Harry Calvin Ward

Biography

About the Author

Harry Calvin Ward was born 27 May 1943 in Bay St. Louis, MS. He grew up in Bay St. Louis and New Orleans. He received his B.A. Degree at the University of Southern Mississippi and his M.A. Degree from East Tennessee State University.
Mr. Ward taught art at the University of Southern Mississippi from 1967 to 2005, retiring as Professor Emeritus of Art. He twice received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Southern Mississippi, where he taught as part of the studio faculty and was past Chairman of the Department of Art.

As an artist, Mr. Ward’s exhibition record included regional, national and international exhibitions and his awards included: The Southern Contemporary Exhibition Award, Johnson City, TN; The Richard Crosby Award in the 20th Annual Juried Exhibition, Covington, LA; The Award of Merit for best single entry in The Mississippi Competitive Exhibition, Jackson, MS.

Richmond Barthé, noted American sculptor and native of Bay St. Louis, MS was part of Mr. Ward’s focus as an art educator. He established the Richmond Barthé Collection in the University of Southern Mississippi Archives and was instrumental in facilitating the acquisition of two of Barthé’s pieces for the University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art Permanent Collection. Additionally, he was also instrumental in the realization of the National Small Sculpture Exhibition, which took place in Hattiesburg, MS.

As an amateur photographer, Mr. Ward's mind's eye always seems to be drawn to the documentation of his environment. The e-book is his chosen format for sharing some of the records of his daily walks.

Books

Hattiesburg Mississippi at Sunrise
Price: Free! Words: 170. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
As an amateur photographer I have been observing Hattiesburg as photographic images for decades on my walks. One of the advantages of rising early is you can witness the awesome power of the sunrise. I have selected 18 of my Hattiesburg sunrise images for this e-book.
Downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi -- 22 Oct 2017
Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
On the 22nd of October 2017 nature created dramatized lighting and color in the downtown during my early morning walk, the kind of lighting that one might see in a painting or theatre production. Twenty-three of these images were selected for this e-book.
Views From the Bridge -- Downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Price: Free! Words: 230. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
My inspiration for this series was to capture, not just appreciate, the images I have seen from this one location during my daily walks over the years.
Downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi -- In a Different Light
Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
I have been observing the environment of downtown Hattiesburg through my camera for decades on my walks. I have selected 18 of these images seen in different lights for this e-book.
Downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi -- Moonset Views -- 16 & 17 Oct 2016
Price: Free! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
I have been taking early morning walks in the downtown area of Hattiesburg for decades, observing the environment through my mind's eye. On my early morning walks on October 16 and 17 of 2016, I was amazed at the light show performance as the moonset met the sunrise.
Downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi -- 1968-1969
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this monograph I have selected some of my photographs of downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi. They are primarily from 1968 -- 1969; I was 25/26 years old at the time. This was the Hattiesburg business district still concentrated in the location where it was originally formed. It was pedestrian friendly, populated by many wonderful small businesses, and had a unique local flavor.
Downtown Bay St. Louis, MS -- August 1964 & November 1989
Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
For this monograph I have selected two groups of my photographs of downtown Bay St. Louis, MS, the town in which I was born and raised. The first group of photographs I took in August of 1964. The second group of photographs I took in November of 1989.
Downtown Hattiesburg, Gordon's Creek Views - May 2009
Price: Free! Words: 230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
I have been taking early morning walks in the downtown area of Hattiesburg for decades, observing the environment through my mind's eye. On some of my walks in May of 2009, I was focused on that facet of my Downtown Hattiesburg subject matter related to my Gordon's Creek views. I have selected 22 of these images for this e-book.
Downtown Hattiesburg, MS -- Cityscapes May 2009
Price: Free! Words: 230. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What follows is a collection of photos from my early morning walks around downtown Hattiesburg in May 2009. The downtown emerged in the late 19th century, before automobiles and electricity. As it turned into the 20th century, the town's first "skyscrapers" emerged, shaping the contour of the city, which are visible from all locations in my walk.
Downtown Hattiesburg, MS 30 April 2009
Price: Free! Words: 230. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
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On my early morning walk through downtown Hattiesburg on the 30th of April 2009, I was treated to a sustained display of soft-focused images of the architectural structures set in fog, void of pedestrians and nearly free of vehicular traffic. I have selected 14 of these images for this e-book.

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