Date Creation: 2000
Location: 6801 Gaylord Parkway – Interior Texas Sculpture Garden
Perseverance is a bronze bas-relief triptych with numerous abstracted human figures moving across the piece. The figures more in an upward direction, symbolizing the overcoming of obstacles and setbacks.” - Michael D. Pavlovsky, Artist
About the Artist:
Michael Pavlovsky lives and works in Fort Worth, Texas. He received a B.S.L.A. from Texas A & M and a M.F.A. from the University of North Texas in sculpture. He has taught at UNT and Tarrant County College.
Mr. Pavlovsky is well-known for his bronze sculpture totems with human and archeological elements. The work commissioned by Hall is about mankind helping each other to achieve their goals. Other important commissions include a large-scale sculpture for the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, the Botanical Gardens, St. John’s Episcopal Church and the Tarrant Country College Library in Fort Worth and the Grapevine Veterans Memorial in Grapevine, Texas. He has been in solo and group exhibitions nationally and throughout Texas.
Michael Pavlovsky is represented by Carol Henderson Gallery in Fort Worth and by Edity Baker Gallery in Dallas, Texas.