"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."
"One day I just decided to make one. And then it kind of clicked as a form. I would just say, “Let’s make this Hummel,” and then it would start forming and begin to abstract. It was something to act on, to alter, shift, and to work through ideas, and it just keeps going."