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  • Shawano, WI New Deal Art

    Most of the post office works of art were funded under the Treasury Department’s Section commissions. Those works that were created using TRAP funds are so indicated. Although the WPA funded the construction of post office buildings, the artwork was

     
  • WPA Art in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

    WPA Art in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

    This Post Office mural was funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA. Sturgeon Bay, WI Post Office “Fruits of Sturgeon Bay” – egg tempera Santos Zingale (1940) (Note: The fisherman on the far

     
  • New Deal Art in Reedsburg, WI

    New Deal Art in Reedsburg, WI

    This 5′x 12-1/2′ oil on canvas mural is in the lobby of the Post Office. Titled “Dairy Farming” by Richard Jansen, it was installed in 1940. Artist Biography: Richard Jansen was born in Milwaukee, WI in 1910. He also did

     
  • WPA Art in Park Falls, Wisconsin

    WPA Art in Park Falls, Wisconsin

    Most of the post office works of art were funded under the Treasury Department’s Section commissions. Those works that were created using TRAP funds are so indicated. Although the WPA funded the construction of post office buildings, the artwork was

     
  • WPA Art in Kewaunee, Wisconsin

    WPA Art in Kewaunee, Wisconsin

    This Post Office mural was funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA. Kewaunee, WI Post Office “Winter Sports” – fresco Paul Faulkner (1940) Images courtesy of the USPS

     
  • WPA Art in Kaukauna, Wisconsin

    Most of the post office works of art were funded under the Treasury Department’s Section commissions. Those works that were created using TRAP funds are so indicated. Although the WPA funded the construction of post office buildings, the artwork was

     
  • WPA Art in Elkhorn, Wisconsin

    WPA Art in Elkhorn, Wisconsin

    This Post Office mural was funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA. Elkhorn, WI Post Office “Pioneer Postman” – oil on canvas Tom Rost (1938) Image courtesy of the USPS Photograph taken

     
  • Edgerton, Wisconsin New Deal Art

    New Deal/WPA Art in Edgerton, Wisconsin This Post Office mural was funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA. Edgerton, WI Post Office “Tobacco Harvest” – oil on canvas Vladimir Rousseff (1941) Image

     
  • WPA Art in Chilton, Wisconsin

    This Post Office mural was funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA. Chilton, WI Post Office “Threshing Barley” – tempera Charles W. Thwaites (1940) Image courtesy of the USPS Photograph taken by

     
  • Wauwatosa, Wisconsin WPA Art

    Wauwatosa, Wisconsin WPA Art

    Wauwatosa (East High School) article by Ray Py: UNKNOWN WAUWATOSA HS MURAL ARTIST WAS “LOST GENERATION” PAINTER OF JAMES JOYCE PORTRAITS By Ray Py Wauwatosa High School Class of 1954 After a four year search, I now know the name