"Observations and questions about mysteries of the universe, life and consciousness are sources of visual ideas for my paintings and constructions. Making these works is an ongoing process of negotiation and experimentation between ideas and materials. I want my artworks to resonate with viewers and move them toward seeing this is that: everything as a consequence of endless shape-shifting, combining and recombining."

Signe Stuart’s career as an artist spans over the course of 50 years. She has featured in a number of shows (including 18 separate solo exhibitions and several group exhibitions), received several awards, and was a professor of art at South Dakota State University. While she is most well known for her work in installation, Stuart has also been praised for her work in painting and in paper construction.