Helen Bertha Dooley
(1907 - 1994)
Helen Bertha Dooley was active/lived in California. Helen Dooley is known for marine, genre and still life painting, abstraction.
Biography Helen Bertha Dooley
Landscape painter Helen Bertha Dooley was born in San Jose, California, on July 27, 1907, growing up there. She painted landscapes of the Monterey Peninsula; the country around San Jose and Stockton, California; and occasionally the desert. Between 1952 and 1957, the years of her marriage to Wesley Hodgins, she painted the people and landscape of the Hualapai Indian reservation in northwestern Arizona, at Peach Springs, where her husband taught. In 1959, she painted the lives and ceremonials of the Indians in Taos, New Mexico.
Dooley graduated in 1928, from San Jose State College (now San Jose State University). She taught in the Oakland Secondary Schools, from 1928-1930, later working for the San Jose Department of Adult Education,
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