Monica Perez is an immigrant artist from Uruguay, currently residing in Los Angeles. Her art explores the impact of lineage, identity and land on individuals, families and cultures. She aims to prevent the transmission of inherited burdens and stop female oppression in her lineage. This show includes 15 paintings from five collections across multiple years. It illustrates the various paths she has traveled like ancestral strands with recurring themes around loss and life. Monica finds inspiration in the folds of black and white, form and scale, and works predominantly in abstraction with photographs as a base layer of realism. Her practice is spiritual in nature, akin to a meditative mindfulness practice, and is driven by the pursuit of beauty and healing.