April 25th Full Moon: Beautiful Creative Weekend Hike + Sky-Scapes

What a glorious full moon we had on April 25th! Here on Guam, I celebrated and enjoyed the 3 days of full moon by going with Garden Day friends on a hike through the red dirt hills of Manenggon, then a full moon 8th birthday for my niece. I didn’t take many pictures during the …

Creative Guam Bus Stops: Adopted, Painted, Beautified

ALSO CHECK OUT PART 2 As I drive around Guam my eye is caught by painted bus stops every day. I admire the creativity, the variety, and the effort to beautify previously run-down or graffitied bus stops. If I had it my way, we’d beautify all the buildings on the island this way. If you, …

Just Start! Here’s how to get (and keep) your creative momentum going.

1. ) Recognize your awesomeness. You are awesome, complete with all your trials, tribulations, successes, failures, learning experiences, weaknesses, strengths, opportunities missed and taken. Acknowledge the awesomeness of you, others, and your world and all the gifts you have to give, and are grateful to receive. 2.) Be curious. ASK QUESTIONS. Especially the question “Why?” …

Finger Painting Madness, Bubble Magic, Beach Day & New Moon Wishes

So I am admittedly one of those artist moms who is squeamish about her own kids’ messes. It is rare that my kids get to indulge in messy fun kid stuff, and when it happens, it’s outside. With a tarp. And a hose. And towels, cleaning spray, a mop, okay okay just kidding, I’m not …

Creative Spotlight: Sirena the Mermaid

Sirena, a famous mermaid legend here on Guam, has decided to make her presence on my canvas. She is the young girl who loved the sea so much she would spend most her days there, and would often forget her chores that her mother and godmother assigned her. One day she forgot about some important family …

Creative Spotlight: Magic Tree Painting

Up next going in to my exhibit at Pika’s Cafe in Upper Tumon, Guam (across St. John’s school)… the Magic Tree. Acrylic painting on 3’x5′ stretched canvas. I’ve been wanting to paint a big tree again for awhile now, and finally got my fix! May put a few more finishing touches on the tree, but …

Exhibit at Pika’s Cafe Guam SOLD OUT + New Art Added

Whoohoo! Thank you to Scott Hagen, who bought out my entire Pika’s Cafe exhibit. I am super grateful, and hope that the paintings bring color and life to his family’s home. We left the walls bare for the weekend, and then Monday morning I brought in the last of my finished pieces in stock. Now …

GAX: Guam Art Exhibit VI May 2013

As shared on their Facebook page, the Guam Art Exhibit (GAX) announces: Coming Soon in May, Guam Art Exhibit 6. Stay tuned to our facebook for details. Interested artists, especially if you are new to GAX please e-mail us at guamartexhibit@gmail.com.

Colorful Easter Fun on Guam

Another awesome Easter egg hunt, bbq and family/friends FUN. Tons of super yummy food, colorful eggs, outfits, flowers, and kids. This seems to be the one gathering of the year that we get a different variety of friends and family who make it out to Talofofo for this holiday. The kids played outside in the …