Bruce Ariss Jr
(1911 - 1994)
Bruce Wallace Ariss, Jr. was active/lived in California. Bruce Ariss Jr is known for mural, seascape-landscape and portrait painting, book illustration.
Source : The California Monthly April,1947.
Biography Bruce Ariss, Jr.
The following, submitted Januray 2003, is from Susan Canavarro, whose father, Al Need, was an artist in Monterey and Mendocino.
"I grew up as a friend to the family of Bruce and Jean Ariss, and knew, briefly, Ellwood and Barbara Graham, both painters. Bruce was also a writer and his wife was a writer. Bruce was responsible for the famous Cannery Row mural painted on the plywood fences that bordered the empty lots on the Row. Below is an excerpt from a memoir I have been writing about growing up on the Monterey Peninsula:
"Huckleberry Hill" consisted of a small enclave of artists-writers, painters, musicians, some lawyers, doctors, teachers, secretaries, and other folk. The writer/artist Bruce Ariss lived there with his wife,
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