Born in Saint Louis, Missouri in 1913, Friedolin Kessler studied at
He arrived in California in 1935, and was the camp
artist for the Civilian Conservation Corps. He co-founded the Art League in
San Jose, California, and opened his own commercial art gallery there. He
was a painter, mosaic maker and printmaker. He exhibited in San Jose, Laguna
Beach, Portland, Oregon, and Washington, DC. He died in 1995.