"In the paintings where it's there—the tenderness—I work for it. I'm not afraid of it. If I could put my bleeding heart in there, I would."
"I started to knit was in relation to the death of the artist Ethyl Eichelberger. It was an ‘hommage,’ but at the same time it was a way for me to resolve issues that I had with mortality. I was frightened. That was about me, about me in relation to that death, me in relation to the world."
- Oliver Herring