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also known as Margaret Lucille Harries

educator , sculptor

Mags Harries, Welsh, American sculptor, educator. Named Grand Bostonian, City of Boston, 1980; recipient Design Excellence award, Governor's Awards Program Massachusetts, 1986; fellow, Massachusetts Foundation Arts, 1976, Bunting, 1977-1978.


Harries, Mags was born on April 6, 1945 in Barry, Glamorganshire, Wales. Arrived in United States, 1968. Daughter of John Dilwyn and Joan Mary George (James) Harries.


Diploma in Art and Design Leicester, College Art and Design, England,, 1967. Master of Fine Arts, Southern Illinois University, 1970.


Adjunct professor Rhode Island School Design, Providence, 1970—1971. Visiting assistant professor Brown University, 1972—1975. Member faculty School Museum Fine Arts, Boston, since 1979.

Consultant in field.


  • Other Work

    • Sculpture, Asaroton, 1976, Yewhedge 3 Gardens, 1982, Bronze Glove Cycle, 1984, concrete, steel, Wall Cycle to Ocotillo, Phoenix, 1991, aluminum entry dataway, Topiary-a Twenty Year Project, Brooklyn, 1993, steel, concrete, light, motors, Pillars of Thought, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1995, brass, concrete, Muo Life, Toledo, Ohio, 1998, terrazzo floor, City a the Falls, Louisville, Kentucky, 2000, bronze, terrazzo, steel, acrylic, Drawn Water, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2001, collections, Boston Public Library., Decordova Museum, Massachusetts, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, Polaroid Corporation, Rose Art Museum, Southern Illinois University, Welsh National Museum, Cardiff.


Member of faculty School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1978-1979, 80—.


Married Lajos Sandor Heder, May 1977. Children: Sian Heder, Thyra Heder.

John Dilwyn Harries

Joan Mary George (James) Harries

Lajos Sandor Heder

Sian Heder Harries

Thyra Heder Harries