Posters for the People

Posters for the People Cover

Posters for the People

The Art of the WPA

By Ennis Carter; Christopher DeNoon (Foreword by); Alex Peltz (Contribution by)

Quirk Books, Hardcover, 9781594742927, 216pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2008

About the Author
Ennis Carter is the founder and director of Design for Social Impact in Philadelphia. Established in 1996, Design for Social Impact is among the first and foremost graphic design workshops devoted exclusively to promoting public-interest issues. Carter is also the driving force behind the WPA Living Archive, an online public project begun in 2002 to preserve the legacy of posters the U.S. government produced between 1935 and 1943 to promote New Deal programs and civic issues. Christopher DeNoon is the author of Posters of the WPA (Wheatley Press, 1987). DeNoon is the leading expert on the history of the Federal Art Project's WPA Poster Division and its graphic output. He is co-owner of Fibula Studios, a design and production studio of handcrafted jewelry, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.