Monica Rios Art Studio

Monica Rios is a self-taught artist residing in Florida. Her work has been shown from Montreal, Canada to the Virgin Islands. Rios’ work is inspired by dreams and spiritual experiences in nature.  She is available for, and has experience in, both public and private commissions.

Previous Exhibits include:

Bradfordville Blues Club Art Sale  on the weekends 2021-Ongoing Tallahassee, FL

Ft Myers Seafood & Music Festival January 2022 Ft Myers, FL

St Pete Art & Craft Festival December 2021 St Pete, FL

Gainesville Downtown Festival & Art Show  November 2021

FSU College of Medicine 1 person show July-October 2021

Ongoing show & Art Curator Au Peche Mignon French Pastry Shop 2018--2020

Gainesville Downtown Festival & Art Show 2019 Judge's Choice Award $1,000 Gainesville, FL

Gainesville Downtown Festival & Art Show Nov 2017 Gainesville, FL

Hispanic Festival 2017

Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival October 2017 Bluffton, SC

Alexandria King Street Art Festival Alexandria, Virginia September 16th & 17th, 2017

 Chain of Parks Art Festival Tallahassee, FLApril 2017

Monica Rios Art Sale @Railroad Square Jiu Jitsu Tallahassee, FL

December 17th, 2016Holiday Art Affair Miccosukee Land co-op

December 2nd 2016Tallahassee, FLPaintings of the Virgin Islands

Black Dog on the Square November 2016

Tallahassee, FL Hispanic FestivalOctober 22, 2016 Tallahassee, FL


2015-2016 Michael Banzhaf Gallery ST JOHN US VIRGIN ISLANDS2012-2015"

Allegro: celebrating music through art

"LeMoyneJune 5-27 2009Tallahassee, FL

"Love Your Mother: a pictorial discource on the environment"LeMoyne June 8-30, 2007 Tallahassee, Florida

"17th Annual Summer Showcase"Thomasville Cultural CenterJune 4th-August 12th 2006 Thomasville, Georgia Award of Merit

Chain of Parks Art Festival 2006 "Wild in Love" Cover of Psychic Reader Newspaper 2/06 Berkely, CA 

"The Colors of Summer " with Hilda Carney, Mitzi Kessler, Monica Rios & Miffie Uhfelder LeMoyne Art Foundation Tallahassee, FL 6/3- 7/1/05

 FSU University Center Club Ballroom Sanjitt Datta, Donalee Pond Koenig, & Monica Rios 1/05-4/05 

Honorable Mention Southern Artists' League Regional Juried Exhibition Annette Turner Howell Center for the Arts, 527 North Patterson St.Valdosta, GA 10/18-12/2/04 

Functionality at Betton Place 6/04 

Tallahassee Chain of Parks Art Festival 2004 Presented by Tallahassee Democrat, Capital Eurocars, & LeMoyne Art Foundation 4/17 - 4/18 

SweetArt Auction Brokaw-McDougall House, Tallahassee, FL 2/12/04 

“The Senses” Artistree, 1700 Halstead Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 11/03-12/03

 6th Annual Art Gala GFWC Woman’s Club of Tallahassee, FL 10/19/03 

“Artfest” Montreal, Canada 7/3-7/6/03 

South of Soho Art Co-op Railroad Square, Tallahassee, FL 2/03-4/03 

“Menagerie: Art Animal” Highlights Ken Pease, Monica Rios, Susan Floyd Dickerson Gallery, Tallahassee, FL 12/16-1/31/03 

Tallahassee Chain of Parks Art Festival Tallahassee, FL 4/12-4/13/03

 Market Café Havana, FL 11/21/02-1/03

 21st Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show Gainesville, FL 11/9 & 11/10/02

 Celebration of Artists & Writers in Apalachee Review

 11/04/02 Dickerson Gallery Opening 2783 Capital Circle NE, Tallahassee, F

L 10/04-11/1/02 Dolphin Splash ! Headquarters Barcelona Bay Gallery, 132 Harrison Ave, Panama City FL 

10/02-2/03 Dolphin Unveiled: La Sirena” 1 person show featuring 6 ft fiberglass dolphin sponsored by Bay County Public Library Foundation, 1 of over 50 dolphins decorated by local artists. Mary Ola Miller Gallery of Art, Panama City, FL 7/19 -8/2/02 

“Simpatico” 2 person show featuring fused glass jewelry by Terrie Corbett & acrylic paintings by Monica Rios Artport Gallery, Tallahassee Airport 4/13-5/31/02 Borders Bookstore, 1 person show Tallahassee, FL 2002

 “Rivers in the Veins” 1 person show Nomads, Tallahassee, FL 6/01-9/01

 12’ x12” Artists’ League Annual FSU Museum of Fine Arts 6/01

 Creative Tallahassee City Hall Art Gallery 4/01

 Goddess Gourmet, 1 person show Tallahassee, FL 4/01 

“Paint the Town” Tallahassee City Hall Art Gallery 

2000 New Leaf Market Tallahassee, FL

 12/00 Leon County Library, 1 person show Tallahassee, FL 

 Art & Antique Fair FSU Museum of Fine Arts 11/30/00-12/2/00

 “Rising Talent, 4 Young Tallahassee Artists” Tallahassee City Hall Art Gallery 6/00 Artists’ League Annual FSU Museum of Fine Arts 2000 

Au Peche Mignon – A French Pastry Shop Market Square, Tallahassee, FL 1999 Black Dog Café Lake Ella, Tallahassee, FL 1997, 98, 99, & 2000 

“Young Stars” Nomads Gallery 6/96 Tallahassee, FL 

1st place Annual Juried High School Exhibit Tallahassee City Hall Art Gallery 1996 1st place Senior Portfolio Scholarship Award Lemoyne Art Foundation 5/96 Tallahassee, FL