• 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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My 2016 Lenten Journey

I have been reading quite a bit so far this year and two quotes have popped out at me to direct my Lenten journey of tapping and writing. The first came from Harriet the Spy, my favorite young adult chapter…

Miracles from the 2010 Ice Storm

Last weekend, I was reminded of the 2010 ice storm, because we planned to go to DC for a coal ash hearing. But the trip was cancelled due to the blizzard. Unlike the 2010 storm, we received what felt like…

Mining for Gold

Since the mid-nineties I gave up talking to really weird people out in public. I was like a magnet. A sweet, Southern country girl that would be easily duped into anything. That wasn't really the case, but that's what people…

In Hope of 2016

I've gathered my images for my 2016 collage. So surprised by how my 2015 stayed on course in countless unexpected ways. A photo posted by Caroline Armijo, Paper Artist (@carolinerarmijo) on Dec 31, 2015 at 11:44am PST Last year's collage…

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

  • 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
  • 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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