Richard Haines

Richard Haines (born Marion, Iowa, December 29, 1906, died, Los Angeles, California October 9, 1984) was an American New Deal muralist from Marion, Iowa.[1][2][3]

Richard Haines
Born
Richard Haines

(1906-12-29)December 29, 1906
DiedOctober 9, 1984(1984-10-09) (aged 77)
NationalityAmerican
Occupationartist, muralist

MuralsEdit

Murals were produced from 1934 to 1943 in the United States through the Section of Painting and Sculpture, later called the Section of Fine Arts, of the Treasury Department. Haines was commissioned to paint an oil on canvas mural by the Works Progress Administration for the Berwyn Illinois Post Office In 1942, and the Hastings, Minnesota post office. Arrival of the Fall Catalogue was completed in 1938.[4][5] He also painted a fresco mural in the Sebeka, Minnesota High School building in 1938.[6]

DiedEdit

Richard Haines died in 1984 in Los Angeles, California.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rediscovering the People's Art: New Deal Murals in Pennsylvania’s Post Offices". Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission: 2014.
  2. ^ University of Central Arkansas. "Arkansas Post Office Murals".
  3. ^ 2011, Iceberg. "Sebecka mural a real treasure". srperspective.com/2011. Sr.Perspective. Retrieved 22 January 2015.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ Federal Writers of the WPA (1947). Minnesota: A State Guide (Second ed.). Hastings House. ISBN 0403021731.
  5. ^ "Richard Haines, American Muralist". sullivangross.com/richard_haines. Sullivan Gross Art Gallery. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  6. ^ 2011, Iceberg. "Sebecka mural a real treasure". srperspective.com/2011. Sr.Perspective. Retrieved 10 October 2015.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)