• Souvenirs: Seven Years Later

    SEPTEMBER 2013 – MAY 2015

    inspired by a six-week personal pilgrimage through Europe during 2006
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  • In a Perfect World


    a look at Justice, Peace, Wholeness, Salvation, Grace, and Gratitude during the 2010 Advent Season
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  • Forty Forts in Forty Days

    FEBRUARY – MAY 2010

    a Lenten practice during my first year of motherhood
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  • Tobacco Rug

    DECEMBER 2008

    inspired by the rich tradition of story-telling, craft and life as a ninth-generation North Carolinian
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  • Telling Stories

    JULY – OCTOBER 2008

    ten weeks of liturgical art inspired by the stories of Exodus
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May Recap

May was a tremendously busy month. I knew that it was going to be and it did not disappoint. First of all, both of the kids' birthdays are in May, as well as my Dad's. Plus Mother's Day, our anniversary,…

My Final Souvenir: What You Seek is Already Yours

I finally finished my piece inspired by Paris this week. I had an idea around the end of October after my opening at Pyramid Atlantic. The large wooden book with the red silk blood pouring out of it was the…

Everyone Has to Look Up

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CenKY788RWo[/youtube] As I begin writing about Art and Play, I have started looking into the artists who inspired the project in the first place. The very first artist that I fell in love with during my graduate studies was Jean…

Birds Taking Flight

Last week, we finally hung our four birds in the den. Oliver is a huge fan. I am surprised by how frequently he talks about his painting. On the night that I hung them, I brought three out of four…

In Gray Matter, I asked 'whose God is too small?' concerning all the loved ones I had lost to cancer. That question led me to speaking out against coal ash and fracking in Stokes County, NC. Because #BelewsCreekMatters.



I combine formed paper, found materials, and written biographical stories to create sculptural books, which focus on my family, personal history, and spirituality.



Okay, I love alliteration. I write a lot. Every day. Way more than I create art. My writing informs my work and is an integral part of my final pieces of my sculptural books.



I believe play is important work. That also means fighting for a clean environment. I speak up for playgrounds (very fun) and against coal ash (not so fun).

Kind Words

  • Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with Nelson and me. Your books tell such powerful stories! I am enriched a thousand, thousand fold.

    Charlotte Linder

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