A childhood spent among the sea rocks, fishing and diving has inextricably bound Frank to nature and to the sea in particular. His love of the sea is evident in his seascapes captured in oil. Frequently Frank paints the rapidly disappearing "chattel houses" of Barbados and old fashioned houses in the West Indian style.
A hop, skip and jump east took her to Bali (Indonesia) where her horizons were broadened by exposure to its diverse art forms such as contemporary stone carving, beautifully intricate wood carvings, not to mention traditional wayang puppets.
Trained under the watchful eye of famed Jamaican sculptor Livingston Lewin and St. Lucian Master Sculptor Vincent Eudovic in 2001, Mondesir moved on to win the top prize for sculpture at the 2012 Saint Lucia National Arts Awards.