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Drury University Art Collection

Drury’s art collection contains works spanning the eleventh through the twenty-first centuries from around the globe.

The Samurai

Ceramic male figure (Samurai) sits on the back of a ceramic nude female. Figures have a metal frame around them suggesting an architectural space. Ceramics and metal are glued to a mint… ...more

Little Mountain Mother

Female dancing with full skirt lifting to reveal legs. Hands have red fingernails to match red lips. She wears ruffles on her wrists, arms bare, feather headress. She looks directly at the… ...more

Woman's Head (Garda?)

Drawing of womans head
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Abstract Variation

An abstract sculpture consisting of geometric steel shapes bolted and welded together, and painted red.

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[Untitled]

Drawing of a young women leaning forward wearing a strapless dress, Left side of paper cut away.
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Maquette for bronze portrait of Dr. Stephen H. Good

Male figure sitting on a simple gray bench holding an open book, and wearing a suit with bow tie. Left hand rests on open pages. Created for client Karen Sweeney to win commission for the… ...more

Original illustration for "What is it the Mom Does? A Little Lullaby that Ended in Love's Old Sweet Song" Illustrated by Rose O'Neill. Written by Lenora Mattingly Weber.

Woman with her right hand on the forehead of a young girl and her left hand on the boot of a young boy sitting on a stool. ...more

The Terror Outside

Figure pushes hard against a bolted door with swirls all around indicating wind. Five sets of eyes peer out from the swirls. Two handled jar on ground in front of figure. Heavily hatch… ...more

Recent Items

Brass Oba Figure with Beaded Regalia and Ceremonial Sword

The three brass sculptures in the Davis Collection are made in the style of Benin shrine figures, and they likely represent royal individuals in the Benin Culture. All three figures are made… ...more

Standing Female Figure with Wider Hairstyle

The female figure likely represent Senufo nature spirits, which are invoked by the Sandogo female secret society during divination rituals. Figures such as this were used to help identify… ...more

Top Half of a Brass Oba Figure with Half of a Ceremonial Sword

The three brass sculptures in the Davis Collection are made in the style of Benin shrine figures, and they likely represent royal individuals in the Benin Culture. All three figures are made… ...more

Brass Figure with a Simple Ceremonial Sword

The three brass sculptures in the Davis Collection are made in the style of Benin shrine figures, and they likely represent royal individuals in the Benin Culture. All three figures are made… ...more

2A Sunday

"2A Sunday" is in the shape of a stylized animal head, with jaws in the shape of an open-mouthed crocodile. These characteristics resemble the Large Banda Frontal Mask from the Nalu… ...more