Monia is originally from France and studied at the Parsons School of Design in Paris. As a young student the Louvre was her second home, she travelled extensively throughout Europe and lived in Florence for 6 months to immerse herself in the birth place of the Renaissance. Monia is passionate about teaching people about art, how to understand it and interpret it and how to feel something about it. She is an experienced lecturer and taught at UWA until 2017. Monia’s own artistic practice encompasses sculpture, installation and mixed media.