G. F. Harper (b. 1980, Austin, Texas) has been painting and writing in the landscape of American Arts for more than ten years now. His unique and creative visual language pays homage to an array of traditions and genres, drawing elements from Old Master portraiture to American contemporary art. His profoundly original works range from grotesque and sublime to simply beautiful. Throughout his sprouting career he has remained loyal to his personal aesthetic and has continued to shock and delight as he becomes more skillful within his genre.