Monika Schwarzova was born in former Czechoslovakia. She has received her MA in Spanish and Portuguese philology, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic in 2001. Monika has moved to London in 2004, where she obtained a Diploma in Interior Design from the Inchbald School of Design. During her time at Inchbald School Monika started to draw and paint. Later on took watercolour classes with Linda Bennion, Queensgate Studios, London, life drawing course at Central St. Martins College of Arts and Design, London, book illustration course, oil painting, watercolour painting and life drawing classes in Putney School of Art and Design with Jan Malaszek.

Monika had an exhibition in March 2015 in Coffee Wake Cup, Clapham, London, in May 2015, November 2017 and May 2018 an exhibitions in Wimbledon Open Studios, London, Wimbledon Art Fair in November 2018 and November 2019. Wimbledon Art Fair Online May and November 2020.