Harold A. Pym was born in England where he studied fine art in London under members of the RA. During the 1930s Pym’s design covered everything from portraits to illustrations for London weekly and daily newspapers, and commissions from major companies, such as the Ford Motor Company, to portray their products. During the Second World War Pym produced ‘now famous morale-boosting posters’ for the MOI, and emigrated shortly afterwards to Vancouver, Canada.
In 1970, Harold was commissioned by the British Columbia Government to go to Osake, Japan and create art for their Pavilion at the World’s Fair. Whilst living in Vancouver, Harold’s work included murals and guest room pictures for major hotel chains such as Hyatt Regency, Four Seasons and Canadian Pacific. Throughout his life, Harold studied the major religions, ‘New Thought’ movements and mystery school teachings, looking for the major inter-connectedness between art, science and religion.
Information collated from: Rockies.net, ‘Harold Pym’, http://www.rockies.net/~julian/pymb.htm, accessed October 4 2003.