J.T. Harwood (1860-1940)
James Taylor “J.T.” Harwood was born in Lehi, Utah in 1860, and attended The San Francisco School of Design, as well as the Academie Julian and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris where he was a roommate of acclaimed California artist Guy Rose.
Returning to the United States, Harwood returned to Salt Lake City in his native Utah, the state with which he enjoys his strongest affiliation.
From 1920-1922, Harwood was a resident of Oakland, California, and he also maintained a summer home on Balboa Island near Newport Beach through the 1920’s. A wonderful pure impressionist, J.T. Harwood paintings are often infused with quick brushstrokes and dappled light. Harwood died in Salt Lake City in 1940.