Monica Chulewicz is a Polish-American artist who was born and raised in New York. She is a printmaker, fiber artist, and collagist who uses vintage material. Her themes of mortality, fragility, renewal, and disability are heavily based off of her experiences living with several progressive chronic illnesses. In 2016, she received the Grand Prize for the VSA Young Emerging Artist program, with an award of $20,000. She has earned a BFA in Art from Adelphi University, and was awarded The Peter Paone Award for Excellence in Works on Paper in 2013. She frequently shows in New York, as well as throughout the country. She continues to live and work in New York. ?