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Mixed media ( acrylic and collage) on canvas

The original is on sale

Featured by Solo Exhibition, for the 4th Annual Host Hullabaloo

Works of the Day — Friday, March 22, 2013.
Host Hullabaloo Features Gallery

  • Featured in Shameless Self-Promotion Group, Collage With Tradicional Mediums Group, Strangeland Group, The Feminine Intent Group and Hat Heads Group, Painters Academic Group, Imprissionis Cafe Group, Inspired Art Group, Art Universe Group, Feminine Intent Group, The Group Gallery of Art & Photography and Women Painters Group
    - ★ART UNIVERSE★ Group (“The Daily Dazzler” 03-12-12)
    Featured in Redbubble frontpage – 25-05-2012

This is the latest of my Fridas, will be the last? Who knows …

  • I’ve painted this Frida accompanied by small butterflies in the background and with a white butterfly in the center of the necklace. Frida learned to transform their pain into art, she was able to transform itself …
  • Butterfly is a symbolic animal in many cultures. On the one hand suggests the capacity for metamorphosis and beauty, and secondly also the ephemeral nature of joy and life.
  • Some scientific studies have shown that the butterfly is the only living being capable of changing entirely its genetic structure during the transformation process: the DNA of the caterpillar, which enters the cocoon is different of the Butterfly which arises. It is therefore the symbol of total transformation.

Frida with butterflies
by Madalena Lobao-Tello

Frida with butterflies
by Madalena Lobao-Tello

Frida with butterflies
by Madalena Lobao-Tello

Frida with butterflies
by Madalena Lobao-Tello

Frida with butterflies
by Madalena Lobao-Tello

I am a visual artist, painter and ceramist. The subject of my work is women. I born in Portugal, but I belong of all parts of the planet and my home is the World.
I work in a great number of mediums, including oil, charcoal, watercolour, acrylic, pencil, photography and mixed media. I have 3 sons.

My artwork can be found in private collections across Portugal, USA, France, Mozambique, Switzerland, Chile, Nicaragua and Argentina

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  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwualmost 3 years ago



  • shanghaiwu
    I am thrilled to be featured in your group. :)) Thank you so much!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whitealmost 3 years ago

    Awesome work.

  • Julie
    I feel happy with your comment!! Thank you so much!!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • Karen E Camilleri
    Karen E Camillerialmost 3 years ago

    a stunning piece, gorgeous work Madelena !!

  • Karen
    Thank you so much for your comment!! Glad you like this one!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • Brian Bo Mei
    Brian Bo Meialmost 3 years ago

    beautiful work !

  • Brian
    I appreciate so much that you have taken the time to visit and comment on my work!
    Thank you so much!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • eoconnor
    eoconnoralmost 3 years ago


  • Liz :))
    I feel happy with your comment!! Thank you so much your great support!!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeealmost 3 years ago

  • Robyn
    I am proud to see this featured in your group!!Thank you so much for select this painting!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanalmost 3 years ago


  • Heather
    So kind of you, I appreciate so much your comment!! :)

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelalmost 3 years ago

    simply beautiful

  • I feel happy with your comment!! Thank you so much!!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • annacuypers
    annacuypersalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful work and interesting words about the butterfly Madalena, have a great sunday, love, anna xxox

  • Anna
    You just made me a very happy woman :) Thank you from the bottom of my heart, your comment is very much appreciated!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

  • helene ruiz
    helene ruizalmost 3 years ago


  • Helene
    What a wonderful comment…esp. from you! I so admire and respect the work you do! Thank you so very much!!!

    – Madalena Lobao-Tello

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