H.C. Porter

Born in Jackson, MS in 1963


B.F.A. University of Alabama, 1984
Emphasis on painting and photography

Present Position

Owner, Resident Artist, Master Printmaker
H.C. Porter Gallery /
Creative Spirit Studio
Vicksburg, MS

Work Experience

“Avenue for Art”
Creative Spirit Studio
Jackson, MS (1990-1995)

Founder, Teacher, and Program Director. This was a grant-funded neighborhood summer art program established to teach underprivileged children the importance of art, an appreciation for art, and opportunities to explore their creativity through art.

Jireh Publishing,
Tuscaloosa, AL (1985-1987)

Art Director and master printer for sports artist Rick Rush. Limited Edition serigraphs for NBC Sports, Wimbledon, Churchill Downs, and the NFL.

H.C. Porter at work in her Vicksburg studio in 2007

“My work is a question of identifying with my characters. You must respond to their realness. To what they bring to you and what you can bring to them”

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