Wyoming Arts Council


Mona Monroe was born in New York City, raised in New England and currently lives in Wyoming and also maintains a studio in Portland, OR. She received a BA with a major in printmaking from Goddard College in Plainfield, VT and also studied painting at the Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia, PA. Primarily a painter she uses abstracted images to create narratives that are magical, mysterious, dreamlike and spiritual. In a practice that spans many years her work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions. She has been accepted into the Wyoming Governor’s Capital Art Exhibition for several years and received artist residencies at the Jentel Foundation in Banner, WY, Hypathia-In-The Woods in Shelton, WA. and the Centrum Foundation in Pt. Townsend, WA. In 2021 she was awarded an Honorable Mention in the Wyoming Arts Council Fellowships. A profile of her work, “Mapping the Self” appeared in the September/October 2022 issue of Artists Magazine. Her work is in private and public collections in the United States and Europe.