Mona Mauri was born in Los Angeles, California in 1948. As an artist she is known for her continuous exploration of collage from real life objects, street photography and the internet. Mona views her work and creativity as a science in which one incessantly experiments with a variety of mediums and self-taught techniques while researching themes through travel, collecting and research. Utilizing a host of found objects and photos, her work portrays powerful and provocative images that reflect contemporary life. Her creations include collage, assemblage, as well as digitally based projections.