Artist on Exhibit

The Lion Cafe and General Store is a space for the community and a place for friends and family to gather. Our Artist on Exhibit Program provides the opportunity for local artists to showcase their masterpieces. Customers can hang out, sip their coffee, and enjoy the artworks on the walls of the cafe.

This Month’s Featured Artist

Vivid color, aggressive texture, and fluid movement are hallmarks of Jenna Wellein’s acrylic, oil, and mixed-media paintings. A self-taught artist, Wellein uses original techniques to create stylized and abstract pieces inspired by the Hawaiian islands.

Self-taught artist Jenna Wellein’s paintings are characterized by her use of vivid, bold colors and aggressive texture.

They convey exuberant movement, depth and light through oil, acrylic, heavy gel and other mixed media.

Jenna primarily uses a palette knife to create the three-dimensional style of her current work.

“As a Seattle native, I’m endlessly inspired by Hawaii,” she says.

“The shapes of the crashing waves, the colors of the flora and rainbows, and the unique textures of the earth influence every painting.

Jenna lives in Ewa Beach, Oahu. For more information, please visit