Shari Smith LeMonnier is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has lived and exhibited world-wide, including Egypt, Greece, Germany, and France and extensively throughout the U.S. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the John Quincy Adams Fellowship from the Art Institute of Chicago, an Indiana Arts Commission grant, and National Endowment for the Arts supported projects. Most recently she has received recognition from the Middle East Council of Churches, the Embassy of Afghanistan, and the White House for her spiritual and peace related painting.

What People Are Saying...

"Shari Smith LeMonnier approaches her paintings with energy and passion...a vivacious visual interpretation of Biblical text..."

Ruth Crnkovich, Curator
Northern Indiana Arts Association

"Towers of Angels is both beautiful and touching in its spirit of peace and compassion."

Ishaq Shahryar
Ambassador of Afghanistan

Shari, the artist, with her husband/performer Dan LeMonnier.

Bringing Faith & Art to Life......