Monica Mader, Stained
Born and raised on the East Coast, Monica Mader
began her training in silkscreening, culinary art and copper foil stained glass
art in her teenage years. At that time, she also acquired fundamental skills in
metal shop, plastics, woodworking, power and auto mechanics.
her first loves, culinary arts, led her to Boston, where she received her
degree in Hospitality Management. She was a commencement speaker at graduation.
then, she moved West and became an apprentice to a stained glass artist in Southern California. While
developing her skills and techniques in leaded glass (including beveled glass
work), copper foil, sandblasting, fine antique lamp repair, mold making,
installation work and Dalles de
Verre, she has grown as an artist. Her creative style has emerged, showing influences by nature, gothic
art, and modernism.
exhibited her work at The Dale Youngman Gallery at the Regent Downtown Los
Angeles, the Playhouse District
Art Walk in Pasadena, Pasadena Art
Market at One Colorado and Phantom Galleries LA/Pasadena. Monica is a member of The Pasadena
Society of Artists (PSA) and LA Artlab. She plans on opening her own studio in the near future.