Robert W. Harrison
Red River Passage, 1995
Brick, concrete, galvanized steel
Outside Art Barn
Restored in 2011.


National Gallery of Canada website:
Artists in Canada
Robert Harrison’s Web Site

His love of ceramics began in second year, when upon the suggestion of a friend he took a ceramics class from Robert Archambeau.  Archambeau became his mentor and the relationship has turned into a life-long friendship.  “He planted a lot of seeds in my mind and his guidance which gave me the eye towards asian and oriental ceramics, amongst other types…..” (Telephone interview, Nov. 19, 2013)

Selected Bibliography
Adlmann, J. E., & McIntyre, B. J. (1996). Contemporary Art in New Mexico. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy2.lib.umanitoba.ca/docview/1367864378?accountid=14569

Harrison, R. (2002). A journey with bricks. Studio Potter, 30(2), 44-46. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy2.lib.umanitoba.ca/docview/1320196208?accountid=14569

Heeney, G. (2002). Creative brickworks. Studio Potter, 30(2), 35-39. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy2.lib.umanitoba.ca/docview/1320202475?accountid=14569

Kendall, E. A. (2004). Home away from home. Ceramics Monthly, 52(1), 48-51. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy2.lib.umanitoba.ca/docview/1320210182?accountid=14569

LaPointe, N. F. (2001). Medalta: Continuing the legacy of fire. Ceramics Monthly (U.S.A.), 49(7), 70-72. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy2.lib.umanitoba.ca/docview/1320195528?accountid=14569

McEwan, L. (2003). Public artwork. Pottery in Australia, 42(3), 34-38. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy2.lib.umanitoba.ca/docview/1320205449?accountid=14569

Newby, R. (1991). Shrines for potters. American Ceramics, 9(3), 26-33. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy2.lib.umanitoba.ca/docview/1320498828?accountid=14569

Newby, R. (2000). Spirited variations. Ceramic Review (U.K.), (184), 24-25. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy2.lib.umanitoba.ca./docview/1320174121?accountid=14569

Racker, B. (1995). Robert harrison’s gibson gateway. Ceramics Monthly, 43(1), 42-43. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxy2.lib.umanitoba.ca/docview/1320606654?accountid=14569



2 Responses to Harrison

  1. Leif Larsen says:

    Qr code as a signature. Wonderful.

  2. The artist Robert Harrison was here the week of July 25th restoring his sculpture. The steel sheathing was unscrewed and removed, then the cement patched and then the steel replaced.

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