(1894 - 1991)
Nicholas Yellenti was active/lived in California, Massachusetts. Nicholas Yellenti is known for town-landscape, scenic designer.
Biography Nicholas Yellenti
NICHOLAS YELLENTI, ARTIST AND STAGE DESIGNER
submitted by Maureen D'Ambrosio, great-niece
Nicholas Yellenti was born in 1894 in Pittsburgh to Joseph and Madeline DeMarco Yellenti and died on July 19, 1991 in his hometown of New Bedford, MA.
Mr. Yellenti had a very distinguished career as an artist, interior decorator and stage designer for Hollywood and Broadway. His boyhood interest in art was given a boost when one of his paintings was spotted in a music store window by George A. Hough, then managing editor of the New Bedford Standard Times. He later spent several summers painting at the Hough
home on Martha's Vineyard.
Mr. Yellenti was a 1915 graduate of the former Swain Free School of Design and finished h
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