Monica Guerrero was born in Lima, Peru, where she studied drawing and hand-built pottery at the Escuela de Bellas Artes and the Mokichi Okada Foundation. She is a graduate of Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos Mayor with a degree in Latin American art history.
Guerrero moved to the Tampa Bay area in 2005 where she currently resides. She has worked as Educator Coordinator at the Dali Museum in Saint Petersburg, Florida. As a pottery artist Guerrero has expanded her work to include glass fusion and watercolors designs.