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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Boston, Massachusetts

I spent a little over two weeks in Boston had a great time getting to know the city. I have always wanted to visit Massachusetts! I stayed with different groups of friends and strangers that became friends.       Above are pictures of the arboretum in south Boston. Such a beautiful place. I learned a…

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…

Sucre Mural – BeeHive

Sucre – Spanish influenced city with clean streets, beautiful parks, energetic plazas and with a modern twist. This is where many foreigners come to learn Spanish. The bus system is simple and slow, the streets are busy with more people begging for money than I have seen in all my travels, and the same old…

Visa for Boliva, Crossing the Peru-Bolivia Border

Travellers from The United States must apply for a visa before entering into Bolivia. The U.S. is one of the few countries who are required to do so. Here are all the requirements one must need for getting into Bolivia, keep in mind that you can stay for 90 days and the Visa is good…

La Paz, Bolivia

Busy, fast, zippy, old and smoggy type of city. At an elevation of 3,650 meters (12,00 feet) with a population of 2.3 million. My most favourite thing about Bolivia so far: The Zebras. That is right, Zebras. I am not talking about the animal, I am talking about the humans who are paid to dress…

Incan Mural of Peru

The Mural: Nazca inspired wall, located outside of the hostel. Where: Cabanaconde, Peru. Located about 3-4 hours from Arequipa in the Incan Valley. Length of time: This piece took me about three days to make. I painted all day long, the wall was smaller than a lot of the previous walls I had created. I enjoyed…

Auywaska Mural in Cabaconde, Peru

The Mural: 2013 Sept.    Ayuwaska – Cabanaconde, Peru – Pachamama  The hat inspired mural snuggled inside of the restaurant/bar and the focal point of the room    . About the Mural: The inspiration came from the native woman’s dress of the pre-incan town of Cabanaconde and Colca Valley region.  The my mural showcases images of the birds,…

Puerto Maldanado, Peru

Where:  Anaconda Lodge – Puerto Maldanado, Peru – Anaconda Lodge; Acrylic Paint 2013; The location is next to the Madre de Dios river that hosts camine, unclassified fish and countless endemic birds. Tiny motos zipping around the bumpy dusty streets, woman skilfully crafting plates of fish, meat, and chicken with rice, dramatic soap operas roar through the…

Magical Manchu Picchu, Sacred Valley

The magical land of Machu Picchu. Bright green energy, sunrising, eye opening, mysterious, wise and powerful. The Incan ruins are arguably be one of the most touristic places in the world, which made for an interesting adventure full of inward bliss and tons of people!   Here is the view of Machu Picchu before and…

Vipassana Meditation

About four months ago while in Colombia I decided that I wanted to go to a course to learn the mediation of Vipassana. Now, 4 months later I find myself at the Sacred Valley Ashram ready for a 10 day vipassana meditation course. Located in the small town of Calca just one hour outside of…

The Ruin-Filled Town of Pisac, Peru

The small Sacred Valley of Pisac, Peru -Roaring energetic mountains, melted with sage green bushes, dancing trees, fused with Incan ruins, tiny tourist markets, one calm sleepy river and a spiritual energy that roars through the streets. People usually stop in Pisac for a day trip from Cusco as its only 45 minutes away and…