Born on August 23, 1938 in Konigsberg, Germany, Monika, as she signs most her work, has been living in the U.S. since she was 14 years old. She has lived and had studios in New Jersey. Utah, Idaho, California and Hawaii and is best known for her eclectic work and ability to capture life and nature in its most colorful and jubilant forms.
Born in Konigsberg Germany, Monika grew up in the beauty and grandeur of breathtaking landscapes, old churches, and baroque ceilings, statues, columns, art work and elaborate priestly regalia. At the age of 4, she and her mother fled from the Russian Invasion to Bavaria where Monika was schooled in a convent by nuns. With this backdrop to help a vivid imagination she was supplied with many a
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