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Going for the Gold

The Gold for Melanesian Artists It was thrilling to see Melanesian athletes participate in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. My heartfelt congratulations to Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Fiji and New Caledonia for participating in the Olympics. I was so proud to see each and… Continue Reading “Going for the Gold”

A Shout of Thanks!

To all the participating artists for the magazine story “The Ocean Arts of Melanesia.”  A special thanks to Alicia Sahib who has not only supported my work over the years but is a strong proponent of organizations that deal with social issues, poverty, violence… Continue Reading “A Shout of Thanks!”

Marine Art – Part II

A continuation of celebrating Melanesian artists and the marine environment! This second announcement  continues to share with you four incredibly talented artists from the Solomon Islands. Recently published in Ocean Geographic Society’s magazine is a story I’ve been working on for the past year.… Continue Reading “Marine Art – Part II”

Marine Art At Its Best

Just published in Ocean Geographic Society’s magazine is a story I’ve been working on for the past year. This was a collaboration with many friends and, more important, this generation of contemporary artists who ARE Melanesian! Starting with four from Papua New Guinea, this… Continue Reading “Marine Art At Its Best”

A Treasure to Share

I could not be happier than to announce this during Women’s History Month. Just a couple of weeks ago, there were plenty of great moments to share with the followers of Headhunt Revisited: With Brush, Canvas and Camera. Hang on to your seat, because… Continue Reading “A Treasure to Share”

Women of History

It’s difficult to know where to start. March is a big month for Caroline, Margaret and new discoveries.  How about starting with Caroline’s birthday, March 6, 1897? She knew little of her family history until she began communicating with her Aunt Caroline in 1918. As a… Continue Reading “Women of History”

More Challenging Research

The project still has legs as new information comes in. It’s amazing to watch the “ebb and flow” to Caroline’s story. As you may know, I have been so fortunate to receive original letters written by her and sent to me by the Pillsbury… Continue Reading “More Challenging Research”

Best Wishes to All My Supporters!

Although this is a challenging Holiday Season, there are reasons to smile and be thoughtful of others.This newsletter is certainly a reason for me to celebrate. Sharing my personal journey and why I pursued such a difficult project with a younger generation in Papua New Guinea… Continue Reading “Best Wishes to All My Supporters!”

In Difficult Times

We all try to look at positive announcements and news. It it extremely challenging with COVID and political issues and it’s not just the United States.This year has proven hard for many friends around the world. Just when I started to feel sorry for myself,… Continue Reading “In Difficult Times”

Remembering —

As you all may know, my expedition and project would have never happened without the support of dear friends at https://walindiresort.com/ We lost an amazing man to cancer on July 15th. MAX BENJAMIN, along with his wife, Cecilie, discovered and built one of the most beautiful… Continue Reading “Remembering —”