"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."
"Raised Eyebrows/Furrowed Foreheads: (Violet and Green Eyebrows)" (2008)
"There were a lot of things I did want to shed, and one of them was being tasteful. That’s one of the reasons I gave up painting—because it was all about being tasteful. You know, the right red next to the right blue...and you’re very carefully mixing the colors."