News — Colleen Wilcox

Rikka Femme x Murasaki Sports

Colleen Wilcox Colleen Wilcox murasaki sports rikka femme surf art surfboard surfing

Rikka Femme x Murasaki Sports

One of my favorite recent collaborations has been with Japanese surf brand, Rikka Femme, whose parent company Murasaki Sports created two lines of artwork surfboards with my designs.  The first round featured my "Botanical" artwork on the tail and underside of the nose on a limited edition (of 100) 7'2" fun board shaped in Japan.  Next they came out with soft tops in two colors featuring my "Paradise" artwork on the underside of the nose in similar dimensions as the previous board.  I have been enjoying riding the limited edition board for quite some time now. It always feels exciting to be...

Read more →


"Moani"-a gentle breeze brings inspiration

Colleen Wilcox beach decor beach girl colleen wilcox flowers Hawaii Art lei moani north shore oahu surf art tropical tropical art

"Moani"-a gentle breeze brings inspiration

"Moani" 16"x20" acrylic on canvas by Colleen Wilcox Have you ever sat outside on a warm day and felt soft breezes on your skin blowing the fragrance of summer flowers in the air? The Hawaiian word "Moani" means a light or gentle breeze that is usually associated with fragrance. For me, living in Hawaii means I get to experience such delights all year round. Not only do the trade winds bring fresh scents of plants and flowers, but also the salty air of the tropical sea.  I try to spend as much time as I can on the beach, taking...

Read more →


Haleiwa Arts Festival 2017

Colleen Wilcox Art Festival Artwork Colleen Wilcox Colleen Wilcox Art Haleiwa Haleiwa Arts Festival Hawaii Hawaii Art surf art

Thank you to everyone who came out to the annual Haleiwa Arts Festival! I had a great time seeing some familiar faces and meeting new people. See you again next July :) Colleen Wilcox Booth at the Haleiwa Arts Festival 2017 Colleen Wilcox giclee reproductions on canvas  Colleen Wilcox original framed sketches Colleen Wilcox booth at the Haleiwa Arts Festival 2017            

Read more →


"Island Oasis"- Tropical Leaves & Island Style

Colleen Wilcox acrylic banana Colleen Wilcox Hawaii leaves monstera painting palms tropical tropical leaves

Aloha Friends! I am happy to present to you my latest original painting entitled, "Island Oasis." It is a 24"x30" acrylic on canvas original, featuring some of my favorite tropical leaves (monstera, banana, ferns, palms and colocasia). I would now love to share with you some of the process and inspiration behind my newest piece.  Living in Hawaii, I am inspired on a daily basis by all of the incredible tropical leaves that can be found in nearly every outdoor space (even gas stations and parking lots!). Although I have included leaves in many previous paintings, I have never made...

Read more →


"Mystic Blue": A Whale Tale

Colleen Wilcox Acrylic Colleen Wilcox Humpback Original Art Painting Sea Life Whale

"Mystic Blue": A Whale Tale

Magical, mysterious, magnificent humpback whales! I am so excited to have finally expressed my love and respect for these animals in my new published original, "Mystic Blue". Keep reading to find out the process behind this 24"x30" acrylic on canvas painting! "Mystic Blue" 24"x30" acrylic on canvas by Colleen Wilcox  I began this piece back in November of 2015, just at the start of whale season in Hawaii. Hoping for some real life inspiration, I scanned the waters daily for my first sighting. But the humpbacks were slow to arrive this season, and reports of sightings were only trickling in over...

Read more →