Harveys work has received worldwide recognition for its
timeless detail and brilliant artistry. His depiction of American
and English landscapes and architectural scenes are exciting
in their contrasts and their beauty.
Harveys landscapes are not sentimental, they are an expression
of the artists deep feelings, that in nature, man can find
wonder and grace. Maurice graduated from the Southend College
of Art, Essex, England and also attended the London College of
Art. He worked as an illustrator in advertising for over fifteen
years in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the US. While in Canada,
Harvey was commissioned to do a collection of paintings for the
These paintings were then presented to the Parliament Buildings
of all the Provinces.
Maurice Harvey lives on the Central Coast of California close
to Carmel-by-the-Sea. There, he paints in the beautiful surrounding
countryside for which the region is so well know.
He searches out old buildings, ranches, and rapidly disappearing
barns. Harvey says, This is perhaps a final tribute when
nobody seems to care and its about to be scraped off and
gone forever, but Ive captured it on canvas and made it
look beautiful even in its final days.