Grady Harp is a champion of Representational Art in the roles of curator, lecturer, panelist, writer of art essays, poetry, critical reviews of literature, art and music, and as a gallerist. He has produced exhibitions and contributed catalogue essays for the Arnot Art Museum in New York, Fresno Museum of Art, Laguna College of Art and Design, Nevada Museum of Art, National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum in Chicago, and Cleveland State University Art Gallery and has served as a contributing artistic advisor for universities and colleges throughout California, in Berlin, the Centro Cultural de Conde Duque in Madrid, and in Oslo. His collaborative exhibition with sculptor Stephen Freedman, WAR SONGS: Metaphors in Clay and Poetry from the Vietnam Experience toured the United States from 1996 – 1998. He has provided essays, chapters and Introductions to numerous books such as the recent Powerfully Beautiful and !00 Artists of the Male Figure and Coco: The Testimony of Black and White – the art of Lita Cabellut published in Paris. He is the art reviewer for Poets & Artists magazine and is the art historian for The Art of Man Quarterly Journal.