Composed of works of art created through the use of textiles, yarn, plant and animal materials, natural and synthetic fibers, and fabrics, this section of the Oklahoma State Art Collection includes the work of artists working in traditional and innovating processes.
A Bowl of Summer by Elia WoodsIn this artwork, Elia Woods uses layers of translucent silk to show the journey of the strawberry from the soil to the bowl.
Backbone by Mary BurksThis textile represents the strength and resiliency, the backbone, of Oklahomans.
I’m On To Oklahoma by Martha WagnerWith impeccable craftsmanship and a technique often associated with folk art, Martha Wagner created hand-dyed rug-hooked tribute to Oklahoma.
Lightning by Mavis DoeringThrough woven hickory strips of various hues, columns of stylized lightning bolts comprise the body of this basket.
Oil Spill on Gaines Creek by Zolli PageThis is a formed paper bowl with an uneven rim.
Paseo Coffeeshop by Diane CoadyIn this silk painting, a woman faces the viewer as she meets a man for coffee. The artist infused the composition with subtle details indicating that the meeting took place in the Paseo Arts District.
Path to Nirvana by JoAnn AdamsThis artwork's title is derived from the tradition of a small tapestry being created while a weaver was traveling.
Recollections #4-Lantern Quilt by Sue Moss SullivanThis artwork incorporates paper and a variety of materials to create a balanced composition of structured repetition.
Untitled (Mask) by JohnThe feathers used to create this mask had to be individually trimmed and glued in place.
Wall Hanging by Thomas ManhartThis wall hanging incorporates the artist's skill in both fiber and ceramic arts.