Mom’s Art & Wine Night a Ton of Fun at Guma’ Tasa!

Last night I held a mom’s art & wine night at Guma’ Tasa coffeehouse, with a crowd of about 20 ladies, and it turned out amazing! Participants were encouraged to bring any image they’d like to paint, supplies were provided, an intro to the basics of how to start and guidance throughout the process was …

Pacific Mandala Exhibit of Artwork by Mark Dell’Isola

Guam artist Mark Dell’Isola exhibited his work this weekend at the Saggan Kotturan Chamoru (Chamoru Cultural Center) at Ipao Point. Floor to ceiling mandalas are showcased across his studio space, capturing the viewer’s attention into a mesmerizing gaze. The mandalas create optical illusions, and give the viewer a sense of motion in the artwork. The …

Ladies Night Birthday Painting Party & Creative Session

A happy happy birthday to a wonderful woman named Natalie. Lady friends and family gathered to celebrate and have some unique fun by painting together. I love these kinds of private Creative Sessions, because there is always so much laughter, love, and creativity in one room. What more meaningful way to spend your birthday than …

2015 Student Exhibit at the University of Guam’s Isla Center for the Arts

The University of Guam held its annual student exhibit, featuring artworks by graduating students Lindsay Kane, Omron Monroe A. Soto, Ulrika San Nicolas Mendiola, Lorraine Salcedo, William Tyquiengco Flores, Jr., as well as undergrads such as Neill Catangay, Michelle Carpio, John Barber, Lee San Nicolas, Snyder Macaraeg, Snow Kowatch, Lucille Ronquillo, Chelsea Cruz, Mariah Edquilane, …

Tumon Sands Art Gallery Now Open Showcasing Guam Artists

The Tumon Sands Art Gallery held its grand opening on May 7th, now open for business showcasing artworks for sale by Guam artists. The current participating artists are: Mark Murer, Monica Baza, Filamore P. Alcon, Desmond Mandell, Cielo Delos Reyes, Yeon Sook Park, Tiger Chang Hee, Moe Cotton, Tania Keachele, Mar-Vic Cagurangan, and Andrea Murer. …

Guam Charter Schools Week & Young Picasso Art Contest

Guam now has two charter schools: Guahan Academy School, and iLearn Academy, and the governor recently signed a proclamation for charter schools week on Guam. As a part of the festivities, the schools held an art contest called “Young Picasso” that would award the winners art prizes as well as mentorship sessions with a local …

Mom’s Art & Wine Night to Be Held at Guma’ Tasa

Looking for an enjoyable mom’s night out? Creative Indeed is offering an art & wine night just for moms, facilitated by Michelle Pier, a local artist here on Guam. Simply bring an image you love, or pick from some of the images that will be available at the session, OR you can even just wing …

2015 SBA Awards: Home-Based Business Champion of the Year!

On Wednesday April 29th, the U.S. Small Business Association held it’s annual award ceremony along with its 25th anniversary celebration. Nine award-winners were recognized for their achievements in the small business world here on Guam. According to a Guam Pacific Daily News article, “Several individuals and families who were honored yesterday in the U.S. Small …

Must-See Solace Exhibit Makes an Important Impact

The opening night of Solace was held on Friday, May 1st at the CAHA Gallery. The art exhibit was created by Rubyjane Buhain-Redila, owner of Java Hut Cafe, based on her experience in producing a local film called The Madam. The film depicts the realities of human-trafficking, and Ruby plays the lead role. I wrote …

May Creative Session: Full of Life  & Color

The first Saturday of the month brings life and color to Guma’ Tasa once again! Creative Sessions are held monthly, and this weekend’s class was a full one. Everyone created beautiful imagery of all kinds. The diversity of art that happens in these sessions always amazes me. Many participants surprise themselves with their creations, whether …