"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
"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