My COVID story: How I got stuck in Indonesia

The Origional Plan Travel time! Spend 2-3 months in South East Asia before moving my permanant residence in the States. In the states I wanted to create an Artist Permaculture Community center on land in Oregon. I wanted to put down some roots and start building. I wanted a travel break before I committed as…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

New Year Mural in Oakland

Happy New Year everyone! I am so excited to ring in 2016 with a creative and artistic start! Today I paint a mural in a music studio and its going to be space/astrology/star mapping/geometrical themed! I am excited to get back in the studio and begin to work on some murals, canvas, windows, and solo/group shows! This…

Tijuana, Playa de Mision y Ensenada, Mexico

Never had I experienced that type of cycling as what I did in Tijuana! I’ll explain…It was an amazing city despite what many people say and I had a great time there thanks to our hosts and my cycling buddy Adley.    The ride was crazy from San Diego to the border maybe 15 miles…

Mural Making in Punta Arenas, Chile

Where: Punta Arenas, a buzzing city that is just four hours south of Puerto Natales on the Magellan Straight in Patagonia, Chile. Filled with cruises, sailboats, murals, sculpture, wildlife and high pitch windy shores. I found a homey Chilean restaurant called ¨La Marmita¨ which means the cooking pits owned by Lorena and Alfredo.They immediately took…

Psychedelic Car Mural in Puerto Natales, Chile

A new mural in Puerto Natales, Chile and it is my first piece in this beautiful country. It also marks the start of something special for my mural making path. I tried spray paint for the first time and on a car for my first time as well. I had a lot of chances and…

Puerto Madryn Mural, Argentina

Where: Puerto Madryn which is the start of Patagonia and known for whale watching, seals swimming, kayaking and visiting the beautiful peninsula where you can see penguins and if you are lucky orca whales (which actually are a species of dolphins and not whales) trying to attach the lazy seals on the beaches. Apparently, it…

Train -Buenos Aires to Bahia Blanca to Puerto Madryn

When I heard that you could take a night bus to Puerto Madryn that takes 9 hours I thought, “Are you crazy? I need to cut that trip in half and take my time!” Well, you could say that’s what I did…but a little more than what I wanted. The experience of taking a train…

The Big Modern City – Buenos Aires

I planned for one or two days in the city of Buenos Aires before arriving. Well, as most of my travels it turned into 3 weeks. I stumbled upon a lovely friend named Emilia, a native of Buenos Aires; she offered to take me in for ¨one night¨. The universe sends us what we need…

Cheese and Wine Country – Cafayate, Argentina

Just 4 hours outside of Salta, Argentina the adorable town of Cafayate is settled in the dry area great for making wine and goat cheese.   I I took some cheese tasting and wine tours and had a lovely time playing my guitar in all the beautiful nooks and crannies this place had to offer….

Cordoba, Argentina

Have you heard of couch surfing? It’s a online website that connects travelers all over the world with local people that will provide a bed for free. It’s free to use and a great way to mix up traveling as you get to know the culture at a deeper and more intimate level than a…

Vipassana Retreat at Dolores, Argentina

Oh the beautiful country side and valley outside of Cordoba, Argentina.  Skin-crackling dry, scattered-spotted playful rivers, lovely local artisan stores selling olives, honey & olive oil, and friendly people all with the infamous Argentina accent (which I am finally getting used to). In this region I went to the small pueblo of Dolores for yet…