"When telling a story, I feel like it is important to try to crack the surface of our insular American experience in as many places as possible, then pour my characters into those seams like an epoxy."
-Michael A. Ferro
"Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen."
-Leonardo da Vinci
"To photograph is to hold one's breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It's at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy."
-Henri Cartier-Bresson (The Mind's Eye: Writings on Photography and Photographers)
"And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
"I'm an artist, and if you give me a tuba, I'll bring you something out of it."