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Chris Monroe: “Tiny Creatures”

About the Artist:
Chris Monroe has participated in many shows at galleries and other venues including Rifle Sport, WARM, Katherine Nash Gallery, Jacob Javits Center, Duluth Art Institute and others. She has participated in group shows and has had over 20 one-woman shows. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Tweed Museum, and she was the featured artist there in April 2010. Her work traveled to Palermo, Sicily in 2009, and has won multiple awards at juried shows, including the MN State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, and the Arrowhead Biennial. Her illustration work has been used by Dayton Hudson/Target, Coca-Cola, MN Public Radio, MN Historical Society Press, Jim Henson Co., Duluth Homegrown Festival, and Shaky Ray Records, amongst others. Ms. Monroe is the author of the award-winning* children’s three book series “Monkey With A Tool Belt,” from  Lerner Publishing.  In 2010 she released “Sneaky Sheep,” , followed by “Cookie The Walker,” and “Bug On A Bike.” Her children’s titles are now in five languages worldwide, and her Monkey book has been optioned to become an animated series.