Austin Mecklem


Austin Merrill Mecklem (1890–1951) was an American artist. He did mural projects for the Works Progress Administration during the Great Depression era before settling down in the artist colony at Woodstock, New York. One of his works, Old Town in Alaska, is in the Wrangell, Alaska post office.

Mecklem's work is in the permanent collections of the Speed Memorial Museum in Louisville, Kentucky, the Binghamton (N.Y.) Museum of Fine Arts in Binghamton, New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, the Museum of Modern Art, both in New York City and the Smithsonian.

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