Harrison See (b. 1990) is a Western Australian artist interested in allegory that navigates cultural divergence. Through paint See constructs figurative landscapes rich in symbolism and narrative exploring the spaces between cultural communities.
See has held six solo exhibitions and five collaborative shows both locally and in Asia. He has also undertaken three artist residencies in Western Australia and a fourth in Xiamen, China. See is a New Colombo Plan Alumni as well as the recipient of a Research Training Program Scholarship a Yagan Square Digital Tower Screen Initiative, the Louise Macfie Painting Prize and the Ellenbrook-Swan Art Award.
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 understandings of a hybrid Australian identity.
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. See also regularly teaches workshops at Midland Junction Arts Centre (MJAC).
Harrison See (2019), Bridge Crossing (Sun Sets at the Gate) [detail], oil on board