Kurt Harris - Artist, Musician, And Songwriter
Born in Rome, New York, Kurt attended Rochester Institute of Technology, majoring in Advertising Design and Illustration.
He spent years as a musician with various bands, and as a solo artist, working in almost every state in the USA. He performed on cruise ships for Costa and Dolphin Cruise Lines, and toured the road circuit on buses and vans. He has played in Canada, Norway and throughout the Caribbean.
His CD “Currents of the Wind” is a collection of his original music. All the instruments on the CD are played by him, with the exception of “Magnolia Memories” which has his friend and former band mate Ben Lawson trading licks with him on steel guitar.
Kurt moved to Sanford, Florida in 1983, where he has worked as a musician, artist, songwriter, and as a manufacturing engineer for local electronics manufacturing companies.
These days, Kurt spends his time creating artwork, working mostly in acrylics; but, he also enjoys oils, watercolors, pen and ink, pencil sketching, photography, web design, and graphic art. Some of his paintings, drawings, and his CD of original music are displayed on this web site.
Kurt was the president of the Sanford Seminole Art Association for 2013 – 2014, and is again this year for the 2014 -2015 term.