I first stumbled upon BodhiKai Imagery and its creator, Melanie Barrow, on instagram. I was admiring one of Melanie’s shots and discovered she was a travel and nature photographer. We chatted a bit more, I disclosed photography was a new love for me and she gave me a tip for a very cool lens to […]
It’s the week before Christmas and I assume many of you are doing the frantic OMG I’ll buy anything tango at the mall. My suggestion is to keep calm and shop on at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s pop-up gallery gift shop, Uniques.
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 […]