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THE ART OF THE DANCE

Had we known the respect she held over the entire island population, we may have been dissuaded from ever even approaching her regarding our venture.  But our naiveté of her position dictated that we forge ahead. I initially contacted a select group of artists by email to see if there was interest in participating in […]

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Artist Spotlight – Sylvie Charlot

Artists throughout the Caribbean, we have come to learn, come with personalities and characteristics as diverse as the works they produce.  Very early in the foundation of My Island Art, we had the good fortune to meet an artist on St. Martin that absolutely personifies the serene images of island life she paints.  We were […]

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Celebrating a New Beginning!

Birthdays are man’s way of marking yet another trip around the sun. Some warrant more fanfare than others, some we would truly wish to be forgotten.  And yet there remain those that, on occasion, are to be celebrated in grand style. Such was a recent celebration we attended while visiting the island of St. Martin. […]

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Week in Review – From The Blogosphere #3

Here it is already!  Time to look back at another great week of travel writing.  The unfortunate thing is, there is no way this list could be all-inclusive.  But we did find some great insights for your island shore excursions!  Take a moment and reward yourself on this Friday morning.  Here are a few highlights […]

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A New Perspective on a St. Maarten Legend

Recently we published a story on artist and dear friend Ruby Bute.  This legend of the islands is so full of character, that it truly cannot be told in a single writing.  As a writer, poet, artist, and storyteller, to write the complete and authoritative biography of Ruby would be a daunting task. Our story […]

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March Madness Giveaway

The calendar has turned, and one of the mildest winters on record is drawing to a close in the Midwest. And with that comes one of our favorite times of the year, March Madness!  We confess that really do give the remote a workout this time of the year, and we’ll even proudly state that […]