Monica Haller (Minneapolis, MN) has a BA in peace and conflict studies from the College of St. Benedict and a MFA in Visual Studies from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She has received local grants, including a Bush Fellowship, the Upper Midwest Human Right Fellowship (for her collaborative work with Latina youth in Minneapolis), and the Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists. She has exhibited in local venues in the Twin Cities, including The Soap Factory, Soo Visual Art Center, Intermedia Arts, and nationally at the University of Notre Dame (South Bend, Ind.) and the Washington Street Art Center (Cambridge, Mass.). She has lectured, taught courses and workshops at various institutions including Macalester College, the Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and the Notre Dame Peace Conference.