"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."
"Let the mind do something! It doesn’t all have to be painted out, or laid out. I’m not really a less-is-more person, but I figure a hand on a table suggests a human being. But I don’t feel like getting into who the human being is, what the dynamic is. And I don’t, I don’t want to get too literal about things, I just don’t think I need to. I want the viewer to be able to do the work, too. I mean I want you to fill in what’s happening and know that you’re at table with someone..."
- Susan Rothenberg