Cliff F. Harmon, artist. Recipient 1st, 2d and 3d prizes Glendale Art Association, 1960, 1st premium New Mexico State Fair Art Exhibition, 1968, 3d prize 1st Biennial Five State Art Exhibit, 1971. With United States Coast Guard, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Taos Art Association (artist member, past president).
Harmon, Cliff F. was born on June 26, 1923 in Los Angeles. Son of Artemas Henry and Helen Leone (Lindsey) H.
Brother Harvey S. Harmon
Student, Bisstram School Fine Arts; Student, Taos Valley Art School; Student, Black Mountain College.
Wood tool pattern maker Douglas Aircraft Company, Santa Monica, California, 1954-1959; wood model builder Electronic Specialty Company, Los Angeles, 1959-1961; owner art gallery Taos, New Mexico, since 1962; One-man shows include New Mexico Museum Fine Art, Santa Fe, 1952, Stables Art Gallery, Taos, 1965-1969, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 96, Total Arts Gallery, Taos, 1978, 96, Suzanne Brown Gallery, Arizona, 1985, New Directions Gallery, Taos, 1989; exhibited in group shows at Dallas Museum Fine Arts, 1949, Museum New Mexico Art Gallery, Santa Fe, 1952, Arts & Humanities Council Invitational Travelling Exhibit, 1971, Cunningham Memorial Art Gallery, Bakersfield, California, 1971, Phoenix Art Museum, New Mexico Museum Fine Arts, Rotunda Gallery, London, 1973, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, 1974, Colorado Women's College, Denver, 1975, 17th Annual Eight State Exhibition, Oklahoma, 1975, Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, 1978, Fall Festival of Arts, Taos, 1984-1996, Taos Invites Taos, El Cielo Grande de Taos, 1986-1989, Harwood Museum, Taos, 1987, 91, Taos Art Association, 1991, 93, 94, 95 (1st place, Blue Ribbon 1994), Stables Gallery Taos Art Association, 1996, Van Vechten-Lineberry Museum Taos Artists, 1996, Total Arts Gallery, Taos; represented in various permanent public collections.