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Wish List: A Gallery Project Dual Site Exhibit

I will have two pieces included in a dual site, multi-media exhibition presented by Gallery Project in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Toledo, Ohio. Read more...

Roadside Attractions at Copro Gallery

I'm very excited to be included in Copro Gallery's upcoming group show "Roadside Attractions." The exhibit was curated by Cris Velasco and features an uncanny collection of talented artists. The show opens October 18 and runs through November 8. Read more...

New work on display at LeSo Gallery

I have new artwork included in LeSo Gallery's creature themed exhibition called Cryptids, opening August 8 and running through August 22. Read more...

Zeros and Ones: Computer Generated Art Exhibit at the TMA

I have three pieces included in the upcoming Zeros and Ones: Computer Generated Art exhibit at the Toledo Museum of Art, opening May 16 and running through September 18. Read more...

Artist Talk and Solo Exhibit at the Center for Visual Arts

I'm giving an artist talk in the Haigh Auditorium at the Center for Visual Arts Monday, March 10 at 1:30 p.m. This talk is in conjunction with a solo exhibit also opening on March 10 in the Clement Gallery. Read more...

Overture II exhibit at Leso Gallery

My piece Crisis with the Starclops is among the work showcased in the Overture II exhibition opening September 28th at Leso Gallery.

Rock, Paper, Sizzle! - AIGA Toledo Summer Show

This is a really unique show in which each artist created their own album art for a record of their choosing. All artwork will be available to purchase via silent auction at an open reception held on September 7th. Read more...

Artomatic419! April 13, 20, & 27 at 911 N Summit, Downtown Toledo!

Stop in and see me between 11am-11pm at the Artomatic419! I'm exhibiting new work and I'll have a variety of prints available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public. For more info visit theartscommission.org

First Contact: A Themed Exhibit at the Gallery Project

My piece Evidence of Advanced Ethos will be on display as part of a themed group exhibition at the Gallery Project in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Read more...

Phase II of Artist Designed Bike Racks

My design #2birds1tweet (pictured lower left) is among the 10 selected designs for the 2nd phase of the Arts Commission's Bike Racks Project. The new racks will be installed around Toledo's Warehouse District in spring 2013. Read more...

“Half & Half” - AIGA Toledo Summer Show

"In the Gilded Garden" (pictured) will be on display at the University of Toledo’s CVA Gallery at the Toledo Museum of Art as part of the annual AIGA Toledo summer exhibition. Read more...

"Birckhead's Embrace" - The You are Here > Toledo Project

Here's the dot I created inspired by Toledo's first gated community, Birckhead Place. Read More...
"The creatures remind me of how I feel slightly sorry for items in a yard sale or at Goodwill, or how as a child I would whisper apologies to my stuffed animals in the morning if they fell out of my bed overnight. Harvey’s creatures are neither human nor animal. They are both recognizable and foreign, so the viewer identifies with them enough to draw forth our humanity-to empathize-all the while remaining aware of their fancifulness. We recognize ourselves in the intricate folds of flesh and curves of fingertips, in the shadowy sockets where eyes hide, squinting away the stormy dim light; yet we remain distanced enough to hope for something brighter."

-Kerry Trautman, Splat Art Magazine
"If you have ever caught yourself struggling to articulate a visually stunning dream to someone else you can most likely understand the depth of the work that Clifton Harvey produces. His art directly mirrors his passion for story telling as it leads his viewers through visually stunning landscapes that are inhabited by the sort of creatures that you would expect to find lurking in the pages of a Ronald Dahl novel."

-Taylor Jaskolski, TedFury.com
"The word 'pathos' comes to mind. One feels something for these poor characters. Clifton Harvey’s work is filled with feeling. Almost super saturated. But it is not maudlin. Or if it is, it is excusable by the lush and beautiful visions Harvey has created."

-David Halliday, power of h Weblog

About the artist

A 2006 BFA graduate from the University of Toledo, digital artist and Toledo native Clifton Harvey combines his skewed photographic work with his unique hand-drawn creations. Drawing inspiration from childhood nostalgia and daydreams, Clifton’s illustrated narratives depict surreal worlds inhabited by broken creatures...
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Latest Shows

9/11/15 Wish List
8/1/15 Wish List
4/11/15 Artomatic 419!
10/18/14 Roadside Attractions
8/8/14 Cryptids
5/16/14 Zeros and Ones
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The Relic Awakens print
The Detective print
Lament for the Mended prints
The Last Tenant prints
Homebound prints