"You know, art can be something which can really disempower people, or it can be a vehicle which can empower people."
"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