Robert Harrison

Robert Harrison

Born February 16, 1949, Robert Harrison is a self-taught artist who has been creating art since he was a boy in the 1950s. Raised in San Antonio, Texas, Harrison has become well-known for his paintings of Texas. His work hangs in the Presidential Palace in Mexico, the office of the University of Texas at San Antonio, and the Briscoe office in Uvalde. His work has been displayed at the Witte Museum, San Angelo Museum of Art, and the Buckhorn Museum. Ladybird and Lucy Johnson gave Harrison a show at the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin in 2008. In 2009, Harrison began working on The Frio Canyon Collection consisting of over fifty paintings purchased by Governor Dolph Briscoe, Jr. and adorns the walls of his banks in Uvalde, Leaky, Utopia, and Carrizo Springs and also for his home and office. Harrison is represented by Cliff Logan.