Soroptimist International of Guam Donates $500 to Creative Indeed Luna Festival

Huge thank you to Soroptimist International of Guam (SIG), I am humbled and extremely appreciative of this $500 donation to go toward this year’s Luna Festival. It’s funny, because in recent months I’d been debating whether or not to continue holding the festival. I told myself I’d done it for 5 years, I could either stop …

Creative Spotlight: Waves Commission Painting Start to Finish

Here are photos of the process from start to finish of this commission painting I just completed. It is a beach scene, and while it isn’t a specific spot painted in its accuracy, the image was based off of a photo of some waves breaking at a particular surf spot on Guam. I gave it …

Artisan Collective Series Showcasing at Guma’ Tasa

Guma’ Tasa Coffee Shop presents the Artisan Collective Series: A showcase of Guam’s local musicians and artisans. The showcases will be going on every Saturday through May and the summer, kicking off the Summer Artisan Program for Teens. The program will begin it’s first session in June, and will offer workshops to teens who want …

Ben Quinata wins 1st place in the Creative Indeed & Guam Coffee Art Competition

Creative Indeed & Guam Coffee Company would like to congratulate Mr. Ben Quinata, who won 1st place & $500 in the Art Competition we held with the theme “Plant the Seeds of Our Heritage Among Our Children.” His piece “Rebirth” won the majority vote from the judging panel, and was quite popular among the people’s …

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 …

Creative Spotlight: Golden Field Segment of Video Project

Here is the field segment of the video project I am working on with James Davis, a local filmmaker, cinematographer, & director here on Guam. He offered to collaborate on a mini documentary on me and my art. This painting was done/inspired by the fields of Talofofo, down on the Malojloj side of Guam.

Creative Spotlight: Agat Marina Painting for Video Project

So I am currently collaborating with a local filmmaker and director James Davis creating a short documentary clip of me as an artist. I’ve been on video many times, but I’m still mortified every time I see/hear myself. The cool thing is getting to see the process of gathering footage and putting things together. It’s …

Creative Spotlight ~ Life Force Energy Painting

For those with a fire in their heart that may feel dimmed at times, but always still a spark, waiting for life to breathe it into a flame, a full on blaze of unstoppable life force energy. Treat this power with love, respect & nurturing. Use it for creation, not destruction. Channel that intensity with …

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 …

Guma’ TASA Creative Sessions Have Begun + Now Offering for Kids & Teens!

On February 1st we kicked off the first Creative Session at Guma’ Tasa. Creative Indeed took a break from doing Creative Sessions for several months, but now they are back in full swing, will some all new sessions for kids as well as teens. There is also an art journaling session added. Here are the …

Creative Spotlight: Projects On the Easel & Upcoming Exhibits

After such a long break from painting, I am easing back into a few projects. These pieces are in progress and will be included in my inventory to show at the upcoming USO/GNOSC Holiday Bazaar at the Top ‘o’ the Mar on November 16th and 17th, as well as at the Holiday Crafts Fair I am …

2013 5th Annual Luna Festival of the Creative Arts on Guam

The 2013 Luna Festival has come to a close. Thank you to all who supported! This year the festival was pretty low-key, we had so many cancellations from vendors and performers because of the storm scares we had amongst other reasons. I think those who did come still had a pretty good time though, it …

Guam Is Good Cancer Support Symposium: Art Session

Yesterday the Edward M. Calvo Foundation held its first “Guam Is Good Symposium” for patients, caregivers, and family members affected by cancer. The event was held at the Guam Marriott Resort & Spa, and had a variety of workshops and breakout sessions to provide information and support in living with, through, and beyond cancer. I …

Announcing the 2013 5th annual Luna Festival & how YOU can help

The annual Luna Festival is a celebration of the creative arts on Guam, organized by Michelle Pier, owner of Creative Indeed. The event is set for Sunday, October 20th, from 12pm-8pm at Jeff’s Pirates’ Cove in Ipan, Talofofo on Guam. The Luna Festival has been a labor of love, and in order for the 5th …

Creative Spotlight: San Carlos Waterfall Guam Painting Time Lapse

The waterfall symbolizes effortlessness. Powerful, graceful flow. Skillfully moving around that which is often seen as an obstacle. The water finds its way around, creating art out of the rock standing before its path. Cascading beauty, into a pool of calm. I have been experiencing a theme of letting go, patience, trust, graceful powerful flow, …