Works of art located on the first floor of the Oklahoma State Capitol are listed below.
David L. Payne, The Original Oklahoma Boomer by Joe R. TaylorDavid L. Payne is known as Oklahoma’s original boomer and has been called the father of Oklahoma for his push to settle the unassigned lands which Payne considered to be public domain.
Indian Blanket Quilt by Nettie WallaceIndian Blanket Quilt symbolizes Oklahoman’s most beloved flower while illustrating the intricate detailing required for exceptional quilt assembly.
Kate Barnard by Sandra Van ZandtKate Barnard was the first woman in American history elected to state office as well as Oklahoma’s first commissioner of charities and corrections.
Robert L. Williams by Joe R. TaylorGovernor Robert L. Williams was responsible for the completion of Oklahoma’s dome-less capital and oversaw every detail. He believed the dome would be a “useless ornamentation” because he strongly wanted to stay within budget.
The Earth and I Are One by Enoch Kelly HaneyThe Earth and I Are One is a mystical painting of a meditating Native American sitting amongst Oklahoma’s state wildflower, the Indian blanket.