New Deal/WPA Art in Newport Beach, California
Jaine Ahring did "Alice in Wonderland" and "Mother Goose" (oil on canvas) for the Newport Beach Grammar School in 1937.
Arthur Ames, working with his fiancee, Jean Goodwin, did the mosaic mural entitled "Three Fishermen" for the Newport Harbor Union High School (1937). (location - patio)
Jean Goodwin did the mosaic mural entitled "Three Women Gathering at the Sea Shore, for the Newport Harbor Union High School (1937). (location - patio)
Newport Beach, CA Westminster Auditorium (1940) - One of the few surviving WPA projects in Orange County, this building was one of those built to replace the school seriously damaged by the 1933 earthquake. National Register of Historic Places. 7571 Westminster Blvd, Westminster.
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