“In 1937 construction was begun on the high school auditorium. It was to cost $179,000. Designed in a classic Greek rotunda rather than a traditional shape by famed architect Robert Stanton, it was completed in March of 1939.” The auditorium,… read more
Jo Mora created the cement bas relief, entitled “Theater Through the Ages,” in 1937 for the exterior of the school auditorium then under construction. The sculpture was funded by the WPA Federal Art Project. He also created a 2′ by… read more
With the help of FAP funds, Jo Mora completed a number of decorative bas relief plaques for the Monterey County Courthouse.
Jo Mora produced twenty three different cast-concrete portraits (approximately 12″ x 18″ in size) for the Monterey County Courthouse, including a Spanish woman, an Asian woman, an Indian man and woman, John Fremont, Junipero Serra, and various pioneers.
Jo Mora created five concrete scenes for the Monterey County Courthouse as well as a symbolic figure over the front entrance with FAP funds.