Monika Immigrated to Australia in 1990 as a 25 year old.
She received her Honours Degree in Visual Art
from the Adelaide Central School of Art in 2014.
Since 2003 Monika has resided in Strathalbyn
on the Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia.

2012 - 2014 Adelaide Central School of Art
Bachelor of Visual Art [Honours]
2008 - 2011 Adelaide Central School of Art
Associate Degree in Visual Art
1992 - 1993 Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
Associate Diploma of Arts (Finished Art)
1988 - 1990 University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf - Germany
Interior Design
2014 Art Gallery of SA Sketch club tutor Abstracting The Human Form
2010 - 2011 Exhibition co-ordinator Kensington Gallery, Adelaide
2010 Curatorial Mentee to Fulvia Mantelli
2009 Masterclass with Godwin Bradbeer 'Describing the Body'
1999 - 2002 Drawing lecturer, Swan Hill TAFE
2016 Murray Bridge Gallery   Who is afraid of the colour blue?
2014 ArtPod Adelaide   Powerplay
2006 Avalon Gallery, Adelaide SA   Dare to Look
2005 Newlands Gallery, Port Adelaide SA   Art: At the Moment
2000 Malunnah, Devonport TASs   Great Expectation
2000 Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery VIC   Focus
1999 Mildura Arts Centre VIC   A Diary of Events
2015 Fisher Jeffreys Gallery Space   Place Space Pattern
2015 The Barn Gallery, Aldgate   On the Wall and Floor
2015 Adelaide Central Gallery (Fringe exhibition)   With a Spring in my Step
2015 Helpmann Graduate Exhibition    
2014 Adelaide Central School of Art   Breaking Silence
2014 SALA Adelaide Town Hall   Eight
2014 Port Augusta Cultural Centre   Travelling North
2014 Helpmann Graduate Exhibition    
2013 Adelaide Central School of Art   Uncharted Territory
2012 Adelaide Central Gallery   Cats & Dogs
2010 Port Adelaide, New Land Gallery   Convers(ly) Curated by Fulvia Mantelli
2008 Gallery 139, Adelaide   Visible
2007 Feast Festival Tess Pike Gallery, Adelaide   Love ...Let me count the ways
2007 Goolwa Regional Gallery   Celebrate
2006 Kazari Gallery, Melbourne   Colour, Myth, Movement & Shape
2006 Falkner Gallery, Castlemaine Victoria   Recent WorkE
2005 Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide   Recent work
2001 Pantechnicon Gallery Daylesford Victoria   Great Expectations
2015 Prospect Portrait Art Prize (Finalist)
2015 Whyalla Art Prize, SA (Finalist)
2012 Clifton's Art Prize, Adelaide (Winner people's choice award)
2008 Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill (Finalist)
2008 Stanthorpe Art Prize, Qld (Finalist)
2005 Whyalla Art Prize, SA (Finalist)
1999 Palimpsest, Mildura Arts Centre, Victoria (Finalist)
2010 Professional Development Grant. Project Co-ordinator For Converse[ly] The Artist's Voice.
Curator: Fulvia Mantelli. Country Arts SA
2009 Regional Arts Fund: Quick Response Grant, Country Arts SA