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 …

Adventures of March Memories in Photos

What a month! It isn’t even quite over yet. March continues to march to the beat of its own drum, urging us all to do the same. So many surprises, travel, simple adventures in nature, risks and rewards, hard work, reflection, captures of beauty, letting go, spring break at the pool, the beach & the …

Photo Adventures of Friends, Family, Art & Surf in January!

January has been full of fun, all alongside kicking off the year and getting in gear business-wise. Including, though not limited to: Hiking, goats (Wendy, specifically), kids, dogs, surfing, surfboard making, happy hour, networking, events, reading, retreat, art, MoSa’s Joint, and more surfing. I will let the photos do the storytelling in this case!

Art Prints and Fun Merchandise for Holiday Gifts!

For those of you looking to acquire a piece of my art but in a print form, either on canvas, metal, or on greeting cards, pillows, shirts, duvet covers, tote bags, phone cases and more, here you go! I’ve compiled a bunch of screenshots from the print section of my site so you can get …

Fun in Nature & Creative Musings Through Photos

A photo journal of recent fun in nature, creative musings and other adventures captured on camera… these are the simple things in life that make me smile. These are the things that give me joy and peace. And then there are some random shots that are just snippets of life, like the little snaky snake …

Colorful Mother’s Day Retreat

Sharing some highlights from a lovely day with mamas. Mimosas, massage, delicious foods, henna, belly casting, belly dancing, music, artsy mandalas, doodling, singing, oh, and organic root beer floats with cappuccino rum say what?! SO freakin yummy.

Creative Session Tidbits

Here are some tidbits from this past Creative Session at Guma’ Tasa. For some strange reason I didn’t get pics of the lovely creations made by Jody and her daughter! I was in a zone that day. =)

Creative Spotlight: Joyful Dance

The latest commission piece I’m working on is for a fiery little princess who just turned 1 year old. This is a piece that she can “grow into” and cherish for years. I think it captures her fun-loving nature.

Creative Adventures ~ Birthdays, Bonfires, Sunsets, Animals, & Surfboard Making

I get asked about inspiration a lot. “What inspires you?” “Where do your ideas come from?” “How do you keep the process going?” Well the simple answer is: Living life. Every day there is something to be inspired by. Enjoying life, observing your surroundings, noticing things that catch your attention, appreciating beauty, having fun with …

Painting & Self Portraits Day

I love photography just about as much as I love painting. Over the years, I’ve gotten way more comfortable with being in photos and also taking self-portraits, especially as I’ve had to do so for my website and other projects requiring a photo and artist bio. It is weird at first writing about yourself and …