In 1937, Bessie Heller designed a pair of tile mosaics for wall fountains at Mountain View High School in El Monte, CA. Heller received funding from the Federal Art Project (FAP).
Heller worked in the art department at MGM Studios. Her other FAP works in the region include a mural, “The Map Makers of the World” (1939), at Virgil Middle School in Los Angeles, CA.
"Mural Decorations - Completed and in Progress - by Federal Art Project in Northern Southern California (April 1, 1937)," Marjery Hoffman Smith AAA Reel, www.wpamurals.org/CA37art.pdf
Robin J. Dunitz, Street Gallery: Guide to 1000 Los Angeles Murals (RJD Enterprises, 1998), p. 369.
Project originally submitted by Natalie McDonald on March 2, 2023.
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