Sculptor and teacher, born in Lancashire. He employed a variety of materials, although he most favoured steel, and was interested in the public siting of sculpture. Harding studied at Exeter College of Art, followed by postgraduate research at University of Lancaster into contemporary sculpture in urban areas. In 1985 he co-produced a Welsh Sculpture Trust show, Sculpture & Architecture: Restoring the Partnership, which toured widely. He showed in open-air exhibitions at Tatton Park, Cheshire, St Donats Arts Centre and elsewhere, including the 1986 Glynn Vivian Art Gallery & Museum, Swansea, Seven Sculptors Working in Wales. The gallery holds his work. Lived in Uplands, Swansea, and taught part-time at Dyfed College of Art, Carmarthen. Had solo shows at Swansea Arts Workshop.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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