Nicole (formerly Avey) Monroe was born in 1988 in Austin, Texas. In 2012 she received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Shortly after her graduation she moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico where she balanced life between beach bumming' and documenting the Puerto Rican night life. Monroe has been included in various exhibitions including "Family" and "Portfolio Showcase No. 7" at The Centre For Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado. Her, her husband and their dog currently reside and work in Austin, Texas.