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Gregory Frank Harris (b.1953)
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Gregory Frank Harris
(Born 1953)
Spring Blossoms
Oil on canvasboard
16 x 12 inches
Signed; also signed, titled and dated on the reverse
Provenance
The artist
Rehs Galleries, Inc., New York City
Private collection, United Kingdom




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Going Home From the FieldsGregory Frank HarrisGoing Home From the Fields Summer RosesGregory Frank HarrisSummer Roses Sunlight, Wind and SeaGregory Frank HarrisSunlight, Wind and Sea
Wild PoppiesGregory Frank HarrisWild Poppies The Road HomeGregory Frank HarrisThe Road Home The Eventide of Spring Comes GentlyGregory Frank HarrisThe Eventide of Spring Comes Gently
Along the Peaceful RiverGregory Frank HarrisAlong the Peaceful River A Peaceful TimeGregory Frank HarrisA Peaceful Time DaydreamsGregory Frank HarrisDaydreams
Early Spring, Old Brittany FarmGregory Frank HarrisEarly Spring, Old Brittany Farm On the Eve of SundownGregory Frank HarrisOn the Eve of Sundown Spring in the ValleyGregory Frank HarrisSpring in the Valley
Still Life with Cantaloupe & PeachesGregory Frank HarrisStill Life with Cantaloupe & Peaches Lilacs and French Confit JarGregory Frank HarrisLilacs and French Confit Jar Gladiolas and CopperGregory Frank HarrisGladiolas and Copper
Still Life with Lilacs and AzaleasGregory Frank HarrisStill Life with Lilacs and Azaleas Clearing SkiesGregory Frank HarrisClearing Skies A Bountiful HarvestGregory Frank HarrisA Bountiful Harvest
When Dawn BreaksGregory Frank HarrisWhen Dawn Breaks FloraGregory Frank HarrisFlora Peaceful HoursGregory Frank HarrisPeaceful Hours
Tender FieldsGregory Frank HarrisTender Fields SunflowersGregory Frank HarrisSunflowers The HerdsmanGregory Frank HarrisThe Herdsman
Evening Light and April MoonGregory Frank HarrisEvening Light and April Moon Sunlight & ShadowsGregory Frank HarrisSunlight & Shadows The Village PondGregory Frank HarrisThe Village Pond
The Chinese JarGregory Frank HarrisThe Chinese Jar Autumn Along the RiverGregory Frank HarrisAutumn Along the River First Days of SpringGregory Frank HarrisFirst Days of Spring
SunbreakGregory Frank HarrisSunbreak Wildflowers on the RiverGregory Frank HarrisWildflowers on the River's Edge A Moments ReverieGregory Frank HarrisA Moments Reverie
A Quiet PastimeGregory Frank HarrisA Quiet Pastime Time Moves SlowlyGregory Frank HarrisTime Moves Slowly A Still MorningGregory Frank HarrisA Still Morning
Peaceful MorningGregory Frank HarrisPeaceful Morning Warm Days of SummerGregory Frank HarrisWarm Days of Summer Now, Only MemoriesGregory Frank HarrisNow, Only Memories
October SkiesGregory Frank HarrisOctober Skies Young ShepherdGregory Frank HarrisYoung Shepherd Spring BlossomsGregory Frank HarrisSpring Blossoms
A Golden HarvestGregory Frank HarrisA Golden Harvest The Golden YearsGregory Frank HarrisThe Golden Years Wildflowers by the PastureGregory Frank HarrisWildflowers by the Pasture
When the Storm ClearsGregory Frank HarrisWhen the Storm Clears April Skies & Sunlit HillsGregory Frank HarrisApril Skies & Sunlit Hills Along the Peaceful RiverGregory Frank HarrisAlong the Peaceful River
The Poppy FieldGregory Frank HarrisThe Poppy Field A Riverside CottageGregory Frank HarrisA Riverside Cottage May BlossomsGregory Frank HarrisMay Blossoms
Daydreams and White RosesGregory Frank HarrisDaydreams and White Roses A Cottage GardenGregory Frank HarrisA Cottage Garden June RosesGregory Frank HarrisJune Roses
Garden of RosesGregory Frank HarrisGarden of Roses Morning BouquetGregory Frank HarrisMorning Bouquet June RhododendronsGregory Frank HarrisJune Rhododendrons
Andalusian FarmhouseGregory Frank HarrisAndalusian Farmhouse In the Light of SummerGregory Frank HarrisIn the Light of Summer Hillside PoppiesGregory Frank HarrisHillside Poppies
Old Newlyn CottageGregory Frank HarrisOld Newlyn Cottage Among the RosesGregory Frank HarrisAmong the Roses Distant Light on the PastureGregory Frank HarrisDistant Light on the Pasture
Into the Evening LightGregory Frank HarrisInto the Evening Light From the GardenGregory Frank HarrisFrom the Garden April WildflowersGregory Frank HarrisApril Wildflowers
Late Afternoon TeaGregory Frank HarrisLate Afternoon Tea Garden PathwayGregory Frank HarrisGarden Pathway Coastal MorningGregory Frank HarrisCoastal Morning
Clearing Skies (The Parisian Laundress)Gregory Frank HarrisClearing Skies (The Parisian Laundress) Daydreams (Laundress in the Tuileries, Paris)Gregory Frank HarrisDaydreams (Laundress in the Tuileries, Paris) A la FontaineGregory Frank HarrisA la Fontaine
Sunny Day at the BeachGregory Frank HarrisSunny Day at the Beach On the Pacific ShoreGregory Frank HarrisOn the Pacific Shore Evening by the ShoreGregory Frank HarrisEvening by the Shore
The HaymakersGregory Frank HarrisThe Haymakers Early FallGregory Frank HarrisEarly Fall Springtime in the FieldsGregory Frank HarrisSpringtime in the Fields
 
Gregory Frank Harris
(born 1953)
An Overview


Gregory Frank Harris (Greg Harris) was born in southern California in 1953. His mother was a painter and his father a miner. He also has a twin brother, an entomologist and drummer. He began drawing and sculpting in clay by the age of five. At eight years old he began to sing and play the piano by ear. Throughout junior high and high school he had art and music classes, later studying ceramics and raku firing.

In 1972, he attended Long Beach University studying art and theater. He also, at this time, began watercolor painting and song writing. From 1973 to 1986, he played in bands at local nightclubs, then later professional ‘gigs’ in hotels on the west coast. In 1977 while on the road in Spokane, Washington, inspired by a book on French impressionism, he began to paint in acrylic and oils, copying and studying the impressionists and old masters.

In 1980, through a twist a fate, three of his old master copies ended up in the movie “Annie”. From 1982 to 1996, a personal agent sold his original impressionist oils, pastels, and watercolors to galleries across the US. During those years he was exhibiting at juried shows and winning awards, all the while plein air painting in the Laguna and Irvine Canyons. In the fall of 1985, he studied at the Art Student’s League in New York; and in 1987, he put together a large band performing his original music at the Roxey Theater in L.A.

From 1991 to 1996 he and his wife, now divorced, lived in Duxbury, Massachusetts. While in Duxbury he performed in community theater plays and musical productions. In 1996, after doing a workshop at the Fechin Institute, New Mexico, he decided to move to Santa Fe. He lived there for five years and continued his studies of contemporary realism and plein-air painting.

In November 2000 he moved to Lyme, CT to further paint from life. He also became a part-time teacher and elected member of the Lyme Art Association as well as a private instructor. Currently he is a member of the Putney painters group in Vermont with Richard Schmid.