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"Moani"-a gentle breeze brings inspiration

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"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...

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Colleen Wilcox Art + Global Village Kailua

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Yesterday I had a great time at Global Village in Kailua for an art signing and 'meet and greet'. I really love the town of Kailua, and am thankful for all the people there that support my art!  This was the first time I got to check out the new wall of prints, phone cases and hats- Love it!  I am so appreciative of everyone that came in to say hi, and am thankful of this opportunity to share my artwork with the residents and visitors of Kailua! I hope you can stop in next time you're in the neighborhood! Stay...

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"Lanikai Sunrise"- A New Release

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Imagine turquoise water, balmy sea breezes and a picturesque beach with sand as fine as sugar...and you can feel what it is like to stand on the shores of the famed Lanikai Beach. Lanikai is a beautiful area, and one I remember fondly from my childhood when my grandparents had a house overlooking the iconic Mokulua Islands. Because of my affinity for this place, when I was asked to paint a Lanikai beach scene I was excited to begin. It is always interesting to work within the bounds of what a client requests. I find it a particular challenge to...

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