The work of Michelle Kingdom is best described by two words: surreal and melancholy. She might delve deeply into a dark world full of emotional turmoil, but she does so in a very beautiful way. So much so that people are encouraged to feel their feelings knowing that they are a natural part of bring human even if they appear to feel unnatural in the moment.
Michelle Kingdom explores these ideas through embroidery. Each scene she depicts are intriguing and full of details. People will be able to relate on some level since the expressiveness behind each of Michelle Kingdom's work is so palpable it's hard not to. She writes, "Beauty parallels melancholy, as conventional stitches acquiesce to the fragile and expressive."