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Juried Shows, Exhibitions and Solo Shows

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Estela at Soho 20 Chelsea Gallery, New York

2015
- Padzieski Art Gallery; Wayne County Council for Arts…“Artists Among us”. Best of Show award. Dearborn MI
- “Art in the Rough”, Imlay City, MI
- Oakland County Executive offices gallery; Solo Show: “The Many Faces of God”. A “MI Great Artist 2015", Finalist Show”. Waterford, MI
- Northville Art House. Northville MI
- Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, “Open Competition”. University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI
- Grosse Pointe Art Center. Grosse Pointe, MI
- TCH (The Community House), “Our Town Art Show”. Birmingham, MI
- Gallery 194, “Sculpture Guild of Michigan”. Lapeer, MI

2014
- Detroit Institute of Art Museum; “Ofrenda” Exhibit. Detroit, MI
- Park West Gallery; “MI Great Artist 2014”. Southfield, MI
- Detroit Historical Museum; “100th Anniversary” show. The Society of Women Painters and Sculptors”. Detroit, MI 
- Birmingham Community House; “Our Town” show. Birmingham, MI
- Detroit Contemporary Gallery; “Women” show. Detroit, MI
- Anton Gallery; “An Autumn Affair”. Mount Clemens, MI
- Global Art Peace Project; International art exchange.
- Dancing Dog Gallery; “Midwest Loves Middle East” show. Ann Arbor, MI
- Pontiac Creative Art Center; “Hispanic Artists” show. Pontiac MI
- Detroit Artist Market Gallery; “Outdoor Art” show at Center for Creative Studies. Detroit, MI
- Grosse Pointe Art Center; “Member’s Best” show. Grosse Pointe City, MI
- The Alfred Berkowitz Gallery; University of Michigan Dearborn. Dearborn, MI

 2013

- SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery; “Women in Charge” show. New York, NY
- Padzieski Art Gallery; “Artists Among Us” show. Wayne County Council for the Arts, History and Humanities. Dearborn, MI
- The Scarab Club; “Global Colors” show. Detroit, MI
- City of Lincoln Park; “Lincoln Park Art Walk” with Detroit Institute of Art. Lincoln Park, MI
- Grosse Pointe Art Center; “Our Rivers and Lakes” show. Grosse Pointe City, MI
- Merge Gallery; “The Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors” show. Oxford, MI
- Grosse Pointe Art Center; “75th Member’s Show”. Grosse Pointe City, MI 
- Pontiac Creative Art Center; “Michigan Hispanic Artists” show. Pontiac, MI
- 555 Gallery; “Opening Show”. Detroit, MI

2012
- Pontiac Creative Art Center; Pontiac, MI, 2012.
- Galeria Mariposa; Artist in Residence; gallery of works on display, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

2011
- Padzieski Art Gallery; The Detroit Society of Women Painters & Sculptors, Dearborn, MI
- Grosse Pointe Art Center; Grosse Pointe City, MI
- The Valade Center; The Detroit Society of Women Painters & Sculptors show. Detroit, MI
- Galeria Mariposa; Artist in Residence; gallery of works on display, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

2010
- Galeria Mariposa: “Gallery Opening show”. Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

2009
- Grosse Pointe Arts Center; Grosse Pointe City, MI

2002
- Zeus Gallery; "All Women Show". Chicago, IL


Solo Exhibitions: 
2015
- “The Many Faces of God”.  Oakland County Executive offices gallery; a MI Great Artist Finalist Show, Waterford, MI
2013
 - “Emerging”; The Society for Fine Arts of Detroit at The Players Club, Detroit MI
2012
-Galeria Mariposa; Resident artist on display from 2010 through 2012. Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 
2011
- “The Solar Feminine”; The Society for Fine Arts of Detroit, at Players Club; Detroit, MI
- Outdoor sculpture show; Windrise Retreat Center. Metamora, MI 
2006
- Shoreham garden show; Grosse Pointe, Woods, MI.
 

Juried Show Awards: 
- Best of Show Award; Wayne County Council for the Arts, History and Humanities 2015 
- Oakland County Executive Special Award of Recognition. MI Great Artist – Finalist 2014 
- Best of Show Award; Wayne County Council for the Arts, History and Humanities 2012 
- Dombrowski Award, Grosse Pointe Art Center 2011 
- Honorable Mention. Grosse Pointe Art Center 2010 

 

Publications: 
Ave Fenix; magazine cover, Cordoba Argentina, 1996

 

Associations:
The Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors
Womens’ Caucus of the Arts
Michigan Sculptor's Guild
International Biennale Artist
Fine Arts Society of Detroit
National Portrait Society


Sculptures in collections at:
Shalem Institute. Washington, DC
Private collections in New York, Florida, California, New Jersey, Michigan, Oregon, Louisiana, Alberta Canada, Texas and Argentina. 

 

Education: 
College of Creative Studies. Detroit MI
Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation. New York, NY
Masters in Education, Escolapias College. Córdoba, Argentina   

Galeria Mariposa, a virtual gallery: 
My virtual gallery, Galeria Mariposa, displays my portfolios at www.galeriamariposa.net 

Studios where I sculpt, host other sculptors and teach classes are in Saint Clair Shores and Metamora MI. The Windrise Retreat Center in Metamora has a permanent collection of my sculptures, both indoors and garden pieces. Windrise is also the location of my weekend sculpting retreats. 

 

Estela Monjo

E-mail: windrise125@gmail.com 
Mail: 22045 Shorepointe LN, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080 
Cell: 313- 407- 0953 
Website : www.galeriamariposa.net    

 
  

 

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