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2020 Artist: Monica Zunino-Mel

"Los Aedos del Rio" by Monica Zunino-Mel of West Des Moines.

Monica is a returning artist and you may have seen her featured in a local magazine in recent months.

"My goal is to create a painting that conveys an instant feeling of peace, joy and freedom. Which is the freedom I feel when I'm painting.

My creative process begins with a bottom layer of color, then I will add different layers and draw simple geometric patterns, where some become silhouettes, branches and more.."

See more of her work at


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