Thoughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL. native, Monica J. Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, feminity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culuture. Monica received her M.F.A. from Northwestern University in 2002. For many years, Monica has been working in several different mediums--from photography and conceptutal work, to painting and collage. At first glance, the viewer is attracted to the tactile materials and use of bright colors, yet each piece is deeply rooted with serious subject matter.