Born in 1980, in Wilmington Delaware, Monique Rollins received a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree from Syracuse University in New York in 2002. In 2006, Monique earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting, a Master of Science in Theory, Criticism and History of Art degree, specializing in Venetian Renaissance, and a Museum Studies Certification from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY.

Rollins lives and paints between New York City and Florence, Italy. Monique’s paintings have been exhibited Internationally for over a decade. Currently an exhibition of her most recent collage paintings, Eastern Poesia, is on view at the Zhu Naizheng Research Center for Art in Beijing, China. Rollins has had solo exhibitions at the Delaware Contemporary Museum in Wilmington, Delaware, the Shevchenko National Museum in Kiev, Ukraine, Andre Zarre Gallery in New York City, the Beijing American Center in Beijing, China, Metroquadro Gallery in Torino, the American Embassy in Rome’s Tri Mission Art Gallery, a solo exhibition at Art Central Hong Kong, Denise Bibro Gallery in New York City, to name only a few. Her work can be viewed in the County Offices of the City of Wilmington, and many public sites through out the city of Wilmington, Delaware her home town. Her paintings are also on display in the Official Residence of the Ambassador to the European Union in Kingston, Jamaica as well as in the in many prominent private collections in North America, Asia, Europe and the Caribbean.

Monique’s portfolio consists of oil paintings, acrylic paintings, charcoal drawings and paper collage paintings on canvas incorporating a number of mediums including pencil, acrylic, watercolor, and pen and ink. Each piece is a deeply felt visual document of her journeys and experiences.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018

– Monique Rollins: Eastern Poesia, Zhu Naizheng Research of Art, Beijing – China

– Monique Rollins: Eastern Poesia, Beijing American Center, Beijing – China

2017

– Monique Rollins: Eastern Poesia, Tri Mission Art Gallery, American Embassy in Rome- Italy

– Monique Rollins: Eastern Poesia, The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington- DE

2016

– Monique Rollins: Urban Jungle, Shevchenko National Museum, Kiev – Ukraine

– Monique Rollins: W.Ming Art, Art Central Hong Kong- China

2015

– Monique Rollins:Beijing Memory, Nostalgia Paintings, Beijing American Center – Beijing

2014

– Monique Rollings: Oil Paintings and Works on Paper, Andre Zarre Gallery – New York

2013

– Getting into Shape, Great Neck Public Library, Long Island – New York

2012

– Monique Rollins: Oil Paintings, Andre Zarre Gallery – New York

– Monique Rollins: Metroquadro Arte, Rivoli – Italy

– Getting into Shape, Pierre S. DuPont Arts Center Gallery – New York

2009

– Boaconstrictor Landscape, Grand Opera House, Wilmington – DE

2008

– Jamaica Nostalgia, The Lower Gallery, Shoppes at Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica Monique Rollins, The River, Wilmington – DE

2006

– Monique Rollins: Oil Paintings and Works on Paper, Pierre S. DuPont Arts Center Gallery, Tower Hill School, Wilmington – DE

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

– Art Miami Context, Metroquadro Gallery – Miami

2015

– Art Miami Context, Metroquadro Gallery – Miami

2014

– Art Miami Context, Metroquadro Gallery – Miami

2013

– Emerge Art Fair, Metroquadro Gallery,Washington, DC

– Principia Naturalia, Castello di Susa, Italy

2012

– Spring Salon, Andre Zarre Gallery, New York Winter Salon, Denise Bibro Gallery – New York

2010

– New Wilmington Painting, New Wilmington Art Association, Pierre S. DuPont Arts Center Gallery, Tower Hill School, Wilmington – DE

2007

– Ornament: Ho Hum All Ye Faithful, BravinLee Programs – New York

Public and Private Collection

– Official Residence of the Ambassador to the European Union, Kingston – Jamaica

– Country Office of City Of Wilmington – De

– Vice President Art Foundation, Washington – DC

– Brandywine Building, Wilmington – DC

– Charles Cawley, Palm Beach – FL

– Conmed Heathcare Management INc, Hanower – MD

– Gran Bahia Principe Hotel, Runaway Bay,Jamaica Hercules Building, Wilmington – DE

– Hotel Indigo, Fort Myers – FL

– Iberostar Hotel, Montego Bay, Jamaica

– Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay – Jamaica