Fisher, Orville

FISHER, Orville, artist (b 1911, Vancouver; d 1999, Langley). He studied at the Vancouver School of Art (see EMILY CARR INSTITUTE OF ART & DESIGN) in the 1930s under Fred VARLEY and Lawren HARRIS. After graduating, he joined E.J. HUGHES and Paul Goranson, who worked as commercial artists. Together they executed several mural projects, including one at the BC Pavilion at the 1938 San Francisco World's Fair. During WWII he was an official artist for the Canadian army. In June 1944 he accompanied...

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