Commissioned by the State Capitol Preservation Commission
Dimensions: 48 x 96 x 24
Dedicated May 15, 2001
Location: First Floor
Teaching with Kate Barnard
Overview & About the Artist
Information about the artwork and the artist.
Teaching with Kate Barnard (PDF)
Resources specific to Kate Barnard that include; educational standards, historic and visual art details and suggested reading.
Activity: Exploring Bronze Sculpture (PDF)
This activity will introduce the students to the lost wax method of bronze sculpture. In addition, the students will create a plaster mold of their hands.
Activity: Look, Sketch, Describe, Analyze (PDF)
This activity will introduce students to the life and work of notable Oklahoma women through five works of art in the Capitol Art Collection including Kate Barnard, Dr. Angie Debo, Miss Alice Robertson, Mrs. Lamar Looney, and Rep. Bessie S. McColgin.
Activity: Three-Dimensional Portraits (PDF)
Students will examine the sculpture of Kate Barnard and create a portrait bust of a partner. Students will then discuss the sculpting techniques used to communicate likeness and expression in a three-dimensional bust portrait.