Category: Frida Kahlo

Up close and personal: Frida Kahlo, Her Photos exhibit at MOLAA

Up close and personal: Frida Kahlo, Her Photos exhibit at MOLAA

If you love Frida Kahlo as much as I do, then you’ll want to make a beeline to the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Long Beach to catch their new exhibit, Frida Kahlo, Her Photos. I had the…

Coming to So Cal: Frida Kahlo, Her Photos at MOLAA

Coming to So Cal: Frida Kahlo, Her Photos at MOLAA

I’m excited to announce an upcoming exhibit at the Museum of Latin American Art titled, Frida Kahlo, Her Photos. It presents over two hundred images–both traditional images and more candid shots–from Frida Kahlo’s personal Casa Azul archive in Mexico City…

Dia de los Muertos: Frida y Diego Paper Collage

Dia de los Muertos: Frida y Diego Paper Collage

Create your own Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera collage for Dia de los Muertos using colored paper, scissors and markers. I have an obsession with Frida Kahlo and I’m not ashamed. She will always be my muse–with her creativity, her…

Happy birthday, Frida Kahlo

Happy birthday, Frida Kahlo

Today is Mexican artist Frida Kahlo‘s birthday. I’ve been obsessed with Frida since I was a wee lass. Her art.Her face.Her style. Her passion. They all attracted me like a moth to a flame. Now, when I paint, I often…

When you want to rock a necklace like Frida Kahlo

When you want to rock a necklace like Frida Kahlo

The second I saw this necklace I thought, this is something Frida Kahlo would’ve worn. I want! Frida was known for wearing beautiful, bold Pre-Columbian jewelry, handmade stones and pendants. Contrary to popular belief, she wore them as a political…

Paint Your Own Frida Kahlo TOMS shoes

Paint Your Own Frida Kahlo TOMS shoes

Create a stencil of your favorite portrait of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and paint it on a pair of shoes using craft paint. New Year, new projects. I recently spoke to a fellow who really really wanted me to paint…

DIY Frida Kahlo Christmas Ornaments

DIY Frida Kahlo Christmas Ornaments

Make your own Frida Kahlo ornaments to adorn your Christmas tree this year. Any time of the year is a good time for Frida Kahlo, in my very humble opinion. Valentine’s Day, Cinco de Mayo, Halloween, Groundhog Day–you name it,…

Happy 105th birthday, Frida Kahlo

Happy 105th birthday, Frida Kahlo

This is one of my favorite quotes from Frida Kahlo. I’ve seen her work in person and it always makes me cry. It’s delicate and fragile, just as I imagine she was. But it’s also as powerful as the Earth–just…

Dia de los Muertos 2011

Dia de los Muertos 2011

It’s been over a week since Day of the Dead 2011 and I think it’s safe to say to I’ve survived. Really, honestly, it was a crazy week. Not only did Day of the Dead take place, it was the…

My October in pictures

My October in pictures

We’re studying The Middle Ages in Story of the World so we made mosaics out of beans. Wooo. Diego was The King of Pop for Halloween.  He won Best Costume! There are IT’S-IT mint and chip ice cream cookie sandwiches…