He was educated as a visual artist at the sculpture department, Statens Kunstakademi in Oslo 1985 - 1989. Master atelier 1990 - 91. He also has a craft education with a journeyman's certificate as a carpenter from Oscarsborg upper secondary school, Narvik 1975 - 1977 and vocational teacher education at the Statens pedagogiske lærhøgskole i shaping, Blaker 1981. Professional visual artist with his own workshop / studio in Bodø since 1989. He has had study trips to most European countries, but also to Egypt, Vietnam, Thailand, Brazil, the USA and Cuba.
He has had a number of exhibitions and assignments at home and abroad, as well as art policy and art positions in art organizations and associations.
Harald has been associated with Bodøgaard - art & culture since its inception in 1985. He has been artistically and administratively responsible in the company since its inception.