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Sebert Road
© the artist. Photo credit: Southampton City Art Gallery

Sebert Road 2005

Ed Harper (b.1970)

Southampton City Art Gallery

Artist and lecturer, born in Southampton, Hampshire, full name Edward Harper, who used techniques such as the computer processing of images. He did a foundation diploma at Winchester School of Art, 1988–9; gained an honours degree in fine art, Brighton Polytechnic, 1989–92, under Roy Grayson, Charlie Hooker and Kate Love; and his master’s at Goldsmiths’ College, 1996–8, teachers including Michael Craig-Martin and Gerard Hemsworth. Had an internship to Emma Dexter in the exhibitions department of ICA, 1992–3. He was a visiting lecturer at United Kingdom art colleges. Exhibitions included Ponypark, Salon der Debutanten, Slagharen, Netherlands, 1991; BT New Contemporaries, tour, 1993–4; Untitled Painting Show, LEA Gallery, and Fresh Paint (Frank Cohen Collection), Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, both 1999; Look and Feel, Bürofriedrich, Berlin, Germany, 2000–01; Naturellement, Espace Fauriel, St Étienne, France, 2002; and Yes! I am a long way from home, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and tour, and Lexmark European Art Prize, Eyestorm Gallery, both 2003.

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

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