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 …

Creation Spotlight: Gold and Blue Spiral Painting

When I got back into painting in 2008, I started by creating a spiral, with one color. I needed the simplicity at the time, as painting with two babies to care for wasn’t easy to do. I gave myself permission to keep things really simple by starting with one color, one motion. It turned into …

Never imagined I’d be painting onto a wedding dress!

A few weeks ago, I had a unique opportunity to paint my art onto a wedding dress modeled by Erin Wong, 2014 Miss Earth Guam for the Pacific Daily News Guam Bridal Guide. Big thanks to Hannah Iriarte for reaching out to me for this project. The concept is to show the art as if …

Sneak Peek on the Easel: A Big Colorful Tree in the Making

Last week I started a new piece, and it’s another big one! Pulled out a 4’x6′ canvas to play with, and I’m already having a blast painting what is shaping up to be a big colorful tree. It has a lot of warmth in it right now, but the next few layers of colors will be …

Getting Started with Creative Journaling Workshop

Yesterday I had the honor of leading a Creative Journaling workshop at the “Guam is Good: Cancer Symposium” held by the Edward M. Calvo Foundation. Keynote speaker Lori Earl flew to Guam to speak about her family’s experience with cancer. She is the author of the book “This Star Won’t Go Out,” based on her …

February Creative Session Draws a Full House to Guma’ Tasa for Painting Fun!

February’s Creative Session was held this past Saturday (every 1st Saturday of the month) at Guma’ Tasa, and we had a record number of participants. We filled up tables and everyone created art together. Participants seemed to enjoy themselves, and also surprise themselves with some of their creations! Here are some photos from the session:

Jungle Rooster Time Lapse Painting Video from Start to Finish

Due to popular demand, I have painted another rooster, or “gayu” as we call them in Chamorro here on Guam. I’m sure this won’t be the last, and in fact, this might be the start of a collection of pieces to showcase in an exhibit. A rooster exhibit! Here are some photos of the piece …

I Puti’on (the Star): A Time Lapse Painting Video & Photos

Now that I’ve cleared out the big pieces from my room, I finally got to start on some long-awaited pieces. The first one on the easel is “I Puti’on” (which is Chamorro for “the Star”), a commissioned piece. I really enjoyed this one, a lot of warm and cool contrasts with metallics throughout. The Star …

Island Time Magazine Features Michelle Pier & Creative Indeed

Pick up the latest FREE copy of Island Time Magazine at local establishments all over Guam. This issue features Creative Indeed and the artist behind it all, Michelle Pier. Thank you Island Time Magazine for the detailed article! Click photos for larger view.

Painting in the New Year: First Creative Session of the Year at Guma Tasa

Every 1st Saturday of the month, I hold Creative Sessions (a painting workshop) at Guma’ Tasa, a coffeehouse in Mangilao here on Guam. The sessions are designed to be a fun, supportive environment to experiment with acrylic painting. It is not a fine art how-to kind of class, more of a free expression style class. …

Q&A with Michelle Pier, artist, in the Marianas Variety Guam

It’s been a week in the news for me! This weekend I had the honor and the pleasure of being featured in the Mariana’s Variety Sunday edition “People” Q&A, a fun interview section. Thank you Mar-Vic Cagurangan for getting in my head, it was fun! Also, thanks to Jonathan Abella for the photo! Here it …

2014 Holiday Craft Fair at Jeff’s Pirates Cove this Sunday December 14th!

This Sunday December 14th, the annual Holiday Craft Fair will be held at Jeff’s Pirates Cove from 10am-6pm. More than 40 local vendors will be showcasing their goods and services for your holiday shopping fun. This will be the perfect time to find great unique gifts to give your friends and family. Admission is $1 …

Creation Spotlight: Abundant Joy Tree, Mermaid in Moonlight, Haggan Recreated

A couple recent paintings I did, the first two were spontaneous, the third a commissioned piece. The “Abundant Joy” tree, was a piece I did as a challenge from a friend on a difficult day. I was having a hard time emotionally and she challenged me to put in into a painting. It wasn’t what …

Latest Art Projects on the Easel & in the Studio

It’s been crazy lately, and I don’t have many regular artworks to show because I’ve been preoccupied with big painting projects and events. All is well in my art world, things moving forward in an amazing way. Just keep creating, just keep creating, just keep creating.

Guam’s 6th Luna Festival Highlights

On behalf of Creative Indeed, I would like to take this moment to give a huge THANK YOU to everyone who supported this year’s Luna Festival at Jeff’s Pirates Cove. The event was held yesterday, Sunday the 26th, from noon to 8pm. Well over 1000 people came to enjoy the festivities, many who came in …

6th Luna Festival set for Sunday October 26th at Jeff’s Pirates Cove

So far so good in all the Luna Festival preparations, things are lining up and ready for fun this Sunday. Wondering what the Luna Festival is? Here is a little video that gives an idea: Post by Acoustic Attack Guam. Here are some of the things you can expect at this year’s Luna Festival: Current …

Solo Art Exhibit at Aji-Ichi Japanese Restaurant in Tumon

From now until December, you can visit Aji-Ichi Japanese Restaurant in Tumon to view a collection of my original artwork on display. Every piece is for sale. The opening night of the exhibit will be Tuesday September 16th at 6pm. OPENING NIGHT:

Guam Coffee Company: Local Art Exhibited & For Sale

You can see local artwork by visiting Guam Coffee Company, across PIC in Tumon. I have six pieces installed for viewing and sale, including: Wild Seas, Ocean Latte, Two Lattes, Haggan, Sailing Away, and Si Sirena. Go and check it out! Guam Coffee has a great beverage selection, as well as some tasty eats, AND …