"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
"When I work on flat things, bringing in a photograph is very helpful. The photograph is crisp and has all kinds of scale and information that aren’t about my hand. To have that be a foil to whatever my hand does is very helpful."
- Jessica Stockholder