Theodore Candid Bernardi was born on Feb. 3, 1903 on Korcula, an island off the Dalmatian coast of Yugoslavia. Bernardi immigrated to California with his family in 1912 and settled in Oakland. Following graduation from the school of architecture at UC Berkeley, he worked for architects Timothy Pflueger and Wm Wurster. During the 1950s and 1960s he taught at UC. A long-time resident of Sausalito, CA, he died there on Jan. 10, 1990.
Exh: Oakland Art Gallery, 1932, 1933; Santa Cruz Art League, 1934.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; SF Chronicle, 1-11-1990 (obit).
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