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Ben Wilks

 (1914 - 2001)
Ben Wilks was active/lived in California, Ontario / Canada.  Ben Wilks is known for landscape, seascape, still life and portrait painting, teaching.

Biography   Ben Wilks


The following information was submitted by Lisa Wilks Schliff, daughter of the artist:

Ben Wilks:    1914 - 2001

PERSONAL
Toronto, Canada
Immigrated to Los Angeles, California as a child and became a naturalized citizen of the U.S.

GENRES
landscapes, seascapes, still lifes, portraiture

FORMAL EDUCATION 
Studied at the Howard Jepson Institute of Art in Los Angeles in the late 1940's-early 1950's.  

GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
Southern California, Big Sur, Taxco, Mexico, Tijuana, Mexico

ART MOVEMENTS OF SPECIAL INFLUENCE
Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, Western Art

RELEVANT PERSONAL BACKGROUND
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Wildflower Boston Pizza with Lighthouse, 1987
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