Creative Learning Everyday: TRUST

This morning I had my aha moment. So I’ve always kind of been what friends would call the “radical hippy” because I love art, want to change the world, envision utopia, challenge authority and preconceived ideas, am not satisfied with the structures of government institutions and the pharmaceutical world, I birth my babies at home …

Magic Tree Painting Sold!

Thank you Andrea, a beautiful painting for a beautiful soul. I am thrilled to have this special piece to go to someone who really loves it. Happy birthday Andrea, you deserve it, and have a wonderful and blessed journey! And of course, huge THANK YOU to Pika’s Cafe for the opportunity to exhibit my artwork …

Creative Spotlight: Si Sirena Mermaid Custom Painting

This mermaid piece was commissioned by a friend, who loved the last mermaid piece that I did, and wanted her very own. So here she is, Si Sirena, mermaid undersea, enjoying her space on a rock formation, with strands of seaweed keeping her company as light shines down on her from the skylight above.   …

Creative Spotlight: Island Goddess Recreated + Island Man

A larger version of the Island Goddess, as requested by a server at Pika’s Cafe, when the smaller one was purchased by the owner for the women’s restroom sign. Below is also an Island Man, to couple with the smaller Island Goddess to be placed above the men’s restroom at Pika’s Cafe.  

Creative Guam Bus Stops: PART 2

ALSO CHECK OUT PART 1 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, …

Great Tides of Change: Poem by a Friend

(Photo thanks to John Barber, an awesome local photographer here on Guam) This poem was written by a friend during our last Creative Session. It didn’t have a title (yet?) but it reflects the changes that life brings, big and small, of all kinds of variety. It really spoke to me, and maybe it will …

Creative Spotlight: Island Goddess & Red Orange Flower

Created these two pieces at the Creative Session on Saturday. The Island Goddess was an image I had in my mind that morning, although it evolved when the brush was put to canvas. This is what usually happens, I have a general image in mind, but once the paint goes down, things change. And I …

Creative Staycation on Guam: Our Hotel Retreat

When the weekend was over, we decided to begin it again by starting our 2-day hotel stay at the Guam Reef. The room stay was part of partial trade worked into the art commission project I did for the hotel lobby, an example of how you can get creative with your business and life transactions. …