Born in 1960 in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Harry Gordon received his Bachelor of Fine Art degree in sculpture from Syracuse University, New York in 1983. In 1987, he moved to New Jersey to earn his Master of Fine Art degree in sculpture from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, and has lived in the state since that time. Harry has a BFA in Sculpture from Syracuse University and a MFA in Sculpture from Rutgers University. From 1983 to 1998, he worked at Johnson Atelier Technical Institute of Sculpture, Mercerville, NJ as Department Head of Sculpture Installations. He was Professor of Sculpture I, II, and 3D Design at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ from 1998 – 1999 and Professor of Metalwork and Foundry at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY in 1999.
Gordon is also the owner of Harry Gordon Studios, a sculpture handling and moving entity. His own sculptures have been included in exhibitions internationally and are part of collections throughout the United States.