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Painting, Photography, and Music by Stephen Harriger


An abstract photo of a geometric shape in redUntitled, photograph

Stephen Harriger is a multimedia artist working in drawing, painting, photography, and music - even sculpture. The works in Stephen’s portfolio sometimes seem to inform each other, for example, in photographs translated into paintings or drawing.

 

A painting of a landscape with a mountainmountain

 

Stephen’s works are figurative, and the artist seems drawn to a few subjects in particular. Sports figures, particularly baseball and football players, feature in both his “other media” and “digital airbrush” galleries. I find Stephen’s digital airbrush works quite interesting – they seem to begin with a photograph, which the artist then edits into a smooth, simplified work that holds the appearance of soft airbrush blending.

 

A screen capture of Stephen Harriger's art websiteStephen's website, www.pacificstreetstudio.com

 

I also rather like the lamps that Stephen has made – though he only has a couple examples on his portfolio, the bird-cage-like wooden structures are somehow inviting, particularly as they are photographed in dim spaces, shining brightly.  


A photo of a birdcage lamp by Stephen HarrigerSmall Birdcage Lamp


About the author

Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. She is a recent graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where she studied Critical and Cultural Practices. She is passionate about talking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In her studio practice she is a painter, but she considers herself an art writer and educator foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises

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