Artists of Sonoma

Sonoma Art Directory

Victor Ries

metal artist, jewelry artist

Victor Ries, born 1907, the metal artist and jewelry designer, emigrated from Berlin, Germany to Northern California during World War II. He was one of the metal artists and teachers of the Pond Farm Artist Colony in Sonoma County. He is recognized in the Jewish-American Hall of Fame. He taught at the College of Marin, the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland and Saint Mary’s College in Moraga.

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