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David Edward Harmon, American education educator, artist. Member of Foundation in Art Theory and Education, Cooperstown Art Association, Mid-American College Art Association, College Art Association, National Council Art Administrators.


Harmon, David Edward was born on May 30, 1953 in St. Louis. Son of Dewey Edward and Lorraine Irma Harmon.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Webster University, 1977. Master of Fine Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1982.


Graduate teaching assistant Pennsylvania State University, 1979—1982. Visiting professor art University Southern Mississippi, 1982—1983. Visiting assistant professor art, lecturer University Arizona, 1984—1985.

Assistant professor of art Potsdam College (State University of New York), 1985—1989. Visiting lecturer Liverpool Institute of Higher Education, 1988. Visiting painter Keystone Junior College, La Plume, Pennsylvania, 1989—1990.

Associate professor art Bethel College, 1990—2005. Associate faculty Indiana University at South Bend, 1998—2005, Ball State University, 2003—2005. Resident Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, New York, 2004.

Professor art Savannah College Art and Design, Georgia, 2005—2008. Associate professor art Sterling College,Sterling, Kansas, since 2008. Juror Northern Indiana Artists Association, 1997, Art Festival, Plymouth, Indiana, 1998.

Panel moderator Mid-American College Art Association Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, 1998. Panel chair Mid-American Southeast College Art Association Conference, Louisville, 2000. Juror South Bend Regional Museum of Art, 2001.

Visiting artist Jentel Artist Residency Program (summer), Banner, Wyoming, 2003. Panelist, president National Conference Liberal Arts and Education Artists, New York City, 2006—2010. Faculty reader Associated Press Louisville, Kentucky, 2007.

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    • One-man shows include Huntington College, Indiana, 2004, Bachman Gallery, Center for Visual Arts, Munster, Indiana, 2004, Colfax Cultural Center, South Bend, Indiana, 2003, Harbor Inn Gallery, New Buffalo, Michigan, 2003, Southern Suburban College, Chicago, 2003, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, 2002, Fernwood Gallery, Niles, Michigan, 2002, Pennsylvania State University at Altoona, 2001, West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, Arizona, 2001, Elgin Community College, Indiana, 2000, Savannah State University, Georgia, 2007, Dimensions Gallery, Savannah, Georgia, 2008, Uttar Pradesh Gallery, University Wyoming, 1999, one-man shows include University of Great Falls., Montana, 1999, Kishwaukee College, Malta, Illinois, 1999, Spring Arbor College, 1998, United States Airforce Academy, Colorado Springs., 1997, South Bend Art Center, Indiana, 1992-1993, Contemporary Artlink Artspace, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1992-1993, Adams Hall Gallery, Art Department Wheaton College, 1991, Asbury College Gallery, Wilmore, Kentucky, 1991, Napa Valley College, California, 1990, Reed Cultural Center, Las Vegas, 1989, Wilson Art Gallery, Le Moyne College College, Syracuse, New York, 1989, Rockwell Kent Gallery, State University of New York at Plattsburg, 1989, One-one Eight Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1988, Armstrong Gallery of Armstrong State College, University Georgia, 1987, Brainerd Hall Gallery, Potsdam College, 1986, Union Gallery, University Arizona, 1985, Gallery One, Ohio State University, 1981, Jackson Hall Gallery, Kentucky State University, 1981, Pennsylvania State University, Ogontz Campus, 1980, exhibited in group shows at 8th Biennial Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, LaPorte, Indiana, 2001, American Dream Exhibition, Ladover, Maryland, 2002, Period Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska, 2003, Stanley Clark School, South Bend, Indiana, Allen R. Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, Kentucky, 2000, Burnell R. Roberts Gallery, Dayton, Ohio, 2000, Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin, 2000, Fort Worth Cultural Center, 2006, Concordia University, Austin, Texas, 1998, Reconstruction Gallery, Santa Ana, California, 1997, Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1997, Gallery One, New Buffalo, Michigan, 1997, Weaver Gallery, Everest-Rohrer Chapel Fine Arts Center, Bethel College, Dunes Show, Gallery Northern, New Buffalo, Michigan, 1996, Lake St. Gallery, Gary, Indiana, 1995, Southwestern Michigan College, 1994, Buckham Gallery, Flint, Michigan, 1993, Trinity Lutheran Church, 1993, Eleven East Ashland Gallery, Phoenix, 1991, Represented in permanent collections Jentel Artists Residency, Banner, Wyoming, Munson-Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, Mr.

      Gary Mason, Liverpool, England, Mississippi Allison Alice, Potsdam, New York, Mr. Johan Parks, Stockton, California, The Jewish Museum of Highland Park, Chicago, University of Missouri, Bethel College, University Southern Mississippi, State University of New York Potsdam, Emmanuel Baptist Church, University of Scranton, Pennsylvania, Environmental Health Labs, South Bend, Indiana, Sanctuary River Park United Methodist Church and others, one-man shows include Hutchinson Community College, Kansas, 2010.


Member of Foundation in Art Theory and Education, Cooperstown Art Association, Mid-American College Art Association, College Art Association, National Council Art Administrators.


Married Susan Lee Nusbaum-Harmon, November 21, 1981. Children: James, Stephen, Daniel, Michael.

Dewey Edward

Lorraine Irma Harmon

Susan Lee Nusbaum-Harmon

James Harmon

Stephen Harmon

Daniel Harmon

Michael Harmon