Instead of giving something up for Lent, artist and new mother Caroline Armijo decided to create something every day. Inspired by the Jewish tradition of gazing up at God through the roof of Sukkots, Caroline created forty forts out of found magazine pages and construction paper.
Use this blank journal to capture your creative explorations.
Caroline Rutledge Armijo, a mixed-media artist, is a ninth-generation North Carolinian who transplanted to Washington, DC’s Chinatown. Much of her work focuses on family and spirituality. She primarily works in book arts and paper sculpture, but incorporates collage, Chinese Brush Painting, graphic design, and embroidery into her work. Caroline is the artist-in-residence at Calvary Baptist Church in Downtown Washington, DC. She has taught a wide range of workshops at the Paper Source and led hands-on activities with numerous non-profits, including The Textile Museum and The Scrap Exchange Creative Reuse Center. In December of 2003, Caroline received her MA in Liberal Studies from North Carolina State University, focusing on cultural institutions and lifelong learning. She received her BA in Journalism with a focus on advertising from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1996. Caroline enjoys being an urban mom and practicing Tai Chi in Chinatown.
The Kingdom of God is like... Published November 15, 2010