Harding, J.T.

Born: 1963 Bryn Mawr, PA

Formal Education:

2000  West Chester University, B.S. Marketing

1985   Art Institute of Philadelphia, A.A. Visual Communications (Graduated with Honors)

1983   East Stroudsburg University, BFA Candidate (Fine Art Concentration)

Continuing Education:

2013  (Winter) Portrait Study with Dianne Panarelli Miller, Abington, MA

2011  (Summer) Still Life Workshop with Sam Vokey, Westford, MA

2010  (Summer) Painting the Figure/Portrait on Beach, Cedric & Joanette Egeli, Provincetown, MA

2009  (Fall) Painting the Effect of Light/Color Study, JaFang Lu Studios, Philadelphia, PA

2009  (Summer) Painting the Effect of Light/Color Study, JaFang Lu Studios, Philadelphia, PA

2009  (Winter) Painting the Portrait, Studio Incamminati (Atelier), Kerry Dunn, Philadelphia, PA

2008  (Fall) Painting the Portrait, Studio Incamminati (Atelier), Kerry Dunn, Philadelphia, PA

2008  (Spring) Painting the Portrait, Studio Incamminati (Atelier), Kerry Dunn, Philadelphia, PA

2008  (Spring) Figure Painting II, III, Fleisher, Philadelphia, PA

2007  (Fall) Figure Painting II, III, Fleisher, Philadelphia, PA

2007  (Summer) Bartram’s Gardens en Plein Air, Fleisher, Philadelphia, PA

2006  (Fall) Figure Drawing III, Fleisher, Philadelphia, PA

2006  (Summer) Composition with Landscape as Reference, Aimone Art Services, Monhegan Island, ME

Awards and Scholarships:

2010  Artist-in-Residence, Cape Cod Art Association, Barnstable, MA

Solo Exhibitions:

2013  Guest Artist – The Artist’s Studio & Gallery at Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA

2013  Living Coastal – Ventress Gallery, Sponsored by the North River Arts Society, Marshfield, MA

2010  Capescapes & More – Cape Cod Art Association, Barnstable, MA

Group Exhibitions:

2014  Small Holiday Painting Show – South Street Gallery, Hingham, MA

2014  Holiday Art Show – North River Arts Society, Marshfield Hills, MA

2014  Paint Crow Point Plein Air Invitational  – South Street Gallery, Hingham, MA

2014  Annual Regional Painting Competition (Juried Show)  – Guild of Boston Artists, Boston, MA

2014  Focus on Figures (Juried Show) – North River Arts Society, Marshfield Hills, MA

2013  Small Square Holiday Still Life Show – South Street Gallery, Hingham, MA

2013  Historic Hingham Plein Air Invitational / Silent Auction – South Street Gallery, Hingham, MA

2013  25th Annual Members Show – North River Arts Society, Marshfield Hills, MA

2013  Art in the Park Annual Members Show  – Norwood Art Association, Norwood, MA

2013  16th Annual Sea & Sky Exhibit (Juried Show)  – Hull Lifesaving Museum, Hull, MA

2012  One Size Fits Annual Holiday Show – South Street Gallery, Hingham, MA

2012  Annual Regional Painting Competition (Juried Show)  – Guild of Boston Artists, Boston, MA

2012  Paint the Square Plein Air Invitational – South Street Gallery, Hingham, MA

2012  24th Annual Members Show – North River Arts Society, Marshfield Hills, MA

2011  Matter, Medium, & Meaning: A Contemporary Still Life (Juried) Show – The Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA

2011  Gallery Artist First Friday – Gallery 9, Norwood, MA

2011  Breath of Spring (Juried Show) – Cape Cod Art Association, Barnstable, MA

2011  23rd Annual Members Show – North River Arts Society, Marshfield Hills, MA

2009  Haddonfield Arts Festival, Haddonfield, NJ

2007  Fall Arts Show, Chestnut Hill, PA

Selected Portrait Commissions:

2013  Portrait of Sam (Cocker Spaniel), Westwood, MA

2012  Portrait of Mystic (Thoroughbred), Walpole, MA

2012  Portrait of Brooksie (Golden Retriever), Walpole, MA

2011  Portrait of Vern (Great Pyrenees), Apex, NC

2010  Portrait of Deborah Howard and her four dogs, Cohasset, MA

2010  Portrait of Tyler Wellington and her four dogs, Chestnut Hill, PA

2009  Portrait of Ecaterina Sanalatii, London, UK

2008  Portrait of Mr. Donald Irving, Chatham, MA

Selected Private Collections:

Howard and Lisa Lewis, Walpole, MA

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Meyer, Hilton Head, SC

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Thomson, Chestnut Hill, PA

Ms. Wendy Baloga, Danville, PA

Ms. Kathy Patterson, Westwood, MA

Mrs. Carin Baniewicz Davis, Collegeville, PA

Mrs. Peg Wellington, Chestnut Hill, PA

Dave & Roberta Rotelle, Honeybrook, PA

Mrs. Heidi Scharf, Merion, PA

Ms. Pamela Irving, Cape Cod, MA

Ms. Amy Goldberg Quigley, Gloucester, NJ

Mr. & Mrs. John DiDomenico, Henderson, NV

Don & Julia Miner, Cape May Court House, NJ

Mr. Eric Wyatt, Mercer Island, WA

Mr. Scott Chapman, Columbia, MD

Mr. Joseph Luther, Seattle, WA

Selected Corporate Collections:

Cape Cod Art Association – Barnstable, MA

Gardens with Spirit – Walpole, MA

Companion Animal Protection Society (CAPS) – Cohasset, MA

Teaching

2014 Demonstrator – Braintree Art Association, Braintree, MA

2013 Demonstrator – Dedham Art Association, Dedham, MA

2012 Color Study Group Workshop – JT Harding Studios, East Walpole, MA

2012 Demonstrator – Framingham Artists’ Guild, Framingham, MA

2009-2013 Private teaching and workshop instructor – JT Harding Studios, East Walpole, MA

Professional Affiliations:

Guild of Boston Artists (Associate Member – Since 2010)

Portrait Society of America (Artist Member – Since 2009)

Oil Painter’s of America (Associate Member – Since 2009)

North River Arts Society (Individual Member – Since 2011)

Books:

2014- Robynne Raye – 1,000 Dog Portraits, Rockport Publishers

2010-12, JT Harding – Sensual Realism, Self-published, By J. Harding

Publications/Articles:

2014, PleinAir magazine (September 2014 Issue) – Painting Outdoor Still Lifes article

2014, South Shore Living magazine (June 2014 Issue) – Featured artist in Last Scene Here section

2012, ONE New EnglandAn Artist With A Vision

2008, Chestnut Hill Local, Local Life Section

Gallery Representation:

South Street Gallery, Hingham, MA

Kate Sotolova, Gallery Director

Preservation Framer, North Attleboro, MA (Portrait Commissions)

Matt Slobogan, Gallery Director

Xanadu Gallery (Studio Artist), Scottsdale, AZ

J. Jason Horejs, Owner