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. 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. The Johnson family gave Harrison a show at the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin in 2008. In 2009, Harrison began working on The Frio Canyon Collection of more than fifty paintings that were purchased by Governor Dolph Briscoe, Jr., to adorn the walls of his banks in Uvalde, Leaky, Utopia, and Carrizo Springs, Texas, and also his home and office. Harrison is represented by Cliff Logan in Austin, Texas.