Author Profile
Danielle Carelock

Danielle Carelock is a ceramic artist, writer, and educator residing in Charlotte, North Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture and Ceramics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has interned with several galleries across North Carolina, is a four-time Arts & Science Council grant award recipient, and has also participated in competitive residency opportunities across the eastern seaboard. She currently maintains her studio practice creating small-batch ceramics while teaching ceramic workshops to members of the Charlotte community and residents in Charlotte Mecklenburg’s detention facilities. She also is a studio assistant for Lydia Thompson.



Although 2020 was a challenging year that exhausted us all, 2021 needs to be the year that we move forward to create impactful change. The change that we need – the anti-racist ideals that we should all strive to embody – require deliberate action, attentiveness, courage, discomfort, conflict, and ultimately a release and restructuring of power.