Richard H. Wedekindt

My wife’s great uncle was an artist under the WPA/FAP.  Edward Riegel worked on two large murals and did around 100 portraits of famous people in history.  Check him out on Edward J. Riegel artist burchfield=penney gallery, Buffalo, NY.  I am surprised that your list does not have Buffalo.  The New Deal for Art book by Marlene Park & Gerald Markowitz has a lot of WPA art in the eight counties of Western New York state.  I have photographed over 150 pictures of art in the western NY area and sent copies to the GSA fine art Department in Washington, D.C.  This project is on-going for three years.

Richard A Walker is the director of the Living New Deal.

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