(1907 - 2013)
Victor Ries was active/lived in California / Germany, Palestinian Territory, Occupied. Victor Ries is known for metal art and jewelry making, arts and crafts, teaching.
Biography Victor Ries
Victor Ries has continued to create works of art as he approached his 100th birthday. The Jewish HeritageMuseum at the Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living presented “A Life of Creativity: The Metalwork of Victor Ries, from October 7, 2007 through January 6, 2008.
When plans were made to launch the Jewish-American Hall of Fame medal project in 1968, Victor Ries, who was artist-in-residence at the Magnes Museum in Berkeley, California, was asked to submit design ideas. The first honoree was, appropriately, Rabbi Judah L. Magnes, who was born and raised in the San Franciso Bay area, and who capped a distinguished career in Jewish communal life by serving as the first President of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
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