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…

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…

Painting in Joshua Tree

Twice a year, the Joshua Tree Music Festival happens in the desert of Southern California making up the Mojave and Colorado desert. Its stunning, the size of Rhode Island and one of my places to gather to meet other artists, listen to international music and get to know more about Joshua Tree. This is my…

Bellingham to Vancouver

We made it to Canada! Check out the above photo of the 4 bands with a burning man sculpture that was used 20 years ago and is pedaled by solar energy! Canada was epic and we are so happy to be traveling now around the islands and B.C. We love this place!    What a…

Biking WA – Mukilteo to Bellingham

  Rain started as a sprinkle as we drifted beyond the trees and the rivers and streams. Light playful rejuvenating rain. Heavy and thick getting louder and more powerful.      Soon enough we were in full on downpour where our waterproof gear was suddenly not and we were chilly little bikers! For a couple of hours…

Proyecto de Pedaleo – Collaboration Mural

This is one of my most favorite projects I have ever done. The murals that keeps painting itself…                                                                 The Inspiration: As many of you know, I am not a stranger to staying on peoples…

Mural in Oakland 

Where: Oakland, California at the Oakland Music Compex (OMC) in West Oakland with acrylic paint; January 2016 Happy New Year Mural! This piece is located inside the music studio of musicians. The building is amazing and is home to many working artists who practice and record. While painting I could hear multiple bands at one…

2 Days 190 miles – Portland Maine to Townshend, Vermont

Back on the road again, and this time solo. First I wanted to see what it was like to ride alone, and second I wanted to visit my friend, Tyler who I originally took the train to the East Coast with. The plan: Ride 2 days to ride to West Townshend, Vermont from Portland, Maine…

 A Mural in Burlington, Vermont

Vermont is a beautiful and magnificent place! It is the leading producer of maple syrup in the United States, it has forests that cover over 75% of the state! The green mountains are located within the state and the state is bordered by Massachusetts, New York, Quebec Canada and New Hampshire.  I ran into old…

Bahia de Los Angelos, North Baja California Mexico

  This magical bay of Los Angleos, Baja California deserves a post of its own for the inspiration it left me and for the beauty and screnity of its location.   The past month since arriving in Meixico we have had one road the entire way. It is called the “One” and you don’t need…

Dana Point, San Diego and Ocean Beach

 I love this part of California. Great bikes lanes, gorgeous roads and just endless amounts of cycling. I really love it. South, south, and more south we go! Off to Dana point where we stayed with a family in the hills who had 3 dogs and a very interesting story to tell. We found them through…

Biking to and through Los Angeles

What a different experience it has been since we hit Santa Barbara. Next was Malibu, we camped on a hill near a construction site and behind a grocery store that’s was settled in a little forest. We actually door knocked for a little bit asking million dollar home intercoms if they had space for 3 tents. It…

Lompoc and Santa Barbara California

Rode 62 miles from Lompoc to Santa Barbara. We got to see the ocean again! I missed it dearly! Found another cyclist named Cody from Vermont that joined our group for a while. Always nice to meet friendly cyclists on the road.   We stayed with a warm showers house in Lompoc, with a Seattle…

How to Start a New Adventure – Following Heart

Traveling is a choice. We can chose to make time for it or leave it for our dreams. It takes making it a priority and follow through. I say this all the time but you never will have enough money, or enough time, or the perfect scenario for traveling. Just do it, like today. Like…

Bike Touring – The Starting Point Oakland

Bicicletas por la paz! A travelling group of inclusive amazing cyclists who like to play music, smile and ride bikes! We are off to Cambell San Jose area! This bike tour has started, 5 in total and we will be heading to Mexico over the next couple of weeks touring with all of our belongings…