Millions Missing & why I’ve been missing from arts on Kauai & my life in general…

Millions Missing Tropical Beach excursions Donia Lilly since 2012

I haven’t sent out a newsletter in over a year because after the intense amount of work & energy I put into the Kauai Art Tour I became very ill. We live in a society that constantly tells us: Go! Go! Go! PUSH! No Pain, No Gain! Never Give Up!!! But […] Read more »

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival 2015: Art Auction news & sale

Donia Lilly painting - 1 of 5 pieces that sold at the Aloha Expressionism Art Exhibition & Silent Auction at the 2015 Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

I feel so fortunate & excited that my original painting “Primordial Memory” was 1 of the 5 pieces that sold at the Aloha Expressionism Art Exhibition & Silent Auction at the 2015 Hawaii Food & Wine Festival benefitting agricultural and culinary non-profits in Hawaii… I forgot to take any photos during the event […] Read more »

Kauai Art Tour ~ Artists Open Studios 2015 Success!

Donia Lilly Kauai Artist and Art Tour founder and producer Hawaii

Some of you may be aware of the project I have been working day & night for over a year to facilitate: Kauai’s first, island wide open studio tour. The inaugural event happened in April 2015 with 39 artists participating from Waimea all the way to Hanalei over the course […] Read more »

Spreading Aloha with Art in Hawaii

Aloha Expressionism Sponsor Exhibit

I was invited to be featured in a coffee table book sharing the art of 50 artists around Hawaii that will be published this September. Until May 8th, you can pre-order the book at a reduced rate and/or donate for the coordinating Exhibition at the upcoming Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, […] Read more »

Hawaiian Home Decor: Why Fine Art Metal Prints Are Perfect For Humid Climates Like Hawaii (or Texas, or Georgia, or Florida…)

art metal print backing - Donia Lilly

Are you an Art Lover? Have you dealt with the frustration (& sadness) of discovering your favorite art or photograph is growing mold behind the glass, on the back of the painting, or worse – actually eating away the paint? Or even stuck to the glass due to condensation forming […] Read more »

Blood Moon – Lunar Eclipse art: 2014 & 2007

acrylic painting of lunar eclipse blue grey black red by Kauai, Hawaii artist Donia Lilly

April 15th, 2014’s “Blood Moon” (or April 14th for lucky people like me living in Hawaii, where the lunar eclipse viewing falls nicely around 9pm) will definitely be worth watching from beginning to end. I know because the last time one was visible when I was living in Spain in […] Read more »

Oversize Giclées on Canvas or Paper now available from Donia

"Ocean V" ocean abstract painting - extra large canvas giclee print by Donia Lilly

I’m really excited to announce my new canvas and high quality paper giclées in extra large sizes! Here are some examples from my Ocean, Moon, Evocations (Abstract), and Travel Memories series, but if you have a favorite image of mine you’d love to purchase as a giclee (oversize or otherwise) […] Read more »

Elizabeth Mowry, PSA, awards Donia’s abstract pastel painting a Juror’s Merit

abstract mixed media painting violet gray blue by Kauai, Hawaii artist Donia Lilly

  Donia had 2 paintings accepted into the Pastel Artists of Hawaii 10th Annual Open Juried Show, with one of her paintings – Primordial Memory, a mixed media work of art from her Evocations series – receiving a Juror’s Merit award. The art exhibition can be viewed from October 7th […] Read more »

Kauai Museum Preview Exhibit Opening for the Women Artists of Kauai Open Studio Tours

Donia Lilly and Caylin Spear setting up Women Artists of Kauai exhibit

The artists’ reception for the Kauai Museum Preview Exhibit Donia has been organizing for the Women Artists of Kauai 2nd Annual Open Studio Tours was last night. The exhibit will be at the Kauai Museum until Oct 31. The Studio Tours are Oct 12 & 13 for Lihue to Waimea […] Read more »

Cobalt Apps: Amazing & flexible WordPress tool for artists

pencil drawing of evil penguin

So I have finally accomplished the website overhaul and redesign I have been planning on doing since 2009 (!) Why did it take me nearly FOUR YEARS to do it (aside from procrastination, of course)? I couldn’t find the right tool for what I wanted to do with my site […] Read more »