Danielle Carelock is a ceramic artist and instructor residing in Charlotte, NC. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture and ceramics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Previously Danielle has interned with the GreenHill Gallery for NC Art, UNCG Art Truck, and the Gatewood Gallery. She has also completed residencies at Salem Art Works of Salem, NY and STARworks of Star, NC. Currently she is an instructor and technical assistant at Clayworks in Charlotte, NC.
Dear White People, I was going to just vent to my friends and family about how exhausting my experience in yet another predominantly white space has been but I figured it is best that I just let you ALL know. I am fucking tired of being your cookie cutter, not too black, just black enough … Continue reading Dear White People, I AM TIRED.
Valentines Day, either you anticipate this holiday and the love it brings, or you really dread it and all of the disgusting lovey-dovey people can go to hell (kidding!). I used to be the latter, bitter and miserable. I hated Valentine’s Day and all it stood for, not because I hate love (who hates love??) … Continue reading Self Love: A Silent Revolution.
This year definitely taught me more things about myself than any other time in my life has. Here are 16 things 2017 has taught me, about myself:
When we talk about gender equality or gender oppression, generally we think of the female experience and rarely do we address nor consider the male experience. When we think of hypermasculinity and the patriarchal narrative that exists in our society, we don’t think that it could negatively affect the men that are subject to it … Continue reading “Man Up, Don’t Cry”: Hypermasculinity and Its Pervasive Affect on Black Men