"Art has the power to be transformative, to rearrange our vision of the world and who we become."Canadian artist Monika Wright moved from Toronto to Halifax in 2005 and soon began her creative journey, first in photography, eventually returning to painting. She enthusiastically developed a distinctive style, which lead to recognition first locally and then internationally with artworks included in collections throughout Europe, North and South America. Among her awards is the prestigious Mary Pratt Crystal Award, for the Canada 150 - 2017 SCA Elected Members Exhibition. Monika is represented by galleries in Canada and also participates in special exhibitions worldwide. Her work has been published in Literary and Medical Journals, International Women Celebrate, Enroute Magazine, Exposure, Echoes of Elizabeth Bishop, CBC Sharing the View, Arts Illustrated Magazine and The Breath of Life. Monika is an Elected Member of the Society of Canadian Artists (SCA), a member of ArtSpa, CARFAC and PCAFA.