Gehry's Fish by Caroline Armijo

A Birthday Gift for Jester

Today is Jester Hairston's 116th birthday! I completely forgot until I saw today's memory on Facebook. I shared the final scene from Lilies of the Field where Sidney Poitier sings Amen with the nuns before leaving town. Actually that's Jester's…

Lilies of the Field Makes the Cut!

I am beyond thrilled to announce that I am a finalist for the Lilies of the Field project that I submitted to the National Creative Placemaking Fund way back in February! Here is the video I submitted. [vimeo][/vimeo] Since then…

Sharing Prototypes from the Lab

This past week I returned to A&T to check in. After a lengthy discussion with Dr. Shivakumar and Wade, I headed down to the lab. Much to my surprise, it was full of prototypes. The team looks like they are…

CELEBRATE: This Year’s #OneWord

This is my fourth year practicing #OneWord, which gives you a focus for the year. My previous words in order were Peace, Joy and Courage.  On Tuesday, when I thought about my next word, Celebrate popped into my mind. At…

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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