Zenfolio | Phil Gallos | Monique Monette (Wilmington, NY)
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Monique Monette: Lampwork Glass Artist; Painter; Sculptor; Mixed-media Artist; Singer

Monique is addicted to her art. She grew up on a farm in Mooers, NY, before attending Plattsburgh State University. There, she studied sculpture under Carol Vossler, and graduated with a degree in Fine Art. She used to be a welder and found she liked working with a torch. When she suffered a back injury which limited her mobility for several months, she began making stuff with glass.

Much of her current work is jewelry, which Monique loves. She sees it as a means to boost the self-esteem of the wearer, and it makes her feel very good to know her work has such a positive impact on others. Locally, her work is available at the Twin Crystal Rock Shop in Saranac Lake.

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