(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
Immigrated to Los Angeles, California as a child and became a naturalized citizen of the U.S.
landscapes, seascapes, still lifes, portraiture
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
Mr. Wilks entered the U.S. Army ROTC during
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