Category Archive: Contemporary Art

New Mornings

Back in June, I attended the CIVA conference in Minneapolis, MN.  Spelled out its Christians in the Visual Arts.  It’s an organization mainly comprised of visual artists but also includes and welcomes educators,… Continue reading

It’s Been A While

It’s been a while since my last blog entry.  A lot has happened in this thing called life – some very challenging and some very hopeful and beautiful.  About a year ago I… Continue reading

Being Guided

Continuing from my last blog entry about an art workshop in Orleans, Massachusetts at the Community Of Jesus, I asked a question to the guest lecturer Msgr. Timothy Verdon. Having had time to re-read… Continue reading

Lumen Christi Workshop

From Fragments Of Light (A blog by Mount Tabor Ecumenical Centre for Art & Spirituality) Delro Rosco, one of the artists that participated in the Lumen Christi art retreat, has kindly shared his experience and… Continue reading

Aloha ‘Oe (Farewell To Thee)

The latest series, Aloha ‘Oe is based on my experience of going out to sea on an outrigger canoe to spread the ashes of a very close friend, Walter Kahiwa Jr.  The series… Continue reading

Exhibition In Honor of ‘Boy’

It’s been a while since my last blog entry. I’ve been focused and busy the last couple of months preparing for my first solo exhibition as well as dealing with the death of… Continue reading


I recently went to Tokyo to purchase more pigments and other art materials. Part of the trip included finding a brush maker, Miyauchi Fukyudo. This little gem of a shop is tucked away… Continue reading

Simple Acts of Kindness

It’s been almost a week since returning home from Japan on another missions trip and I’m still sorting out what just happened. I write with a head full of experiences, an internal body… Continue reading

Voice Over The Waters

“Voice that seeks me, speak to me. Above the deep azurite sea or in the misty sprays above the silent lava rocks, Your presence is hovering, intimate, and full of majesty and power… Continue reading

Compassion and Victory

Over the past couple of months, I believe that God has been working on my heart to have more compassion for people as well as an awareness and appreciation for life. Listening to… Continue reading