Creative Adventures Photo Blog

Just some highlights from my latest creative adventures… pretty flowers, a neighborhood peacock, a light show warehouse party for my friends’ ShipRight BoatShop grand opening, photo-art made out of selfies, and a close-up on the rooster painting I did recently.  

Mural: Wave & Tree Art In Progress at iFit Guam Warehouse

iFit Guam is a new sports and fitness facility opening soon on Guam, and they are looking for artists to come and leave their mark on the walls of the warehouse. The space is big, full of floor to ceiling cement canvas waiting to be transformed into art. I have accepted the challenge. Here are …

Creative Spotlight: Guam Lagoon Commissioned Painting

I recently installed a finished commissioned painting of an ocean lagoon scene on Guam. It is a partial representation of Alupang Cove in Tamuning. Much of the imagery (like the tree) were added via intuition, for many purposes such as color and grounding. I had a collective of images in my mind of the place, through …

Creative Spotlight: Honor Your Soul’s Desire (mermaid) & I Gayu (rooster)

My latest creations include a mermaid piece titled “Honor Your Soul’s Desire” for the annual Women’s Art Show put on by Soroptimist International of Guam, and a rooster piece titled “I Gayo” for the “Guam is Good” Wine, Food & Art Festival put on by the Edward M. Calvo Foundation. Here they are (ignore my …

Creative Sessions for Teens: Art at Guma’ TASA

The first Creative Session for Teens was held at Guma’ TASA, an awesome little coffee shop/ bar in Mangilao here on Guam. Creative Sessions for Teens are currently being held on the 4th Saturday of the month. The next one will be March 22nd. Here are a few photos from our first session (I purposefully …

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 …

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 …

Original Art Postcards Finally Printed and For Sale!

You asked for it and you got it! I have finally printed postcards of my original artwork, and they are packaged and ready. This first set I have printed is a set of 5 different cards, each with their own description on the back of the card. Here are each of the cards that you …

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 …

Hybridity: Solo Art Exhibit by Monaeka Flores

On view September 13 – September 28, 2013 Agana Shopping Center, Temporary Art Space 2nd Floor Across from Express Care Exhibit Hours: 12 – 8 PM Daily, Closed Mondays Opening Reception FRIDAY 9/13, 6 –9 PM Featuring DJ Nemesis Closing Reception FRIDAY 9/27, 6 – 9 PM Featuring Ital Art/Guam Massive Sound Other Events Art …

Creative Spotlight: Communion Painting

A dark, rich, passionate piece. Communion as I see it, the merging of physical and nonphysical, through one or more beings, in this case, two flowers as one. “Communion” 24″x30″ acrylic on canvas Email inspiredshell@gmail.com if interested in this piece.

Creative Spotlight: Sailing Away Paintings + Video

Sailing inspiration! At Sea, and Smooth Sailing. Inspired by my dad, requesting a special painting to give to a dear friend as a gift. I caught the ocean bug and I just want to paint water, water, water. Here they are, including a time-lapse video of the process for the 1st “At Sea” piece: “At …

Creative Spotlight: Spirit Tree 2 Time Lapse Painting

I love trees so much, I decided it was time to paint another spirit tree. The last one I painted sold at Pika’s Cafe. This one will be going up in the new MoSa’s Joint restaurant opening in Tamuning, Guam. On Guam we call the banyan trees Taotaomo’na trees, otherwise known as the Nunu tree, …

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, …

Creative Spotlight: 2 Lattes & a Wave Time Lapse Video

This piece came together rather quickly. I was in the middle of painting the latest giant spirit tree, and was feeling stuck. Was craving a different painting, so I put aside the big canvas and pulled out a 24″x30″ frame and began painting. I knew I wanted to do a wave, and the latte stones …

Local Art Coming Soon at New MoSa’s Joint Restaurant Opening on Guam

Last week I had the privilege of visiting the new MoSa’s Joint restaurant opening soon here on Guam, to scope out the design and get a feel for what kind of art I will put up on their walls. The Joint is expected to open the 2nd week of August, according to MOnique Genereaux and …

Painting Facelift: Always Kiss Me Good Night

This painting was brought to me (after a custom piece was commissioned and loved!) with the request to give it a boost, a facelift if you will. The painting would likely go in the same room that the Tree of Grace would, so I decided to continue with the earthy magical tree concept.