Welcome to the Clara Isabella Harris website. An elderly lady named Clara contacted my mother. She had a sizable art collection that she and her husband Fred had created, and now needed to sell. Was my mother interested? This is what she told my mother:. Beatty, associate and influential to the Group of Seven painters, as well as noted portrait painter Archibald Barnes.
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When Clara was 31 she married Frederick W. Harris, a draughtsman and commercial artist. They lived for many years in the west end of Toronto at 23 Valleyview Gardens.
They shared their love of art as they travelled through Ontario, western Canada, the Canadian Maritimes and the U. Their sketches, paintings, linocuts, greeting cards and correspondence are a tribute to this. The Canadian art world had been the reserve of men.
But Lil also saw something else: the paintings were an historical record of landscapes long-gone. There were so many of them. What to do? Give them away? Sell them?
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An art critic I was not. My background included social work, jewelry sales and real estate: not art. Clara had documented the backs of many of the paintings with the location, date and time of day. I recognized the names of the locations but urban development had erased these scenes permanently. I had an important archive that needed to be preserved and shared.
Verna McLean, Curator. How The Website Came to Be.Home Creators T. Harris Art. Harris Art Follow. Applied Filters 21 results. Creator : T. Art Paintings Shipping Options. Item Ships From. Search Locations. Search Artists Clear. Search Materials. View Full Details. Beachside Beauty, oil painting by TS Harris. An original 48x36" oil on canvas painting by contemporary American artist Tracey Sylvester Harris. A woman in a bathing suite sits on the top of a cushioned chair or beach chaise.
Beachside Beauty, oil painting by TS Harris An original 36x36" oil on canvas painting by contemporary American artist Tracey Sylvester Harris. A woman stands at the beach, before the ocean, wrapped in a red and white wide str Summer Breeze, oil painting by TS Harris.
Contemporary California artist, Tracey Sylvester Harris is known for her 'vintage' feeling paintings that bring to mind postcards of vacation photos from the 's and the golden ag Summer Breeze, oil painting by TS Harris Floating, oil painting by TS Harris. Floating, oil painting by TS Harris Beach Beret, oil painting by TS Harris.John Harris born 29 July in LondonEngland  is a British artist and illustrator, known for working in the science fiction genre.
His paintings have been used on book covers for many authors, including Orson Scott Card Arthur C. John Harris began painting aged 14 and entered Luton College of Art at the age of After completing a foundation course, he entered Exeter University in to study painting.
Graduating in  he travelled and studied transcendental meditationan increasing influence on his works. On his return to England inJohn Harris began exploring the theme of monumental scale and space, producing a series of science fiction art.
In the late s he joined Young Artists, the premier agency for the emerging movement of science fiction art in the UK. Harris continued to specialise in large-scale commissions for companies such as Philips Electronics and Shell.
During the early s Harris was commissioned by Sinclair Research to produce cover-art for the user manuals of the ZX81 and ZX Spectrum home computers. That work is now part of the Smithsonian Museum Collection.
In The Royal Caribbean commissioned him to paint a number of large canvases to be displayed as permanent fixtures in their new range of ocean cruise ships, resulting in over 70 marine paintings. The majority of this collection being of the J-class trinity - Endeavour, Shamrock and Velsheda.
In Harris became associated with the Symposium of Imaginative Realism Illuxcona relationship which remains a key feature of his career. He is now a regular contributor to their exhibitions.
Harris currently lives in DevonEngland. He is married to Sarah Harris and has two children, Sophie and Ben. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other people with the same name, see John Harris disambiguation. LondonEngland. Retrieved 8 February Categories : Living people British speculative fiction artists British illustrators births British painters British male painters Science fiction artists Artists from London People from Devon.
This evolution would ultimately lead him to a clinical and analytic approach to abstraction, informed by theosophy and transcendentalism, which he would pursue in the United States, while living in New Hampshire and New Mexico —39and for the remainder of his life in Vancouver — Harris was absolutely committed to abstraction and to what he considered an experimental approach, but his classic winter and northern landscapes remain his most significant and resonant works. The goal of the exhibition is to present, in a focused way, a distinctive painter who should be considered a leading artist of his time beyond Canada.
He was an informed modern artist who made a lasting contribution during a critical moment when art in North America was emerging from regionalism and nationalism. Introducing such a fully formed artist to a new audience is a singular challenge and an engaging puzzle.
Hammer membership gives you special access to public programs, opening parties, and puts you in the mix of L. Learn More. Lawren Harris, Lake Superior, c. Lawren Harris, Lake and Mountains, Lawren Harris, Mt.
Lefroy, Lawren Harris, Pic Island, ca. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Canada; Purchased Eaton Co. Oil on beaverboard. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Purchased Art Gallery of Hamilton; Bequest of H. Southam, C. Image Gallery. Join Us.Lawren Harris was a Canadian landscape painter, member and financier of the Canadian art movement called the Group of Seven.
Harris was born in a family recently made wealthy through the invention and production of farm machinery: this circumstance created lifelong material security for the artist. His family was strongly religious, so he inherited a commitment to spiritual truth.
Since Harris was a child, he showed an interest in drawing.
His artistic talent was noticed and encouraged by his parents. At 19, inhe went to Berlin where he privately studied art for three years. His training was academic, focusing on the problem of composition, light, construction of volumes, perspective, as his first sketches of the Berlin streets shown. Urban scenes that he learned to look at in Berlin were the first subject of his art: his first major oil painting was, in fact, Wellington Street Although the painting may seem a simple everyday city scene, we can see in it the seeds of what will be the great interest of Harris: nature, captured in the curved line of the trees and the snow on the branches simplified in spots of color.
Harris balanced his interest in city scenes with that of Canadian wilderness and landscapes, often painting in Canadian forests. Canadian artists were searching for an authentic way to express their experience of their land.
Gradually, the painters began to work together, touring Canada to study and paint landscapes. InHarris traveled to Buffalo to visit an exhibition of Scandinavian artists. It was like a revelation: in those artists, the vigor of the landscapes had incorporated the decorative manner of Art Nouveau.
Thus, the landscapes of Harris changed: large color patterns began to appear in his works, the color became flatter but no less alive, the brushstrokes more evident and ribbon-like, as we can see in Winter sunrise In early Harris and other Canadian painters, J. MacDonald and Tom Thompson started to travel and to work together. They founded the Studio Building, a meeting and working point which enabled the artists to feel like members of a community.
They enrolled in the troops fighting in World War I in Harris was never sent out of Ontario, but he went through two tragedies. In his brother Howard died overseas, and then Thompson drowned or was murdered during a boat excursion on Canoe Lake. These events brought Harris to a mental breakdown. In May he was advised by his doctor to move to the Algoma region to find peace and mental rest.Sign up for our newsletter!
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Displaying: 1 - 7 of 7. Displaying: 1 - 24 of Kenneth Harris was born and grew up in Jamaica and has been painting since early childhood. He became a working artist while in High School doing artwork and displaying them among businesses. He has also done murals alongside one of Jamaica's renowned artists Roy Nigerian Harris for several companies.
Kenneth then decided to broaden his artistic touch and started studying pottery which awarded him a three months trip to then West Germany in There he participated in a few International ceramic shows.
He partnered with German renowned potter, Heidi Kippenberg. After returning to Jamaica Kenneth stayed focused on Art and Pottery, and started to display his work.
Kenneth worked on several cruise ships between andthen moved to Florida at the end of his career.