S. P. Harper studied art at the American University in Paris, France with Paul Jenkins, the University of Southern California Roski School of Fine Art (BFA), and ArtCenter in Pasadena, California. After spending 12 years in New York City, she returned to Los Angeles to teach and practice eco-centric art.
Exhibiting internationally, work is included in Neutra Institute Museum, Autry Southwest Museum, Audubon Center, Museum of Modern Art: Yerevan, Romania, Irvine Fine Arts Center, and MOAH, Museum of Art & History. She has exhibited at The Living Room Gallery, W Hotel Hollywood, Brand Library & Art Center, Glendale, California, and Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, Connecticut.
Awards include COCA2020 Finalist: COCA Center for Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy; First Place: Irvine Fine Arts Center 3D Art Exhibition, Irvine, California; “Water Works” Certificate of Achievement Huntington Beach Art Center, California; “Artavita” Certificate of Excellence; ArtSlant Prize Showcase; “Artvoices Magazine 10th Anniversary Gallery Guide” Featured Artist; Special Recognition Category: Light, Space & Time Art Gallery.
Published in 101 Contemporary Artists: Artvoices Art Books, Circle Quarterly Art Review Magazine, London, UK, Issue 10: The Undertaking: Full Blede Magazine, Voyage LA/Los Angeles Magazine, “ArtCenter Dot” Magazine and Los Angeles Art Association Book Volume II.
Teaches art at American Jewish University, Alexander Hamilton & Los Angeles High School, Belmont Retirement Community, and lectures for LA Guest Artist Series.
In the collection of Mandy & Cliff Einstein, Glorya Kaufman, Gayle Garner Roski, TAM: Torrance Art Museum, Malibu City Hall, and South Bay Contemporary Gallery.