Solace: An art exhibit based on “The Madam,” depicting reality of human sex-trafficking

Solace is an art exhibit inspired by locally-produced film project “The Madam,” depicting the realities of human trafficking and violence against women. Rubyjane Buhain-Redila, who starred in the film, is featuring her artwork with a few featured local artists (myself included) at the upcoming exhibit. Rubyjane shared this about her experience and reason for creating …

Time-lapse Video of the Tree of Wisdom Painting from Start to Finish!

You may have seen my previous post showing the progress of the Tree of Wisdom painting. The piece is finally finished, and I’ve compiled all the footage of the process from start to finish. Here is a time-lapse of the painting, to music: “Firestone” by Kygo ft. Conrad Sewell.

Bonus Creative Session for April & Extra Painting Creations

This weekend I held a BONUS Creative Session, an extra painting workshop this month. Normally sessions are held the first Saturday of each month, but I threw in another session this month, and might add more in the very near future. 🙂 We had a great time, I also created this little sunset piece, and …

Painting Party During the Lunar Eclipse on Guam

This Saturday was a full moon, lunar eclipse, and a painting party night! I had a private Creative Session with a wonderful group of ladies (and a curious kitty). They were inspired by a photo of an island and a turtle, so we let it evolve from there. My classes aren’t so much of an …

Creation Spotlight: Black, Red and Gold Floral Painting

This piece has been in my mind’s eye for some time now, a darker painting with metallic colors for the floral design. I actually did this piece to go along with a photoshoot I recently did. As it goes with any of my pieces, especially the ones with metallic paints, different lighting situations change the …

Art on Guam: Infinite Love Time-Lapse Painting Video by Michelle Pier

The latest commission artwork by Michelle Pier, a 4’x6′  acrylic painting on canvas titled “Infinite Love,” was documented from start to finish in this time-lapse video:

Scenes by the Sea~ Art Exhibit Featuring Viktoria Sayrs, Jull Mudd & Laurel Levy

The Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency Gallery (CAHA) is hosting a collaborative exhibit, “Scenes by the Sea”, featuring artwork by Viktoria Sayers, Jull Mudd, and Laurel Levy. The exhibit will be on display until the end of September. The CAHA gallery is located on the 1st floor of the Terlaje Professional Building, …

The 6th Annual Luna Festival on Guam Accepting Vendors & Participants

Hafa adai everyone! The 6th annual Luna Festival on Guam is well underway, and currently accepting vendors and participants for the event, to be held on Sunday October 26th at Jeff’s Pirates Cove. The festivities begin around 12 noon and wrap up by about 8pm in the evening. Admission is FREE, and guests are invited …

Michelle Pier: Tip of the Brush: Artist Spotlight film by James Davis

James Davis is a local filmmaker, cinematographer & director here on Guam, and he has quite the portfolio of awesome video clips. You can see his work on his Vimeo channel. I just recently finished a collaboration with him, shooting a short documentary clip on me and my artwork. After doing this project, I have …

A Day in the Life of an Artist- Capture the Moment Photography

I’m not sure how to begin writing this special post, so I’ll just start by saying exactly that. If you look back at many journal entries of mine, they often begin with “I’m not sure what to write, but…” and it is because I have so much to say that I don’t know where to …

Creative Session ~ Painting Photo Shoot Session Fun

Say that 5 times fast. =) “Painting Photo Shoot Session.” I would like to thank our lovely local photographers Jolynn Redmond and Frank Henshaw for dropping in on today’s Creative Session at Guma’ Tasa. Lovely to see you both and invite you to experience the day from an artist’s perspective. Thanks for getting right in …

Creative Spotlight: Dark Horse + Ocean Wave Peeling

Today I had an adventurous Creative Session. =) I attempted to paint this dark horse. I just love the image so much, and horses have been calling to me lately. Here’s the photo I was inspired by:   Here’s my painting attempt. I’m still learning & practicing, horse features are tricky with paint!   At …

Guamania: Featured local artist Lucas Storts at Guma’ TASA

This Saturday February 15th at Guma’ Tasa, Lucas Storts launched his solo exhibit: Guamania. I am really glad I made it to the opening night, always a good time at Guma’ TASA. What I love about Luke’s Guamania exhibit is that it really showcases Guam in the way that you see and experience it on …

Creative Indeed & Guam Coffee Co. Host Local Art Competition

Hafa adai! Creative Indeed and Guam Coffee Co. are proud to announce that we are coming together to bring the local community of Guam a fun art competition. Guam is full of talent everywhere you turn, and we want to give local artists a chance to feature their artwork with the possibility of walking away …

Kids Creative Art Session at Jeff’s Pirates Cove on Guam

Yay! The Kids Art Session  was a success today. Every 3rd Saturday of the month, Creative Indeed offers a Kids’ Art Session at Jeff’s Pirates Cove. The fee is $15 and includes supplies. The session is lead by myself- Michelle Pier or Ms. Michelle – and Dr. Betty Frain or Ms. Betty. It is an …

Art Journaling Creative Sessions at Guam Coffee

Hafa adai! Creative Indeed held its first of many Art Journaling sessions at Guam Coffee Co. this past weekend. Sessions will occur every 2nd Saturday of the month from 9-11 am. Supplies are provided (except you bring your own journal of choice) and guidance is offered. Current fee is $15. We enjoy fun conversations and …