On her three Oregon mural projects

On her three Oregon mural projects - On her three Oregon...

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On her three Oregon mural projects. .. The dean of the school of architecture was very interested (in Sr. Lucia's fresco studies), and he offered me this entrance hall (Exhibition Hall, School of Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon) with the four walls as my ground. (Sr. Lucia painted her first murals in fresco, collectively titled "Fishing on the Columbia River," here in 1932 as a student; the building was later torn down.) And I'd say he was so thrilled with this that when he built the (Tillamook) courthouse--this dean did the building of the courthouse--he saved spaces for murals in this hall, in this entrance lobby. What he did was panels on three walls, and I didn't choose to do the panels because for the price I couldn't have done it justice. It's much more expensive to do a series of small panels than it is to do a big one. And for the price I just chose instead to do the whole wall, and left the other panels bare. But what he did. ..he sent a letter (to the county judge in Tillamook) after he had seen mine,
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