After touring the western and southern parts of the United States, he returned to the Academy as a teacher. He later worked at a commercial firm before working on his own. With his wife Edie, also an artist, and their only child Brett Harper, he former Harper Studios.
During his career, he illustrated a number of books, best known among them The Golden Book of Biology. He also illustrated for magazines such as Ford Times, and created many prints, posters and other works.
He chose nature as his primary subject, with birds figuring prominently as his subject.
From charleyharperartstudio.com, charleyharper.com and charleyharperprints.com
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