Mormon Sculpture


“In our world, there have risen brilliant stars in drama, music, literature, sculpture, painting, science, and all the graces. For long years I have had a vision of members of the Church greatly increasing their already strong positions of excellence till the eyes of all the world will be upon us.”-Spencer W. Kimball

I am very sad to hear the news of the passing of Karl Quilter today.  I was blessed to have met him and to have the opportunity to discuss with him thoughts on creating Mormon Sculpture.  I will always appreciate his sharing his art, talent, experience and his time with me. Sending love to his family.

Marianne O’Barr is a Sculptor and Public Artist located in Southern California where she lives with her children and husband, fellow sculptor Raymond Persinger.  She is an instructor at the Laguna College of Art + Design.


Mormon Sculpture • by MARIANNE O’BARR