The Oklahoma State Art Collection includes an array of sculptures formed through a variety of processes. The collection includes sculptures forged in metal, carved in wood, and constructed from found materials. From abstract to representational, sculptures in the collection illustrate the diversity of paths taken by Oklahoma artists.
1898 Weatherford, Oklahoma by Kelly Gale Amen1898 Weatherford, Oklahoma is a bronze functional artwork located in the Betty Price Gallery.
Allan II by Phillip M. HaozousIn this bronze work, sculptor Phillip M. Haozous shows his father, Allan Houser, wearing his favorite cowboy hat.
Cheyenne Courtship by Mary SpurgeonThe piece was inspired through the artist's close friendship with the Whiteshield family of the Southern Cheyenne who are located in southwest Oklahoma.
Creating Space 1 by Lena Beth FrazierIn this bronze work, a woman uses her outstretched arms to create space.
Dialogue by Allan C. HouserDialogue showcases Allan Houser's ability to infuse representational sculpture with graceful abstract forms.
Donkey Head by Ken LittleThrough simple and graceful shapes, Ken Little produced a modern representation of a donkey.
For the Longest Time by Charles PebworthThis mixed media metal relief work is an assemblage comprised of abstract and geometric shapes.
Girl’s Head (Moon Girl) by Alexandra AlaupovicWith a simple and feminine face emerging from a globular form, this work is inspired by space exploration and the race to land a human on the moon's surface.
Ground Writing by David RobertsThe black painted steel of this sculpture cast lines through its surroundings in a manner similar to a cursive leter.
Plane Line by Bob PrivittThis triangular folding form has white nylon cord woven through it like a loom.
Rhythm in Flight by Don WebsterThis bronze sculpture is composed of three birds in a seemingly upward flight. The presence of the bird forms creates an open column of negative space through the center of the artwork.
Rosa by Shirley Thomson-SmithThis bronze sculpture is often mistaken for marble due to its white patina of a seated Hopi young woman seated on wood base with one leg propped up with arm leaning on her leg.
Six Modules No. 3 by Dwayne HatchettThis brass artwork illustrates the inclusion of mathematics and reason into the sculpted form.
The Cowboy by Tasso PitsiriThis is a classically sculpted bust of a cowboy.
The Ford Mask by MelvinThe Ford Mask is made from black fiberglass body panes from a Ford Ranger pickup.
To the East by James HenkleThis gumwood sculpture may remind some viewers of stacked firewood.
Tracker by David PhelpsThis sculpture is a naturalistic scene of man pulling a boat. The body of the man and much of the boat seem to be submerged below the surface of which it rests.