One of my favorite visits during Maui Open Studios was with Mystique, a montage artist in Maui Meadows. Mystique creates alluring composites of images inspired by her travels. Her work is filled with energy yet has a calming effect as the iconic faces, spiritual symbols, natural beauty and art blend seamlessly together in a mystical [...]
Until now, I’ve always felt an intense aversion to rattan furnishings. You can blame my years of auditing hotels, working out of a suite with unattractive and snag-happy rattan living room sets with bad tropical prints. Feelgood Designs of Melbourne has me not only accepting rattan but craving it. Feelgood combines contemporary design with craftsmanship to [...]
I’ve always found the practice of map making, cartography, fascinating. When I happen upon an artist inspired by the intricacy of maps, my heart skips a beat. Karen O’Leary’s work pulls together the art of the map and the simplicity of paper with her handcut creations. She believes that a map is more than a [...]
Happiness is a new box of crayons, an old stone bench and a macro lens. If you’ve joined in this week’s prompt, please add your specific post link below by the inlinkz frog. You have one week to add your link. If you are new to our linkup and would like to join us, the [...]
Weekend #1 of Maui Open Studios is over and it was fucking awesome y’all. The red carpet wall in Shane Robinson’s Haiku studio.