As an artist...
Monica's work is informed and inspired by forms found in nature. Most frequently used media include watercolor, drawing, and gouache, with an ongoing fascination with woodcut, lithography and encaustic.
Her work has been exhibited in galleries and competitions in Alaska, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, South Carolina, Texas - receiving numerous Awards of Excellence. It can be found in collections throughout the United States including: Alaska Continental Bank, Burlington Northern, First Bank System, General Mills, Honeywell, Prudential and many others.
Monica has served as Juror for Uptown Art Festival, Northstar Watercolor Society, Twin Cities Watercolor Society and more. She has demonstrated watercolor to American Institute of Architects, Lutheran Brotherhood, numerous Community Art Centers, and much more.
Monica was Lead Scenic Artist for The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, MN and has designed, fabricated or managed residential and corporate client-based production projects.
She earned a B.A in Fine Arts from Principia College; M.A. in Painting at St. Cloud State University; M.F.A. in Visual Studies at Clemson University.
Her studio is in Holden Beach, NC.