Why I recommend Patreon for Guam artists, creatives, organizations, & entrepreneurs.

Had an awesome conversation with Master Random on the podcast. We talked about the latest happenings, the shifting direction I’m moving in, creative sustainability, how Guam creatives could be utilizing the Patreon platform, and more. Even some on-the-spot creative business coaching, lol. Warning: Some vulgar language.  http://masterrandom.libsyn.com/episode-115-michelle-pier Become a Patron on Master Random’s Page like …

Guam’s First HOLI Festival of Colors!

I had the most amazing experience as a part of the team putting together the first ever Holi Festival of Colors on Guam. I was in charge of vendor affairs. One of the most fun events I’ve ever organized and attended. Smiles all day and night. More HERE

12/12 Birthday Vortex event at Creative Indeed art studio

12/12 Birthday Vortex: Mission complete!!! A ton of fun was had, creative artisans from our badass Guam community of entrepreneurs pursuing their passions and sharing it with others, it was a perfect evening. I wouldn’t change a thing (except maybe an extra working AC, since it got sooooo hot with so many people and only …

Live Art Showcase at Pika’s Cafe

Thank you to Pika’s Cafe, for allowing me the space on their walls yet again to showcase my gallery of artworks for sale for 4 months! I did a series of Live Art sessions in the cafe as well, which I always enjoy, especially the occasional interactions with guests.

Live Art at Mosa’s Joint Craft & Culture Event by Kona

Thursday Feb.16th! Outside Mosa’s Joint, we’re shutting down the parking lot to celebrate CRAFT & Culture, featuring new craft beers, live music, live art (by yours truly!), and amazing food of course. The Creative Indeed studio was open upstairs, Lotus Surf shop was als posted up outside, as well as some other displays and goods …

Twin Latte Stones Commission Painting

A recent commission piece I did for a client (who is now officially a collector!) is a latte stone painting, representing his twin daughters. This is the third painting I’ve done for this amazing client of mine, and honored to fill his wall with meaningful art! Painting is 24″x30″ acrylic on stretched canvas. Here are …

King’s Restaurant Guam Commission Artworks

I recently completed a commission project for the newly renovated King’s Restaurant in Tamuning, Guam. I created two large artworks, each 48″x48″ latte stones, one in pieces on the ground, and one standing upright, both in jungle background settings. Here are photos of the process from start to finish:

Art of Living Creative Session for EMC Cancer Foundation Retreat

Had a full group of 25 participants in my Creative Session today for the EMC Calvo Foundation’s Cancer Circle of Care Retreat at the Westin. The focus is on health, hope and healing through the holidays. My session was called The Art of Living, and every participant did an amazing job in allowing themselves to …

Speaking for the First Live TEDx Guam!

Last month, I was honored to be invited to be one the first four speakers for the first live TEDx event for Guam, alongside Guam’s first lady Christine Calvo, congresswoman Madeline Bordallo, and owner of Bank of Guam, Lou Leon Guerrero. I was so nervous, to be alongside top women leaders in our community, and …

Creative Indeed Art Studio Renovations & Opening

Studio has been renovated over the last few months, and I had my soft opening at the beginning of October. The grand opening will be December 10th. Here are photos of the renovation process. All that is left to do is install the flooring, some window treatments, and some basic decor.

Bali was amazing, a travel dream come true!

Since I’ve been back from an epic vacation with friends to Bali, the first question I get is, “how was your trip?” I have started answering “lame” or something similar, because I got tired of repeating “amazing.” Who goes to Bali and has a lame experience? Not me! I guess it helps that I was …

Paintings Inspired by the Beautiful Flame Trees on Guam

I was recently inspired by the season of flame trees in full bloom here on Guam. Truly a sight to see, these vibrant red and orange flowers will demand your attention and invite your appreciation for such beauty. As I drove by a particularly amazing flame tree in Hagatna, I knew that it would be …

Summer Adventures Continue!

More photos from the random shenanigans this summer, ranging from beach days, the Electric Island Festival, book launch painting event for Handful of Smoke, studio painting shenanigans, fun with friends and family, skateboarding adventures, painting on location photoshoots and of course, beautiful shots of nature.