...where one could be lost and then found...


Trapped is my last mixed media series inspired by old photos, vintage lace, words, thoughts and dreams. My world as a child was always full of blue skies, wandering thoughts and lots of family traditions. But there was also plenty of anguish and heartache, and loneliness and doubts.

My Summer holidays at my Grandparent's cottage at Serra da Estrela (Portugal) were always prolific in producing a mix of magical and unforgettable adventures, where one could be lost and then found, trapped in the middle of the sharp and grey granite cliffs.

Mixed media (Canson paper, tracing paper, pastel, vintage lace, organza, free motion stitching, hand stitching)


                   London, Ontario, Canada                                                                 Mónica Leitão Mota                                                       monicasthreads@outlook.com

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