Adorable Monique is an award-winning artist based in Southwest Florida, raised abroad in Central America, which has had a deep influence on her understanding of art, culture, and color. Also, having the good fortune to be mentored by a renowned artist has enriched her artistic vision, prior she received her formal education in Fine Arts and Teaching. She has received numerous awards and the opportunity to exhibit in various venues. Growing up surrounded by different cultures has broadened her overall view of life. She is continuously pursuing success in personal, professional, and artistic endeavors as well in the artistic experience itself. 




Artist Statement



       My artwork explores aspects of our natural world and human experience, I intend to portray the inner beauty of things and complexities, the natural environment which represents life and the water that nurtures the land with fertility and knowledge.  


      My paintings showcase bold, vibrant palette, inviting to look for meaning beyond color. The themes are a recurring focus on identity and cultural heritage, tangible and not tangible. 

I intend to convey the core value of the spirit of nature, inspiration through the beauty found in each context, and the appreciation of the noble values of life.


      I believe in the mission and vision to preserve the natural resources, with the hope that my art may speak to the audience, to create consciousness towards nature. I feel identified with the female gender surrounded by natural resources, also, birds, which represent freedom and rising high as a metaphor to achieve aspirations and goals. Shapes that would represent stages of transformation, while embracing traditions, beliefs and self-identity.          Also, the importance of cultural heritage since it makes our lives great, not only because of who we are, and our diversity, but where we are headed.