Cartoonist-Illustrator Brings Art to HACC’s Lancaster Campus

LANCASTER, Pa. – “Playgrounds, Pencils, Pens and Panopticons,” an exhibit of works by Clay Harris, opens Aug. 20, 2018, at HACC’s Lancaster Campus Art Space. An artist reception is scheduled in the Art Space Sept. 5 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Both the exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.
 
In the 1990s, Harris was a character designer at MTV and worked with animator, writer and producer Mike Judge. Harris illustrated and designed a graphic novel, The Legend of Jow Lung, in collaboration with the Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. For several years he worked as a studio cartooning instructor and afterschool arts instructor for Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Hyattsville, Maryland.
 
Harris has an associate degree in computer animation from Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland, and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico. He also attended Pratt Institute’s Master of Fine Arts program in graphic design and illustration.
 
For more information about Harris, please visit clayharrisillustrations.com.   
 
The Art Space is open Monday through Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Fridays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, please email Ilene Rosenberg.
 
Photo Caption: “Sanddragon” collage by Clay Harris
 
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