“Wilmot is a little town in Ashley County, in southeast Arkansas. ... A few years ago, Susan Paulsen set out to tell a kind of story, to chronicle a place in Arkansas through evocative photographs taken there over the course of many visits, in all seasons of the year. ... Together, they form a picture of a place. For the artist, that place has a personal importance — part of her family comes from there, and for generations it has been a kind of homing place for them. Through her photographs of this particular place, she wants, as she has said, to make a sort of poem about all such places; to find commonalities among these individuals and people in other places. Her goal, from the outset, has been to evoke all the Wilmots, wherever they might be. But still there is this town, these people ..." - From the essay by George T. M. Shackelford, Susan Paulsen: Wilmot.