William Harper is a Chicago photographer and composer. His photography is concerned with natural form, line and mythologies drawn from the landscapes, wildlife and natural events of the Midwestern and high plains states. His photography has been shown, Darkroom Gallery in Vermont, Black Cloud Gallery in Chicago, Kat Kiernan Gallery in Virginia, the Dayton Visual Arts Center, Lincoln Center in Ft. Collins, Walker Fine Arts in Denver, Flatfile Gallery in Chicago, The ARC Gallery in Chicago, and is currently showing at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins and at Transistor in Chicago. Harper’s opera, music theater, dance, orchestra, and chorus have been commissioned and performed by companies including The Minnesota Opera Company, The New Music Theater Ensemble of Minneapolis, INTAR Hispanic American Cultural Center, The Goodman Theater, Hartford Stage, Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company and The Music Theatre Group. William Harper received a PhD in music composition from the Eastman School of Music and teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
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