Known for Painting, Printmaking
|Name Monique Prieto|
|Born 1962 (age 52–53)Los Angeles, California, USA|
Spouse(s) Michael Webster (1993 - )
Education Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts
Artist Lecture: Monique Prieto
Monique Prieto (born 1962) is an American artist who lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Her work consists primarily of abstract paintings which use shape and color symbolically to represent complex ideas and narratives, though she has also worked at printmaking as well as computer-assisted painting. Prieto received her B.F.A from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1987 and California Institute of the Arts in 1992, and her M.F.A from California Institute of the Arts in 1994. She sees Ellsworth Kelly and Andy Warhol as influences. Prieto has been exhibiting since 1987, and has had 12 solo shows in Los Angeles as of 2011, in addition to shows in Paris, London, and New York, among others.
Prieto has been married to composer Michael Webster since 1993 and they have three children. They reside in the Silverlake neighborhood of Los Angeles.