• Grant County Courthouse Murals - Silver City NM
    "In Silver City, the PWA built Sixth Street School, the old James Stadium at WNMU, and the now-gone Western High School and Hillcrest Hospital buildings. The WPA constructed miles of local sidewalks and also funded the historic murals in the Grant County Courthouse by Theodore Van Soelen." -Silver City Museum "The art deco-style Grant County Courthouse, at the top of Broadway...houses two WPA murals: Chino Mines and The Round Up, both painted by Theodore Van Soelen." -New Mexico Off the Road
  • Post Office (former) Murals - Livingston TX
    The oil painting, "Buffalo Hunting," was one of two murals created in 1940 for the then-new former post office building in Livingston, Texas. It depicts an Indian brave on a brown and white pony riding next to a buffalo with his bow ready to shoot. Another buffalo is behind the pony. They are riding across a desert with a hawk flying and a roadrunner in front of the buffalo. According to the plaque below the painting, the artist, Theodore Van Soelen, was funded by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. (The work is sometimes mis-attributed to the WPA.) The Postal Service...
  • Post Office Mural - Portales NM
    The historic Portales post office houses an example of New Deal artwork: a 1938 Section of Fine Arts mural by Theodore Van Soelen entitled "Buffalo Range."
  • Post Office Mural - Waurika OK
    The historic post office in Waurika, Oklahoma houses New Deal artwork. The oil-on-canvasmural, entitled "Wild Geese," was completed by Theodore Van Soelen in 1939 and installed in the post office lobby, where it is still viewable today.