Meet The Artists

Sr KarlynS. Karlyn Cauley, SDS – Folk Artist

Sister Karlyn Cauley has been a member of the Sisters of the Divine Savior since 1961 and is well known in the U.S. as a folk artist of “Shaker Gift Drawings” for her original watercolors, prints and note cards. Her folk art has brought awareness to the need for simplicity in our lives and homes.

Not only does Sister Karlyn work with fine brushes and watercolors, she also has many large originals on canvas done with acrylics, as well as hand sewn Black Cloth Dolls.

The Gallery is a place where Sister Karlyn works and enjoys sharing her artwork with the public. It’s also a place where many customers have said they find great peace. Here, Sister Karlyn’s original artwork is displayed by theme. Guests are encouraged to walk from room to room during their visit to truly enjoy its full impact.

Sister Karlyn earned her art degree from the University of Wisconsin—Madison. In the Salvatorian spirit of her ministry, she has developed her artistic gifts for over 25 years, continuing to bring joy to others and beauty to homes.

To see samples of Sister Karlyn’s work, visit Sister Karlyn’s website, etsy site, or contact Sister Karlyn at

Sr Clarice SteinfeldtS. Clarice Steinfeldt, SDS – Papercutter

Sister Clarice Steinfeldt is skilled in the art of papercutting. Originating from the Far East in China, papercutting uses paper and specialized tools, like Scherenschnitte scissors or an Exacto tool, to create stunning pieces of art. Sister Clarice is proud to have cut and framed over 2,000 papercuts. She currently has artwork displayed at the following locations:

Sister Clarice is a native of Port Edwards, Wisconsin. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Alverno College of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is a member of the Guild of American Papercutters.

To see samples of Sister Clarice’s work, visit our Art Gallery or contact Sister Clarice at