“Celebrating the Eyes of Women’s Soul”
Ms. Monter gifts the viwers in this series of paintings, with a vivid reflection of the oppressed conditions of the oppressed conditions of many women worldwide. In their haunting eyes, the artist poignantly captures the muted sorrow of their bridled existence; as well as the fiercely tranquil essence of their emergence. With the strokes of her brush, Ms. Monter has given an eloquent voice to the otherwise veiled and silenced women of the 21ST century.
On her canvases, the artist has choreographed a flawless dance of vibrant colors. Fiery opalescent oranges and warm soothing purples evoke the spirit of the indomitable feminine; who like a flower among the weeds, insists on blooming and exuding the sweet fragrance of new life.
Ms. Monter is a multi-faceted artist whose interests encompass painting, sculpture, mask making and the performing arts. She is deeply interested in myth and folklore, and has taught mask workshops at the American Museum of Natural History and the School of Visual Arts for more than ten years. Ms. Monter has always manifests a fascination with the intrinsic magic of mask making.