Nazar Harran received his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from Baghdad University’s School of Fine Art in 1994, where he studied for 6 years. In 2001 Nazar and his family emigrated from Jordan to the United States and settled in Pennsylvania, where he studied Art and Graphic Design at Northampton Community College in Northampton, PA.
He has worked as an art critic and graphic designer for the Azzaman Newspaper in the UK, set designer for television, freelance photographer, art instructor to adults and children, illustrator, and muralist. His work has been showcased in galleries and exhibitions in Jordan, Iraq, and the United States. He has worked in all mediums, but loves to work in oils.
Nazar and his family are currently living and working in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Baghdad University of, School of Fine Art 1988-1994
Bachelor Degree in Fine Art
Northampton Community College, Northampton PA 2002-2005
Art and Computer Design
– Artist at ArtWorkGallerai
-Art critic and graphic artist for the Azzaman Newspaper in the U.K.
-Art instructor for adults and children as individuals and in groups
-Poster creations for Red Cross International
-Text book illustrations
-Brochure design and layout
-Computer aided photo editing (Photo Shop)
-Mural creator for various churches
-Self employed as a portrait artist with oil paint
Designer, Amman, Jordan
TV set for children shows
Drama for Alarabia Co. 1998 – 1999
-The Regional Show 2012 Auer Center , FW
-Bethlehem 2010 Monsoon Galler
-Easton 2007 YMCA Family
-Bethlehem 2006 Northampton Community College
-Bethlehem 2003 Williams Center for the Visual Arts
-Amman, Jordan 2000 Dar Alanda Gallery
-Amman, Jordan 1999 Al Feneq Gallery
-Amman, Jordan 1998 Jordan Gallery
-Baghdad, Iraq 1994 The Art Center
-Baghdad, Iraq 1993 The Art Center
-Baghdad, Iraq 1993 Studio 2