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