Monica received her MFA in Ceramics in 2003 from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She has been a resident at Mudflat Studios in Somerville MA. In 2007 she received the honorable mention juror’s award at the “State of Clay” exhibition at the Lexington Arts and Crafts Center. She has been a ceramics instructor at Mudflat and for the Ceramics program at Harvard University. Her work is exhibited nationally, and can be found in Lark Publications’ 500 Pitchers.