Living New Deal Webinar Series: “The New Deal Artistry of Jo Mora”

Courtesy, Jo Mora Trust
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“The New Deal Artistry of Jo Mora”

Tuesday, January 18, 5pm PST

Adventurer, author and artist of the American West, Jo Mora worked as a cowboy, a guard on a Mexican railroad, and lived with the Hopi in Arizona before settling in California, where he briefly worked for the Federal Art Project. 

Read more about Mora.

Featuring Peter Hiller, Jo Mora Collection Curator and author of The Life and Times of Jo Mora: Iconic Artist of the American West and Historian Harvey Smith, Project Advisor to the Living New Deal. Free. 

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 Thursday, February 24, 5pm PST
“A New Deal for Native Art”
With Dr. Jennifer McLerran, author of A New Deal for Native Art: Indian Arts and Federal Policy, 1933–1943 and the forthcoming book, A New Deal for Navajo Weaving—Reform and Revival of Dine Textiles.
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Thursday, March 17, 5pm PDT
“Los Tres Grandes—Mexican Muralists’ Influence on the Artists of the WPA”
With Harold Porcher, Director of Modern & Post-War Art at Swann Auction Galleries in New York.
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Friday, April 22, 5pm PDT
“Art and Intersections: The Harlem Renaissance Meets the New Deal” 
With Dr. Stephanie Anne Johnson. Dr. Johnson is on the faculty of the Visual and Public Art Department at Cal State, Monterey Bay. 
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Thursday, May 19, 5pm PDT
“New Deal Photography Through the Lens of Arthur Rothstein”
With Dr. Annie Rothstein Segan, Director of the Arthur Rothstein Legacy Project, New York.
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One comment on “Living New Deal Webinar Series: “The New Deal Artistry of Jo Mora”

  1. Elaine Giraud

    Hi – Your Webinar Series looks really interesting! Are recordings of previous webinars available for people who missed the live sessions?

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