We have been waiting on "pins and needles", so to speak, to see how she might have transformed them and to what expression she might have lent them. Would they express trauma, hope, sadness, restriction, freedom... or would they become something altogether different, unrecognizable, astonishing yet informative?
Most of the splints were donated by Dr. Bert Campbell, MD and J. M. Batcheller, MD. (a quick check of our biographical and image files does not reveal any information about these two generous physicians). The splints are really quite fascinating in the form and function for which they were created, but we've just got to see what Catherine has done.
Though I for one cannot fly to San Francisco to attend the opening, Jesse assures us that there will be images posted on the Gallery Web site. Perhaps, if providence allows, we will recieve an exhibiton catalog for the Archives.