Albert Londraville (1922-2015) was born in Los Angeles, California and studied art at the Lukits Academy of Fine Art, attended the Los Angeles Art Institute and the Allied Art School in Glendale, California. He also studied both Japanese Sumi-e and Chinese (Brush) Painting and Philosophy. In the early 1950's, Albert took art lessons from the renowned Russian/American Master Nicolai Fechin, and he had the distinction of being one of the last students of Fechin.
Albert became a scenic artist in the motion picture industry, working for MGM. Many days after work, he drove to the Malibu Creek area and painted in the plein air impressionistic style.
Albert painted in oils and pastels and did charcoal drawings. Compositions included portraits, still lifes and landscapes. He won many 1st place awards for his artistic achievements and exhibited in many venues and art museums, including the Los Angeles County Museum, Norton Simon Museum, Oakland Art Museum, Springfield Museum of Fine Art, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, Isaac Delgado Museum and Pasadena Art Museum.
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