The “Dome Series” is loosely based loosely on my response to prehistoric structures of stone across Ireland, Scotland, England, and France. Christine Finkelstein wrote the text for the catalogue for a show I did at “Grounds for Sculpture and says ”Jay Wholley’s works proclaim a powerful presence in contemporary art. While viewed in the context of present post-modern sensibilities, they speak with spiritual resonance as well. Images are reinforced by their carefully considered and chosen titles, which abound with connotations alluding to the history of mankind, universal rites of passage, and the continuous struggles with self-identity, spirituality, and death.