Henry Harvey graduated from Franklin and Marshall College where he majored in philosophy. He was accepted pre-law at Columbia, but then, flew jet fighters in the US Air Force. It seemed a logical progression at the time.
While stationed in Japan, Harvey began experimenting, creating sculptures out of metal using a torch. His interest quickly became a passion and he and his wife, Pamela, moved to Tucson, Arizona, where he opened a small sculpting gallery. He eventually moved to Pennsylvania, opened a large gallery and began expanding his techniques and his talent.
A Brief Interview with Henry R. Harvey
Excerpted from A Universe of Metal Sculpture.
Lynn: If it’s all right with you, I’d like to dispense with the usual interview questions, or at least get them out of the way.
HH: Sounds good. Okay…blue…two, maybe three times a week…Maurice Ravel…six feet…John Steinbeck…Siddharta…Independent… Aliens…Deist, and…none of your business.
Lynn: Well, I think that covers ninety percent of what I was going to ask. Tell me: why do you sculpt?
HH: Three reasons: First, I love to do it. Second, I seem to have…
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