The Heroine’s Journey of Leyre Federika Montes

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Authentity, or at least , I try. Autenticidad, o por lo menos lo intent..ajajjaj

What is my idea of perfect happiness? Being surrounded by nature, near the ocean, near the people I love, inside the studio alone. Estar rodeada de la naturaleza, cerca del oceano, cerca de los que amo, y dentro del studio SOLA.

What is my greatest fear? A deep sadness that sometimes invades me. Mediocrity. Un profunda tristeza que a veces me invade. La mediocridad.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? None. Well sometimes not taking care of myself and therefore of others.

What is my greatest extravagance? So many. Not many. Tantas y tampoco muchas.

On what occasion would I lie? Pious Lies. I do occassionally when its needed. Or to exaggerate a story and make it fun. Mentiras Piadosas o cuando son necesarias. Tambien para exagerar alguna historia y hacerla mas divertida. ajajjaj

What is the influence of role models, in my work and in my life? Real People. U have to learn not to idealized. Gente real q te vas encontrando a lo largo de la vida, pero hay que aprender a no idealizarlas.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? Sometimes laziness. A veces que me pongo vaga.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? Many occasions, once in San Panchito, making Idyllium installation with Gabriel Fontanillo, for the Academy of Science. Working nonstop and laughing all daylong. Muchas veces,una de ellas en san panchito, Nayarit, Mexico, construyendo la instalacion idyllium para la Academy of Science . trabajando y riendo sin parar

If I could, what would I change about myself? Longer legs, bigger eyes and more energy!!!ajajajaj Me estiraria las piernas y agrandaria los ojos. Mas energia focalizada!! ajajajja

What is my greatest achievement in work? To be fulfilled with a piece. The state of being connected while working!!! Estar enamorada de una piece, Ese estado de estar conectada mientras trabajas. PLENITUD!!

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? So many cities, impossible to say. The state of movement while walking. Tantas ciudades. Tal vez el estado de movimiento, mientras caminas.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? La Cabaña Argentina.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?  Different persons through my life, podria mencionar algunos, Javier Ayarza, Miguel Mendez, Monchis y el ultimo the latest Mario Zorrilla. Diferentes en mi vida., podria mencionar algunos, como Javier Ayarza, Miguel Mendez, Monchis de la galleria Ajolote, y el ultimo el actor Mario Zorrilla.

Whom would I like to work with in the future? Anyone , my sister for instance or with Javier Ayarza Haro, a great sculptor. Quien sea,que me lata, mi Hermana por ejemplo o Javier Ayarza entre otros.

What project, in the nearby future, am I looking forward to work on? Keep on with my female paintings and other project with animation. Seguir con las pinturas de mujeres o con un proyecto de animacion q tengo en manos…

How can you contact me?,,  Leyre Montes in facebook too, Hypocampa in instagram

See some of my work here:

Message of the founder of The Heroine’s Journey Project Peter de Kuster

When you want to support The Heroine’s Journey project buy here one of my books about The Heroine’s Journey.   

You can buy Peter’s Books here 



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