Harrison See (b. 1990) is an emerging Western Australian artist interested in allegory that transcends cultural difference. Through paint See constructs figurative landscapes rich in symbolism and narrative exploring the spaces between divergent cultural communities.
See has held six solo exhibitions and four joint shows both locally and in Asia. He has also undertaken three artist residencies in Western Australia, a fourth in Xiamen, and a fifth planned for Hong Kong in 2021. See is a New Colombo Plan Alumni as well as the recipient of a Research Training Program Scholarship and the Louise Macfie Painting Prize.
After living in Asia for an extended period he has returned to Perth to undertake his doctoral research. Research exploring how a dialogic approach to cross-cultural collaboration can lead to new artistic understandings.
See is currently a PhD candidate in the School of Arts and Humanities (SAH), Edith Cowan University, and an assistant artist and research assistant for various SAH projects.
Harrison See (2019), Bridge Crossing (Sun Sets at the Gate) [detail], oil on board