Aristides (Aris) Burton Demetrios was active/lived in California, Massachusetts. Aristides Demetrios is known for abstract public sculpture, fountains.
Biography Aristides Demetrios
Aristides Burton Demetrios was born and raised in Massachusetts.
His father, George Demetrios, was a classical sculptor, trained by
'/antoine Bourdelle, a student of Rodin. His mother, Virginia Lee
Burton, was the author and illustrator of children's books including Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and The Little House, for which she won the Caldecott prize.
After graduating from Harvard College, Aristides Demetrios spent three
years as an officer in the Navy and then studied at the George
Demetrios School for three years. In 1963, he won his first national
sculpture competition when his proposed design was selected for a major
fountain commission on the campus of Stanford University (The Whit
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