2020 Muraling in Thailand

I created a mural midst the full moon madness! Is the Koh Phangan  hype all that they say it is? I created a mural in the jungle, well sort of.  The entire time it took 6 days total to complete, including the purchasing of paints and the creation of the design which I have included…

Public Art in Dublin, CA

I smelled like cedar for the first couple of hours I started working on this project. Added a couple layers of gesso and then started with color. My first commission of the year and an exciting project with the City of Dublin, California. I painted two large Adirondack chairs, which will be installed in the…

My Largest Mural Yet, ‘Portland Perspective’

It is with pleasure I present to you, “A Piece of Portland,” a playful interpretation of the Portland cityscape through iconic buildings and locations throughout the city. Here, imagination is boundless through the whimsical style, while the viewer can also identify all of their favorite places unique to Portland in one painting.   The mural…

Public Art in Lakewood, Colorado

I created six mailboxes for the City of Lakewood, Colorado and the 40 West Arts District. The series is called “Poem Mailboxes” and showcases unique mailboxes created for gardens, birdhouses and the use of upcycled materials. The works are interactive sculptures that being a sense of slow-paced nostalgia. The focus lays on the participatory form of…

Keen + Seattle Lyft Collaboration

In June I teamed up with Urban Artworks and Lyft in Seattle to create a team-building mural at the new Lyft driver location off Industrial and Airport road in Seattle. The style of the collaborative work was that similar to paint by numbers. I created an outline and the team filled in the shapes with…

“Dogs of Danville” Public Art Installation – CA

What an incredible experience it was working with the City of Danville, California for the “Dogs of Danville” sculpture installation. My piece “How we grow” is an acrylic based colorful and whimsical piece that brings the viewer around the dog for a full 360-degree experience with every angle offering a different perspective. I wanted the…

Oakland Mural – “Airmid” the Goddess of healing through Herbalism

May I introduce “Airmid,“ the violet Serpent standing at 100’ x 18’ – Spray Paint – Oakland, California. Here Airmid, the Celtic Goddess of healing through herbs and transformation, is depicted as a snake. The consciously chosen violet with powers to heal and transmute. Being an Artist is hard work and hustle, it’s not always…

Bicycle Touring Murals

This past summer I set off for the second time for the Pacific Northwest on a bicycle tour with the incredible, Biketopia Music Collective. We rode our bicycles from Olympia, Washington back to our home in Oakland, CA over the span of 2.5 months. Our goal? Use our bodies upon our large bicycles to pedal ourselves…

Berlin Mural – “Arriving”

About The Mural: Title: “Arriving” Where: Comepackbackers, Berlin, Germany Dimensions: 26’ x 9.5‘ x 0′ Medium: Acrylic Paint, Indoor, Private Mural Length of time: 1 week, painting 6-8 hours a day. Artist: Individual, Molly Keen Background: I was working in Mostar, Bosnia with black and white and with a focus on design and movement. It…

A Keen Mural in Ericeira, Portugal

The third mural stop on my 3.5-month journey of creating murals throughout Europe landed me in Ericeira, Portugal: a special village beach town located just 45 minutes outside of Lisbon. Here, I spent a couple of days walking through cobblestone alleyways with old white buildings with blue and yellow painted accents. I found myself walking every…

“Into the Ocean” Portugal Mural

10 days of painting, bicycle rides, rainy afternoons, noisy construction days, sunset visits to the ocean and views across the canal of the iconic city of Porto, Portugal. The Mural Title: “Into the Ocean” Dimensions: 40′ x 10′ x 0′ Medium: Acrylic Paint Location: Oporto Hostel, Porto, Portugal.  Length: 7 days, 4-6 hours a day….

Spring Mural in Barcelona

Check out the mural that I completed in January in Barcelona in 2018 at Hostel Primavera. What a wonderful experience as I met the most beautiful people and was able to spend a lot of time with my friends who live in the city.  Where: Barcelona, Spain What: The hostel is called Primavera Hostel, which…

MLK Day Community Mural

January 13th, 2018 I spent MLK day with 15 incredible 5th-grade artists with organization Upward Roots, from Fred T. Korematsu Discovery Academy, in Oakland, CA. I ride my bicycle to every mural that I create. Here is a picture of me on the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) with all of my paints and brushes!…

Welcome to the “Flying Colors Mural Project”

The Flying Colors Mural Project tour is in full swing! I arrived at my first leg and the first mural in Barcelona and will start painting this week at Primavera Bed and Breakfast! I’ve been working on this project for some time now and it was inspired by my experience painting murals in South America. I wanted to…

Bicycles, Art, & Updates

Can you believe that it is December 2017 already? There are lots coming up for mural making in 2018! As I have been reminiscing about the last year or so I have felt thankful for all of the creative endeavors, cycling adventures and the healing of a year-long a knee injury (yeah it’s better). 2017…

Sunset Art in Berkeley, Sprinter Van

Giving thanks for the gift of creating! Check out the incredible and collaborative van art! This past couple of months I have been working super hard on getting new mural gigs which require a lot of patience, writing, editing, designing, computer time, and stamina. Sometimes it seems like I am on the computer more than I am…

Summer and Art’s Community Mural

I love creating communal work where youth and adults get to create alongside me! This one was over the span of two days and we really enjoyed some live music, entertainment all around, great food and good people. I cannot wait to come back next year. Thank you for having me! This summer, I helped…

Joshua Tree Mural May 2017

Back at it again, at the Joshua Tree Music Festival in Joshua Tree outside of the Mojave desert in the incredible land of cactus, singing birds, hot heat, strong winds, dust storms, and glorious mountains. The difficulty with this particular project is that the heat is so strong and wind gusts can get up to…

Rotten City Mural – Emeryville, CA

My latest mural you can see at Rotten City Pizza in Emeryville, California. The wall is a stucco, concrete 45 foot by 4-16 feet in some places. The mural wraps around the building, taking over parts of two walls. The entire process has taken me about 1 month and over 100 hours. An element I wanted…

Earth Day Mural 2017

This Earth Day I rode my bicycle with the Biketopia Music Collective  from Oakland to Bayview to help pedal the stage at the Bayview Opera House earth day celebration in San Francisco, CA. We pedaled the stage for musical acts with using just four bicycles and friends to pedal them. What a beautiful day! The aim…