ABOUT THE ARTIST
Born in Poland, growing up in New England, and living in SWFL, Monika Urbanska's art has been heavily influenced by her love for the ocean and environment. She studied painting at Boston University and graduated in 2005 with a BFA and received her MFA in Art Therapy with a Counseling Emphasis from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in 2016. Monika currently works as a Registered Art Therapist and Licensed Mental Health Counselor and is the owner of local fishing apparel company The Reel Chase. Monika captures the allure of the water through oil and acrylic paint. She is passionate about solutions that benefit the environment and community.