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Herbert Joshua Ariss

 (born 1918)
Herbert Joshua Ariss is active/lives in Ontario / Canada.  Herbert Ariss is known for mixed-media painting, sculpture, illustration, graphics.

Biography   Herbert Joshua Ariss

Born in Guelph, Ontario in 1916, Herbert Ariss became a painter in both abstract and realist styles and was also a sculptor, graphic artist, and educator.  One of his mixed-media abstract works is a white relief that gives the effect of textured snow, and is made of styrofoam and plaster coated in white gesso.

He was the youngest of six children, and the family was supported by his father, who was a millwright.  When he was age four, the family moved to Toronto, where the father took a job in a casket company and then started his own company.  Herbert attended Howard Park Public School, and began drawing at an early age.  From the time he was in the seventh grade, his drawings were cited by teachers   ...  Displaying 750 of 3639 characters.

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