Harper Hair was born in Houston, Texas in 1984, and was moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma as an infant.  In 2010, he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Kansas City Art Institute.  In 2015, he joined the University of New Orleans Graduate of Fine Arts program.

I believe, to a large extent, that my work is about the impossibility of the task of knowing another, and the titanic difficulty of knowing ourselves.  But it’s also about the necessity of making the effort.