Monika was born in Italy and she had studied art ever since. After she graduated at the "Accademia di Belle Arti", she took a MA in Painting restoration, a PG in Japanese and Korean art in London, where she actually lives and works. She has now completed a Research degree in Fine art (MA by project) with a project on “nature and the rituals of gesture” through the expression of Zen brushwork and she works as a professional artist and tutor. She had solo exhibitions in Germany, Italy, Portugal, USA and England and won few prizes. Her work has already been published on books and magazines.