Howard Harris

Solitude, Introspection, & Surrealism

March 4 - July 21, 2020

Reception: Thursday, May 5, 2020, 6-8 PM

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Howard Harris is an American Techspressionist artist who skillfully combines technology and aesthetics to expand the viewer’s experience of photographic art. He explores dimensional photography, influenced by quantum physics, chaos theory, and op art. Blending media, color, and abstraction, his work attempts to recreate the dynamic perceptual experience with all its hidden complexities. In his patented process, the Denver-based artist uses a single, often abstracted, image layered over itself with a subtle grid printed on a clear acrylic surface and superimposed over the base image. The resulting visual phenomenon infuses the image with dimensionality and fluidity. The combined image is affected by such changes as the viewing angle and light. Perceptual mechanics are only part of the equation. Equally essential are universal principles of design that produce qualities we perceive as beauty. The artist says, “In any given moment, what we see reflects both our inner state and a synthesis of outer qualities—light, color, movement, space.”

Harris graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute and the Pratt Institute, earning a master’s degree in industrial design. Harris has spent his career negotiating between art and design, creating within others’ parameters, as his desire to create for others often overpowered his desire to create for himself. He now has shifted his motivation to create for himself first. Deeply interested in the principles of design that produce beauty and aesthetics, Harris’s work elevates the art of photography and displays a deep understanding of abstraction.

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Howard Harris

Solitude, Introspection, & Surrealism

March 4 - July 21, 2020

Reception: Thursday, May 5, 2020, 6-8 PM

Window
Window

Digital sublimation print on aluminium
30" x 36"

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Howard Harris is an American Techspressionist artist who skillfully combines technology and aesthetics to expand the viewer’s experience of photographic art. He explores dimensional photography, influenced by quantum physics, chaos theory, and op art. Blending media, color, and abstraction, his work attempts to recreate the dynamic perceptual experience with all its hidden complexities. In his patented process, the Denver-based artist uses a single, often abstracted, image layered over itself with a subtle grid printed on a clear acrylic surface and superimposed over the base image. The resulting visual phenomenon infuses the image with dimensionality and fluidity. The combined image is affected by such changes as the viewing angle and light. Perceptual mechanics are only part of the equation. Equally essential are universal principles of design that produce qualities we perceive as beauty. The artist says, “In any given moment, what we see reflects both our inner state and a synthesis of outer qualities—light, color, movement, space.”

Harris graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute and the Pratt Institute, earning a master’s degree in industrial design. Harris has spent his career negotiating between art and design, creating within others’ parameters, as his desire to create for others often overpowered his desire to create for himself. He now has shifted his motivation to create for himself first. Deeply interested in the principles of design that produce beauty and aesthetics, Harris’s work elevates the art of photography and displays a deep understanding of abstraction.

Window
Window
Tubes
Tubes
Star Dream
Star Dream
Madona & Child
Madona & Child
Guggenheim
Guggenheim
Festival
Festival
Electric Field
Electric Field
Dali's Pearly Whites
Dali's Pearly Whites
Dali Ville
Dali Ville
Ceiling Wave
Ceiling Wave
Battle Cloth
Battle Cloth
Arrows
Arrows
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View Howard Harris's Past Exhibitions

Solitude, Introspection, & Surrealism | March 4 - July 21, 2020

The Infinity of Thoughts
50" x 50" - Acrylic on Canvas
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