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CV / Bio


Having spent the first part of her artistic journey playing music and touring. Monica settled into painting as a way of translating the rhythm and emotion of music onto canvas. The work results in what are her raw, energetic ,color juxtapositions, inviting the viewer to travel into worlds of light , shadow, color and space.

1988 Group exhibition 500x Gallery Dallas , Tx.

1993 Solo Exhibition White Walls Gallery Dallas, Tx.

1995 Group Show Henry st. Gallery Dallas, Tx.

2000 Group Show Monsoon Art Cafe  Long Beach, Ca.

2002 Solo Show 2000+ Arts  Long Beach, Ca.

2003 Spring Brewery Artwalk  LosAngeles, Ca.

2005 Eclectic Arts Show Solaris Gallery  West Hollywood, Ca.

2006 Solo Show " Made you look" Casavino Long Beach , Ca.

2006 Fall Brewery Artwalk  Los Angeles, ca

2007 Spring Brewery Artwork  LosAngeles , Ca.

2007 Metropolitan    Dallas, Tx.

2007 Solo Show " Colour Music " JanssenArtspace Palm Springs, Ca.

2008 Group Show "Mod Squad " JanssenArtspace  palm Springs, Ca.

2008 Cause for a cure breast cancer benefit and auction Long Beach, Ca.

2008 Dallas Contemporary Dallas , Tx

2008 Arthouse  Laguna beach, Ca.

2009 Group Show Gallery 016 Brewery Art complex  Los Angeles, Ca.

2009 Arthouse Los angeles, Ca.

2009 Lights on L.A Tarryn Teresa Gallery Pershing Square  downtown LosAngeles Ca.

2009 Mis City art tour  Long Beach, Ca.

2009 Group show "Ladies Night" Gallery 016 Brewery Arts Complex Los Angeles, Ca.

2011  Curator "Art Den " Gallery/ Phantom Galleries Long Beach, Ca.

2011 Solo Show Art Den Gallery

2012-2017 co-fouinder/ Creative director "The Valuable Project"


Micro Grant   Arts council Long Beach, Ca.

selected artist : Lights on L.A.    Pershing Square Installation   downtown L.A.

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