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Carol Summers
Out of my hands roll surprises, history, imaginary images known and unknown. They have seeped up through my feet from Mother Earth or down through fathers and mothers – the compost that connect us to the original creation.

I feel no responsibility for these images. They contain my personal self, but come from far beyond that self – from some energy source of whose nature I have no inkling – save sensing its power, and admiring its truth. If I can make myself transparent and quiet enough, I can induce that energy to flow through what I call me. That effort, and whatever skill I’ve developed, is all that is individual. The rest is beyond me, so that rest is beyond all of us. It is that unknown source that you recognize in these shapes and colors- they’re as much yours as mine.


Carol Sumnmers, 1966