The work of Michael Maglaras & Terri Templeton

Associated Press Interviews Filmmaker Michael Maglaras

Film highlights art from Works Progress Administration CAROLYN THOMPSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sunday, February 15, 2015 Eighty years after the federal Works Progress Administration put unemployed artists to work creating sculptures and murals for post offices and courthouses comes this reminder from film maker Michael Maglaras: Look around. Much of the art is still there […]

Historic WPA Murals in Rochester, New York Preserved in Photos

Connecticut-based filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films have collaborated with the Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester to photograph and digitize two historic Works Progress Administration murals painted in Rochester by Carl W. Peters. “Life of Action” and “Life of Contemplation,” important works of art from the WPA era, are […]