Harris Kohn. Born 1916 in Kokomo, Indiana. Nicknamed Misch by classmates at John Herron School of Art in Chicago, a name he adopted professionally. Associate Professor at Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Tamarind fellowship 1960. Came to California State University, Hayward in 1972, and taught there until retirement in 1986. Continued working at his home studio in Castro Valley into the 1990s.