Derek Harris

"I call my current work Modern Retro and am inspired by colour, abstract and geometric abstraction and the Retro Art of the 60's/70's. Nature is very important to me and the study of Taoism, Zen, and Mindfulness is part of my work."
"Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose."

Olive Trees in the Akamas - Mixed Media, Framed 50 x 70 cm - €500

Born in London and living in Cyprus, Derek Harris studied Painting at the Sir John Cass Art School and the Central School of Arts and Crafts both London. At the Central School, Harris studied Architectural Decoration covering painting, mosaics, ceramics and stained glass. After art school, Derek Harris maintained a professional Studio Workshop for 10 years, followed by an individual career as an artist, designer and photographer. Moving to Cyprus, he resumed painting full-time with gallery exhibitions in Nicosia, Limassol, Paphos and Larnaca at the Larnaca Biennale. Harris is currently working with figurative landscapes, still life botanics and exploring abstract, geometry and retro artworks.

Balanced Tension 3 - Mixed Media, Framed 90 x 100 cm - €950
Flower of Life - Mixed Media, Framed 70 x 70 cm - €900
On Tips of Thought OTT 1 - Mixed media 60 x 80 cm
Balanced Edges BE 1 - Mixed media 60 x 70 cm
Diamonds are Forever DAF 2 - Mixed media 70 x 80 cm
Polka Dots and Moonbeams PDM2 - Mixed media 60 x 60 cm
An Octagon of Unaccustomed Light AOU1 - Mixed media 60 x 60 cm
Happy Days in Dimension HPD 3 - Mixed media 60 x 80 cm
Happy Days in Dimension HPD 1 - Mixed media 60 x 80 cm
Mother Earth 3 - Mixed Media, Framed 60 x 100 cm - €900
Thunder and Lightning 6 - Mixed Media, Framed 70 x 80 cm - €900
Thunder and Lightning TL 1 - Mixed media 70 x 80 cm
Free Form Interaction FFI 1 - Mixed media 45 x 80 cm
Balance Edges BE3 - Mixed media 60 x70 cm
An Octagon of Unaccustomed Light AOU2 - Mixed media 60 x 80 cm
Polka Dots and Moonbeams PDM 3 - Mixed media 60 x 60 cm
Thunder and Lightning TL4 - Mixed media 70 x 80 cm

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