Monica Ikegwu’s work is structured upon the portraiture and depiction of African Americans. She displays figures rendered in the three dimension while accompanied with two dimensional design elements. Her work brings to focus subtleties that she notices in the black community, as well as her personal life...Taking feelings and aspects from her surroundings, she presents them in a way that is not only captivating but also unconventional.
“Artist Spotlight: Monica Ikegwu,” BOOOOOOOM
“Monica Ikegwu,” Create! Magazine
“Monica Ikegwu Named Winner of XL Catlin Art Prize,”Art Daily