Monika Beisner was born in Germany, where she studied painting in Braunschweig and Berlin. Fellowships allowed her to continue her studies in New York and London, where she now lives. Her illustrations for children’s books have earned her an international reputation and she has exhibited worldwide. Her illustrations of Dante’s Divine Comedy have been published in Germany and Italy and more recently she has completed illustrations for Ovid’s Metamorphoses which are now available as limited edition giclée prints.
She is currently working on a new collection of works related to Gilgamesh.