Since graduating in 2006 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Auckland University of Technology, Henrietta Harris has steadily built up a name for herself with major commissions and clients that include Clients include Vanity Fair (France), The Department Store (Auckland), Karen Walker, BITE Magazine, Flying Nun Records, VERAMEAT, Coffee Supreme (New Zealand), Ruby (New Zealand), and many more.
She skillfully renders by hand immaculate hands, faces, brains, glaciers and more which have appeared in shows all over New Zealand, Australia, London and New York, on t-shirts, on record covers and in fine art print publications.
Her paintings often involved portraiture with a departure into the surreal with faces skillfully obscured and misplaced by the clean sweep of a brushstroke. She primarily works with watercolour paint on paper.
Why Henrietta Harris Makes Beautiful Portraits - Then Defaces Them
James Manning, Paperboy
Henry Oliver, Sunday Magazine
Landmarks and Features: Henrietta Harris
Rosabel Tan, Pantograph Punch
Next Gen: Henrietta Harris
Artist Interview, The Department Store News
Henrietta Harris' Gorgeous Distortion
Interview with Laura Pulgarin, Portable TV