ABOUT ROBERT HARDING
Robert J. Harding Jr.
drawing, painting, sculpture
295 Greenwich Street #2C
New York City, NY 10007
Tel: 212 233 2554
Visual art silently shows us all that we might recognize in ourselves.
Raised in New York City: East Harlem, Lower East Side, Woodside, Astoria,:
public and parochial schools: Museum of Modern Art School for Children BA Rutgers University, Philosophy MFA Southern Illinois University, painting US Army, field artillery, enlisted rank, West Germany, two years Thord-Gray Fellowship in Environmental Design Studies, Stockholm, Sweden
Recent Special Projects:
1996-98...Three applique wall hangings for Susret Bosnian Relief Project :"Eagle and Fire" 72" long 40" wide presented to First Lady Hillary Clinton, 1998
2000...Sculptural Memorial for my Father and his comrades, 29th and 35th divisions Memorial, La Chapelle Madeliene, Saint Lo, France
2002: The Family sculptural commission and installation for New York city Health and Hospital corporation at Woodhull Hospital, Brroklyn, New York.
2001: completion of drawings and paintings for installation at Greenpoint, Brooklyn Women¹s Health clinic: coomissioned by NYC Health and Hospitials Corporation.
Selection of Recent One Person Gallery Exhibitions:
(includes shows in alternative spaces and universities or colleges. works on paper denates mixed media drawings)
2000: New York School of Interior Design Gallery, NYC., paintings, drawings, sculpture
1998: Spring Studio, NYC, drawings and performance work: "Drawing on the Spring," with video
1997: Chuck Levitan Gallery, NYC, 12 large scale drawings on paper
1996: Chuck Levitan Gallery, NYC, works on paper and paintings
1995: New York School of Interior Design, NYC; Drawings and interior installations
1992: Monmouth College, Long Branch, NJ. paintings, works on paper, sculpture
1990: Chuck Levitan Gallery, NYC: sculpture and drawings
1989: Chuck Levitan Gallery, NYC : sculpture and drawings
1999: Galerie Z, Bratislava, Czech Republic...group show of 6 American artists, drawings
1998: Teatro degli artisti, Rome, Italy, group show, eight American artists, drawings
1994: Kunstschalter Gallery, Cologne, Germany: paintings and works on paper
1966: Galerie Fechner, Dusseldorf, Germany: works on paper
1966: Galerie Palette, Wuppertal, Germany: works on paper
Public Collections and Museums:
Safad Museum, Israel, painting, 1963
Johnson Museum, Cornell University, NY., drawings, 1975 West Point Military Academy Collections, NY,. watercolor, 1975 Everson Museum,NY., paintings on paper, 1978 University of Iowa Museum, Iowa, painting, 1976 INA Collection, Philadelphia, Pa., paintings on paper, 1981 World Wide Business Centers, NYC., paintings, 1983-84 Richard's Consultants, NYC., paintings, 1984-85-86 Minneapolis Art Institute, works on paper, 1995