Pacita Abad is born in the smallest and northernmost Philippine island of Batanes in 1946. Her most extensive works are her vibrant colorful trapunto, paintings, prints, which can be found in public and private collection in over 70 countries.
In 1984, she had been awarded by TOYM as the Most Outstanding Artist in the Philippines. She is also the first Filipino artist to participate in the Visiting Artists Programme in STPI where she created Circles in My Mind. STPI is an international institution that enriches the language of printmaking and fresh vision.
Circles in My Mind had been exhibited at the Andrew Shire Gallery in Los Angeles, California, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila, and etc.