James E Dolena
(1888 - 1978)
James E. Dolena was active/lived in California / Russian Federation. James Dolena is known for architecture.
Biography James E. Dolena
An architect and painter, James Dolena immigrated to the United States in 1905. In 1923 he came to Los Angeles with H. Valentine Fanshaw to install a mural in a public building. He remained in Los Angeles until his death on June 12, 1978.
He was very successful and became known as the "architect to the stars", referring to Hollywood celebrities.
Exhibited: Painters & Sculptors of L.A. (1930).
Source: Edan Milton Hughes "Artists in California" 3rd edition