Emmeline Solomon is an artist and educator who lives and works in Albion, Michigan. She holds an MFA from Washington University in St. Louis, a BFA in Printmaking from the Maine College of art, and a cup of coffee in her hands at any given time.
(I am not the only artist who will try to tell you that humanity is self-centered and therefore my self-centered art is about humanity, but to witness this minutia is to simultaneously intimately intertangle and to distance oneself from the reality of the present moment.)
(there is a simple sweetness of rebellion in pointing to something that does not, practically, matter, and saying “yes, that, I care about that. look at that.” In simply noticing and documenting we are telling a story that this, here, this is worthy of your attention.)
(It might be garbage but it’s important garbage.)