Harlan W. Butt

Name
Harlan W. Butt
Also Known as
Harlan Butt
born Princeton, NJ 1950
Active in
  • Denton, Texas
Nationalities
U.S. States
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Harlan W. Butt is Regent's Professor at the University of North Texas, where he has led the metalsmithing program since 1976. A Zen Buddhist who learned his craft on many trips to Japan and India, the artist believes that behind all of the things that we see lies a liberating "emptiness . . . of infinite potential." His incense burners and enameled flower sculptures show a world of nature that is ordinarily unseen and always in a state of change.

Works by This Artist