Federal art project


A U.S. Government agency, it was formed during the Depression to provide employment for artists. See WPA (Works Progress Administration)<br><br>An agency of the U.S. Government during the Great Depression of the 1930s and 1940s. It provided employment for artists as part of a larger agency, the Works Progress Administration (WPA), one of several federal entities which administered New Deal art programs.Examples:Albert Bender (American), Federal Art Project, Chicago, C.C.C. A Young Man&#39;s Opportunity for Work Play Study & Health, c. 1935, silkscreen, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.