Monica Church

From the Streets of Berlin

Fuck Putin, The Boxers, Berlin

#2, Nesting on Augustrasse, Bike Path

No 77, Within Sight of the TV Tower, Brides
ARE, Coco Dang Jones, Berliner, Cuppa

Born and raised in Middlebury, Vermont, USA, Monica has lived in New Hudson Valley for over three decades. She is an abstract artist working in painting, collage and printmaking. Church’s collages are in many publications – including on the cover of the summer 2023 Issue 11 of Cut Me Up magazine. This collage was also part of the 2023 exhibition Souvenir at the Albany County International Airport. Her recent collage works can be found in Cut Me Up Magazine (Issues 10 & 11); Wilder Roam 001 On The Road; 2023 The Vassar Review: Interiors & Intimacies; and in The Extra Mule, No. 2. During the 2023 Kolaj Fest in New Orleans, Louisiana, Church presented her 1992 series of collages made while living in Hanoi, Vietnam at the symposium, “Exploring & Healing Place” at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. 

Church has had numerous solo shows including at Garrison Art Center, Vassar College’s Palmer Gallery, Womenswork.ART; Dutchess Community College Gallery; Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY; University of Kentucky’s Center for Contemporary Art; LoRiver Arts Gallery and Go North, both in Beacon, NY. Blue Leaf Gallery featured her work at the Dublin Art Fair and the Edinburgh Art Fair. 

Her artwork is included in both private and institutional collections including, Binney and Smith, Easton PA; Manugistics Ltd, Rockville, MD; Community Bank, Lexington KY; Copper Canyon Press, Port Townsend WA; The University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington KY; Vassar College Libraries Archives and Special Collections, Southern Vermont Art Center and Women’s Studio Workshop, among others. 

Church studied printmaking at Rhode Island School of Design, n.d., and has a B.A. in visual arts from Bennington College and an M.F.A. in painting from The University of Kentuckywww.monicachurch.org

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