LuDel Deal Walter grew up in Wyoming and has lived in Illinois, Los Angeles, Oregon, and upstate New York. She started her career as a newspaper and publication designer, spent several years as a bookseller, and has been involved with museums and art galleries in Wyoming and Colorado for over a decade. She is currently a studio artist and retail gallery manager at the Business of Art Center in Manitou Springs, CO.
She has exhibited her paintings and artist books throughout the Rocky Mountain region; including Wyoming, Colorado, Montana, and South Dakota. She graduated from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, with a degree in Visual and Performing Arts/ Gallery Management.