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I love to work with color. For example Vivid and bold colors are my purposes in my work. I use acrylics, and gouache paints as well as color pencil and black pen.

I am a visual artist which means I like to paint things that are real to the eye. I live with story ideas and try to make them reality.

I only discovered my abilities in art late in life, but I have a passion for it now. I went to Johnson State College in Vermont and graduated with a BA, I continued to School Of Visual Arts in NYC. I finally finished everything in 1990 with a BFA in Fine Art.

After college, I struggled for many years to find a place in my field. I worked in an art Gallery in Vermont for awhile, and did odd jobs for families. When I ran out of opportunities, I learned the computer and found a job to make ends meat.

A few years ago, I started to draw again and I am happy that I picked up the brush once more. I didn’t realize how much I missed it. Finding places like Redbubble, greatly inspired me to continue. Today I am glad that I returned to my art. It is something I missed and regret I ever gave up in life. I was greatly discouraged when I stopped working from negative feedback. Now I should never let peoples discouragement stop me. If you love something, never give it up. Maybe give yourself a break but never quit.

Cameras I use


Samsung SL620

Panasonic Lumix



FujiFilm Fine Pix HS 30 EXR 16mgpix

See my other websites

Fine Art America






Tugboat Chaos Children book

Ranbow Valley and The Fairy Forest at Bookemon

Monica Engeler’s – Drawings and Paintings

Monica Engeler’s website

Presenting works on sites

Square Inches Of Love

Still Point Art Gallery

Home page award

Top Ten Challenge

Featured images

Featured in the following groups:

Who Are You To Judge
Pets Are Us
Finks Of Inks
The Other Side Of Italy
Fantastic Primitive Art
Mountains Across the Globe
Hand Painted or Drawn Buildings and Architecture
Around The World
Cats And Dogs
Art And Stories Made For Children
Creative Talented and Unknown
European Everyday Life
Words and Arts – For my poem Angel Dreams
1 Artists Of Red Bubble
Which Way Group
Shameless Self-Promotion
Fantastic Mixed Art
Creative Cards and Calendars
Freedom Of Expression
Pics For Kids
Just Fun Group

  • Joined: September 2008


Moved and illness

The last couple of years have been difficult. My mother passed away in Oct 2015. I am also suffering with Gastroparesis and other stomach issues. After my mother paases away we sold the Estate. I still live in the same town but moved into a smaller place. I am working best I can with my art work. Always appreciate the comments. And thanks to thise who purchase my work.
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Sarah's Wooden Shoes

Hope you enjoy my children book Sarah’s Wooden Shoes. / “”
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MY WORK HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR SoJie 10! / An Evening Sunset / by Monica Engeler / Join me at the Juried Invitational Exhibition… / I am very excited to have my art selected for the special Earth Day celebration theme to exhibit in SoJie 10. SoJie 10 takes its name from the Solo Exhibition group’s Juried Invitational Exhibition. This month is only the 10th one, ever, and 100 other art…
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SoJie 10 - Solo's 10th Juried Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts

An Evening Sunset / by Monica Engeler / Traditional Art / Dimensions 14 × 17 inch / Medium: Acrylic paint and Photoshop CS5 original work on Borden & Riley paper. /
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