(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
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