Oklahomans mourn our great artist, and my hometown of Miami mourns our most notable son. Read the article in the Tulsa World.
I still remember Charles Banks Wilson speaking to my elementary school and showing off some of his art. He was a kind, gentle, good man. His work has defined our Oklahoma history. He has captured the images of our greatest figures, defining their look for generations to come. If I was in Oklahoma City, I'd go to the Capitol to admire his work once again.
Read the Miami News Record article.