Harry William Snyder IV, also known as Huck Snyder, was born in Lansdale, PA. in 1953. Snyder attended college at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA and the Goethe Institute in Berlin. His work has been seen at the The Lincoln Center of Performing art, The Brooklyn Academy of Music, La MaMa, and Dance Theater Workshop. His paintings were part of the now legendary experimental project space of David Wojnarowicz and Mike Bidlo, Pier 34, and seminal East Village gallery Civilian Warfare. His paintings, sets, and installations have been exhibited in solo and group shows cross country in the United States, and internationally in Europe and Asia. Awards he received for his theater work includes an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Scenic Design in 1988 and two New York Dance and Performance Awards- also known as Bessie Awards- in 1985 and 1991.