• By The Waters of Moratock

    SEPTEMBER 2015

    installation and call for prayer for the Dan River at the 2015 Stokes Stomp
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  • 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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In Hope for a Better Way

Today we returned to Raleigh in response to DEQ's release of the classifications of the coal ash basins around North Carolina. While on the surface, the intermediate classification seems like a victory. However, the classifications include two loopholes in both…

My Testimony at the US Civil Rights Commission on Coal Ash in Walnut Cove

The following is my testimony from the United States Commission on Civil Rights Public Meeting, Examining Health and Environmental Issues Related to Coal Ash Disposal In N.C. on Thursday, April 7th, 2016. This was easily the pinnacle moment of our…

COURAGE – This Year’s #OneWord

   Tuesday was my birthday and the first day of my new One Word tradition. As I got in the shower, I thought what's it going to be. And despite my inner argument, the word Courage stood courageously. That's it.…

Resurrect the Mountains

Last night was the much-anticipated DEQ Hearing to classify Duke's largest coal ash pit at Belews Creek. Falling in line with most other coal ash related revelations, the event fell on a prominent day of the Liturgical Calendar - Maundy…

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
  • Caroline can bring sacred ideas to life in her beautiful artistic expressions. As a pastor, my collaboration with Caroline deepened my congregation’s communal experience of worship and her art continues to inspire and deepen my own spiritual practice.

    Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, Riverside Church, NYC

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