Penelope Harris is active/lives in Pennsylvania. Penelope Harris is known for still life.
Biography Penelope Harris
Born in New York City and raised in Little Compton, Rhode Island, Penelope Harris is a painter of vividly colored still lifes, a subject she turned to later in her career when she decided to abandon any worry of being a female painter of pretty subjects. Still lifes were indeed what she wanted to paint, and her paintings include floral subjects from flowers grown in her own garden.
Her parents, Lloyd Holman Parsons and Audrey Buller, were artists, but early discouraged her from making a career of her talents because they feared the poverty and the bohemian lifestyle. Her father died before she began her formal art education, but once she determined to become an artist, her mother was strongly encouraging.
She married and moved
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