Monique van Genderen

Monique van Genderen is an artist who has been working in the expanded field of painting through the lens of Los Angeles since the early 2000’s. Van Genderen was born in Vancouver, Canada and raised in Huntington Beach, CA. She received her MFA from the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of California, San Diego. She is the recipient of a Project Commission for Murals for La Jolla; the Chiaro Award, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA; Federal Courthouse Building Art Commission for the GSA, Arts and Architecture Program, Harrisburg, PA; and the West Hollywood 1% for the Arts Public Art Commission. In 2006, van Genderen participated in Art Unlimited, Art Basel 37, curated by Samuel Keller, and in 2004, was an Artist in Residence at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, TX. She is currently on the Visual Arts faculty at UCSD and lives and works in La Jolla and Los Angeles.