Harry Underwood

Harry Underwood is a self taught painter living in Nashville Tennessee. He was born in 1969 in Miami Florida, and raised in the rural "Redlands" farming area near Homestead. His father was a Carpenter and his mother worked at a Supermarket. With his family he attended the Church of God pentecostal church until 1982. As a teenager he cleaned swimming pools at many of the motels in the area and bussed tables at the Capri Italian Restaurant in Florida City. Uprooted by Hurricane Andrew in 1992 he lived in New Orleans and Austin, eventually settling in Nashville. He began painting pictures fifteen years ago while working as a flooring installer in Nashville. His artwork has been shown by galleries in the United States, France and England.