Works in the Collection
Theodore A. Harris was born in 1966 in New York City and raised in Philadelphia. He is a collagist, poet, curator, and essayist on the intersection of art and politics. He has participated in residences at the Ashe Cultural Arts Center (New Orleans); 40th Street A-I-R (Philadelphia); Hammonds House Museum and Resource Center of African American Art (Atlanta, GA); and International Festival of Arts and Ideas (New Haven, CT). He is the founding director of The Institute for Advanced Study in Black Aesthetics.
Harris’ work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in galleries and museums such as The Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia Pennsylvania; NeMe in Limassol, Cyprus; The University of Chicago Center in Paris, France; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Hammonds House Museum and Resource Center of African American Art, Atlanta, Georgia; Harmony House Stanford University, Stanford, California. His work is in private and public collections including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, La Salle University Art Museum, Center for Africana Studies University of Pennsylvania, Saint Louis University Museum of Art, Du Bois College House University of Pennsylvania, and Lincoln University.