미국 화가 ㅡ Gregory Frank Harris
GregoryFrankHarris

(1953~/미국화가)

GregoryFrankHarris

(1953~/미국화가)

GregoryFrankHarris(GregHarris)wasborninsouthernCaliforniain1953.Hismotherwasapainterandhisfatheraminer.Healsohasatwinbrother,anentomologistanddrummer.Hebegandrawingandsculptinginclaybytheageoffive.Ateightyearsoldhebegantosingandplaythepianobyear.Throughoutjuniorhighandhighschoolhehadartandmusicclasses,laterstudyingceramicsandrakufiring.

In1972,heattendedLongBeachUniversitystudyingartandtheater.Healso,atthistime,beganwatercolorpaintingandsongwriting.From1973to1986,heplayedinbandsatlocalnightclubs,thenlaterprofessional‘gigs’inhotelsonthewestcoast.In1977whileontheroadinSpokane,Washington,inspiredbyabookonFrenchimpressionism,hebegantopaintinacrylicandoils,copyingandstudyingtheimpressionistsandoldmasters.

In1980,throughatwistafate,threeofhisoldmastercopiesendedupinthemovie“Annie”.From1982to1996,apersonalagentsoldhisoriginalimpressionistoils,pastels,andwatercolorstogalleriesacrosstheUS.Duringthoseyearshewasexhibitingatjuriedshowsandwinningawards,allthewhilepleinairpaintingintheLagunaandIrvineCanyons.Inthefallof1985,hestudiedattheArtStudent’sLeagueinNewYork;andin1987,heputtogetheralargebandperforminghisoriginalmusicattheRoxeyTheaterinL.A.

From1991to1996heandhiswife,nowdivorced,livedinDuxbury,Massachusetts.WhileinDuxburyheperformedincommunitytheaterplaysandmusicalproductions.In1996,afterdoingaworkshopattheFechinInstitute,NewMexico,hedecidedtomovetoSantaFe.Helivedthereforfiveyearsandcontinuedhisstudiesofcontemporaryrealismandplein-airpainting.

InNovember2000hemovedtoLyme,CTtofurtherpaintfromlife.Healsobecameapart-timeteacherandelectedmemberoftheLymeArtAssociationaswellasaprivateinstructor.CurrentlyheisamemberofthePutneypaintersgroupinVermontwithRichardSchmid.

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