(1910 - 2006)
Ben Norris was active/lived in Hawaii, California. Ben Norris is known for landscape, figure, and non objective painting.
Biography Ben Norris
The following, titled "Portraying the Inherent Vitality of Nature," is from an interview with Ben Norris for a Quaker arts magazine by Esther Mürer, who gave permission for use to AskART.com. Excerpts from the interview were published in the May 1997 newsletter of Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, where Ben was a long time member.
Ben initially joined Honolulu Monthly Meeting in 1949, and was clerk of that meeting when the boat Golden Rule came to Hawaii ten years later. Ben has long been active in peace work, including the Alternatives to Violence Project. The present article focuses on Ben Norris the painter.
Ben Norris grew up in California. Upon graduating from Pomona College in 1930, he was awa
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