Contributor: Jenny LaMonica

Jenny La Monica is an Assistant Professor in the Fine Arts Department at Molloy College. She earned a PhD in art and religion from the Graduate Theological Union in 2013. Prior to her career in academia, Professor La Monica worked at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, followed by Seven Arrows Multimedia assisting with production of art historical films. In her free time, she seeks to capture beauty on film and canvas, as well as digital and mixed media. She lives in Long Island, NY with her husband and children. Find her in Instagram @artwithdrlamonica.

Praying in Place

Contemplative Photography in Royal Kapuāiwa Coconut Grove, Molokai, Hawai'i

I am a scholar of art and religion. I also am an artist who dabbles in everything from painting to photography to mixed media. The daughter of a professor father and an artist mother, I split my time growing up between Claremont, California and summers on the relatively unpopulated island of Molokai, Hawai'i. My parents were keen on detaching from the frenetic... Read more