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Roger Harris

Since 1994 he has been a member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers &  exhibits regularly at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, The Mall Galleries and The Royal West of England Academy in Bristol. His work is enjoyed by numerous private collectors and is included in permanent collections at the Cleveland Gallery, Kent County Council and the Ashmolean Museum Oxford.

In 1993 he won 2nd prize at the Cleveland International Drawing Biennale and in 1997 he was awarded the Polock-Krasner Art Foundation Award, New York.

"I have always drawn and I am in awe of artists who have taken a delight in drawing such as Picasso, Hockney, Leonard Baskin, Ben Shahn and the naïve artists, Edward Hicks, Alfred Wallis and Bryan Pearce, for their mastery of line and strong sense of design. I find them all inspirational. For me, mezzotint is the most beautiful form of printmaking with its deep rich surface, and drawn images can in some lights appear and disappear giving a mystery to the work. These are the things I like to explore, to give the viewer many levels of experience.”