Prominent California artist Jo Mora produced twenty-three cast-concrete, bas-relief portraits (approximately 12″ x 18″ in size) for the Monterey County Courthouse. The work is titled “California Face” and includes a Spanish woman, Asian woman, Indian man and woman, John Fremont,… read more
California artist Jo Mora created five concrete bas-reliefs of local scenes for the Monterey County Courthouse, as well as a symbolic figure over the front entrance. This group of artworks was funded by the Federal Art Project (FAP), an arm… read more
With a grant from the Federal Art Project (FAP)(part of the Works Progress Administration) prominent California artist Jo Mora completed a number of decorative bas relief plaques for the Monterey County Courthouse in Salina CA in 1937.
With Treasury Relief Art Project funding, artist Richard O’Hanlon completed several black walnut reliefs for the Salinas Steinbeck Station Post Office in 1936, including “Cowboy and Bull.” Originally from Long Beach, California, O’Hanlon (1906-1985) joined other emerging California artists like… read more