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painter

William Robert Harland, Sr., American painter. With United States Navy, 1962-1966. Member American Watercolor Society (associate), New England Watercolor Society (associate), Concord Art Association (Distinguished Artist Member 1980), Leominster Art Association (painting master 1990), Kirkwood Gallery New England Artists.

Background

Sr., William Robert Harland, was born on July 7, 1943 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Samuel William Harland and Theresa May (Butt) Besco.

Education

Certified, Vesper George School of Art, Boston, 1970.

Career

Field artist United States Navy. Art director SMP Industries Trade Publications, 1972-1976. Visual artist, teacher Littleton, Massachusetts.

Studio artist, numerous commissions. Teacher in field; instructor videographer for television Art. Presenter workshops in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Designer book plates and cover designs. Producer (tv series) A Way of Art. Course originator Drawing for the Strait Line Impaired.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1962-1966. Member American Watercolor Society (associate), New England Watercolor Society (associate), Concord Art Association (Distinguished Artist Member 1980), Leominster Art Association (painting master 1990), Kirkwood Gallery New England Artists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: fishing, music.

Connections

Married Ellen Regina Leavis, April 4, 1970. Children: William, Amy, Andrew.

father:
Samuel William Harland Besco

mother:
Theresa May (Butt) Besco

spouse:
Ellen Regina Leavis

children:
William Sr.

Amy Sr.

Andrew Sr.