• Post Office Mural - Caldwell KS
    The historic Caldwell post office houses an example of New Deal artwork: the tempera mural "Cowboys Driving Cattle," painted by Kenneth Evett under the auspices of the Treasury Section of Fine Arts in 1941.
  • Post Office Mural - Golden CO
    A Treasury Section of Fine Arts mural entitled "Building the New Road" was painted by Kenneth Evett in 1941 for the Golden post office (now the Downtown Station post office). The mural is still in place and in good shape.  The florescent lighting on it is unfortunate, but there is a very well done display beneath it on the construction of the building.
  • Post Office Mural - Horton KS
    "The Horton Post Office was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. The two murals on the Walls, "Picnic in Kansas" and "Changing of Horses for the Pony Express" were painted by Colorado artist, Kenneth Evett in 1938 and 1939 respectively. The latter is thought to be the only painting of the Pony Express in any Post Office in the United States."
  • Post Office Mural - Pawnee City NE
    The historic post office in Pawnee City, Nebraska houses an example of New Deal artwork: "The Auction," an oil-on-canvas mural painted by Kenneth Evett in 1942. "Kenneth Evett studied with Henry Varnum Poor and George Biddle. Besides "The Auction" at Pawnee City, Evett painted two others in Colorado and Kansas. He taught at Cornell from 1948 to 1979, returning to Nebraska in 1954 to paint three murals in the rotunda of the State Capitol in Lincoln. Evett was not happy with the subject matter of the mural that he was asked to paint in Caldwell, Kansas: that of cowboys driving cattle. In...