Charles James SindelarBorn in Cleveland, OH on May 27, 1876. Sindelar (né Sindelaer) worked at the Cleveland Printing Company before going to NYC at age 15. There he was apprenticed to a commercial artist while studying at the NAD under Ward. He was also a pupil of Carl Hecker and A. Mucha. For 20 years he made the menu covers for the Lotus Club. He moved to Los Angeles in 1926 and was active there as an artist until his death on May 15, 1947.
Member: Salmagundi Club; AAPL; Laguna Beach AA; Painters & Sculptors of LA.
Exh: Cartoonists Club (LA), 1928; Breakers Club (Santa Monica), 1930; Calif. Society of Etchers, 1930; Bullock's (LA), 1933; LACMA, 1933.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
CSL; SCA; CA&A; LA Times, 5-17-1947 (obit).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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