Works of art located on the fith floor of the Oklahoma State Capitol are listed below alphabetically by title.
Creek Council Oak Tree by Mike LarsenThe traditional "ceremonial ground" under this mature post oak tree was chosen by the Lochapoka clan of the Creek Indians as the place to begin a new life.
Discovery and Exploration, 1541 - 1820 by Charles Banks WilsonThe first of the historic murals, Discovery and Exploration depicts famed Spanish explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado atop his armored horse, the Wichita Indians, and Antelope Hills.
Elk Herd in the Wichita Mountains by Barbara VaupelElk Herd in the Wichita Mountains depicts Elk grazing peacefully on a stretch of grassland bordered by the rising granite mountains of Southwest Oklahoma.
Flight of Spirit by Mike LarsenFlight of Spirit features five world-renowned Oklahoma ballet dancers and merges the tragic history of Native Americans with the hope and renewal of modern accomplishments. Behind the illuminated ballerinas is Larsen’s depiction of the Trail of Tears.
Frontier Trade, 1790 - 1830 by Charles Banks WilsonThe years 1790 to 1830 were marked by a rising interest in Oklahoma territory. In the mural Frontier Trade, Wilson depicts a bustling scene of rising commerce.
Game Birds at Glass Mountain by Harold T. HoldenThe Glass Mountains are located 6 miles west of Orienta, Oklahoma. The mountains have a high selenite content, making them appear as if they were covered with pieces of glass.
Indian Immigration, 1820 - 1885 by Charles Banks WilsonIndian Immigration captures the atmospheric tension and civil unrest as 67 different Native American tribes were forced into the region. Already a home for nomadic hunters, the Native American settlers would become implemental in the development of the state.
Non-Indian Settlement, 1870 - 1906 by Charles Banks WilsonNon-Indian Settlement illustrates the years 1870-1906 in which Unassigned Lands were open to all in the Land Run of 1889.
Oklahoma Black Gold by Jeff DoddOklahoma Black Gold by Jeff Dodd celebrates the 100th anniversary of the oil and gas industry in Oklahoma.
Tallgrass Prairie by Wayne CooperThe tallgrass prairie was one of North America's major ecosystems originally spanning portions of 14 states and covering over 142 million acres. It was a complex landscape, harboring a rich diversity of plants and animals, that was shaped by nature.
We Belong to the Land by Jeff DoddWe Belong to the Land by Jeff Dodd features the contribution agriculture has made to the history of Oklahoma.
Whitetail Deer in Choctaw Country by Ross MyersThe Whitetail Deer is named for its most distinctive feature, the large white tail or "flat" that is often all you see as the animal bounds away through tall grass.