- MFA, Rhode Island School of Design
Richard Harned is a professor of art at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, where he heads the Glass Art program. He has been a faculty member at Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Arkansas State University, Jonesboro; and a visiting artist nationally and internationally, at Academa Minerve, Groningen, the Netherlands; Aichi University of Education, Aichi, Japan; Tokyo Glass Art Institute, Tokyo, Japan; Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Island, Maine; and the Pilchuck School, Seattle, Washington. He has been an artist in residence at Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California, and in the Iron Foundry of the Arts/Industry program of the John Michael Kohler Art Center in Sheboygan Wisconsin. He founded the Glass Axis, a not for profit workshop and artists organization in Central Ohio, and has served as a panelist and site visitor for national and regional art organizations and as treasurer and president of the Glass Art Society.