MILDRED HARRISON- "MIDGE" HARRISON (1915-1991) Texas artist: Born October 7, 1915 and originally from Paris, Texas, Mildred Rooks Harrison-known as artist "Midge" Harrison- painted Western landscapes during the 60's, 70's and 80's. Most of her artistic output centered upon Texas landscapes (especially South Texas). She lived at Laguna Madre across from Padre Island, Port Isabel, and later in Waco and Austin. She sold and displayed her paintings throughout Texas (including the Capitol building in Austin, Texas). She died on September 1, 1991.