- There are many memories buried in soils of the south; the deeper one digs, more "dirt" is revealed. The "Old South" was built politically, culturally, economically and spiritually around the institution of slavery. The negative representations and lack of positive images of black women in western art may have left mental scars that impact how they perceive themselves today.
- As a studio artist, I share a body of work that explores my concerns for social, political and economic issues that affect women of my culture. I also share my refuge for peace in troubled times; the intricate beauty of plants growing in the southeast.