Mary Oliver’s Question

Mary Oliver’s Question

Artist: Kim Paxson

Title: Mary Oliver’s Question

Attribution: Mary Oliver's Question, 2016, Kim Paxson

Year: 2016

Materials: Artist-made wool and silk felt using Nuno felting techniques. Hand stitching, coat hanger, and buttons. Mounted on wood. The quote is from Mary Oliver’s poem, “The Summer Day.”

Dimensions: 40.5 x 33.5 inches

Image Statement: Mary Oliver, through her poem “The Summer Day,” poses the question “What do you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”