Born in California on Oct. 4, 1893. Scatena was a resident of San Francisco in 1911-35. After studying there at the Institute of Art, he then was a proof reader for the Fresno Bee for many years. He died of heart failure in Placerville, CA on July 19, 1984. Exh: Oakland Art Gallery, 1934; SFMA Inaugural, 1935.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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