Mothers often act as a balancing force in our world. This figure acts as an archetype of all mothers. She sits balanced upon a piece of poplar wood. Her position seems precarious but is secure and necessary, creation of equilibrium. 

Unique Cast Bronze with Patina, Poplar, Steel
63”x 31”x 24”

M.A. Doran Gallery
Tulsa, OK

Exhibition History

  • On Turtle’s Back, Museum of Contemporary Native Art, Santa Fe NM (May 25 2018-January 27, 2019)
  • Holly Wilson: Talk Story, C.N. Gorman Museum, University of California-Davis (January 9-March 16, 2018)
  • SFA Alumni Exhibition, The Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, Texas (October 27, 2016 –January 14, 2017)
  • Conversations: Eiteljorg Native Art Fellowship, Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis IN (November 14, 2015-February 14, 2016)


Holly Wilson-Mother-Detail