"Imagine walking into an artist's studio at a defining moment, just when she has made a creative transition in her work and is not even sure, herself, where it will lead. A kinetic expectancy hovers in the air, rife with the electric feeling of new possibilities. Despite her quiet composure, weaver Joyce Wilkerson's eyes sparkle, bright with news of amazing discoveries, like an explorer returning with tales from the edges of the known world. For the past year both her life and her weaving have been going through an explosive sea change. - The Rhythm of Pattern by Leslie Clark"