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Orville Carroll

 (1912 - 1978)
Orville A. Carroll was active/lived in Indiana.  Orville Carroll is known for landscape painting, illustrations, murals.

Biography   Orville Carroll


While a student at the Louisville Art Center, during the early days of the Depression, Orville Carroll was recognized as a gifted talent by Adele Brandeis, who directed the WPA project Index of American Design. She expanded the range of the program in Kentucky by securing public mural commissions for young artists. In addition, she was instrumental in documenting Kentucky Shaker furniture and crafts prior to auctions which stripped the communities bare.

Under Brandeis' sponsoship, Carrol became an accomplished muralist landing commissions in Kentucky , Indiana and Missouri. Brandeis sent Carroll to live among the few remaining Shaker town inhabitants. His artistic work was acceptable to the Shakers as an alternati   ...  Displaying 750 of 2563 characters.

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