In 1987 she graduated in Fine Arts at the University of the Basque Country (UPV / EHU). Six years later he received his doctorate in Fine Arts with a thesis on Joseph Beuys. Since then, she is a professor in the sculpture department of the University of Vigo (Spain).
Throughout his artistic career, he has demonstrated his work in several individual and group exhibitions. In 1986 he participated in the collective called Arthletic, in the CAM culture classroom and the Windsor Gallery in Bilbao. That same year, in addition to showing his work in the Torreón de Lozoya (Segovia), he won a summer scholarship to paint landscapes in Segovia. The following year, he participated in the Artearen Alde exhibition held in various locations in Vizcaya, in Bizkaiako Artea ’87 and in the CAM Culture Classroom in Bilbao. A year later, he won the second Gure Artea sculpture prize and participated in the Veinte + Veinte collective at the Galdakao Cultural Classroom (Vizkaya). In 1989 he made two individual sculptures, one in The Foundation and another in Lincería Andreu (Bilbao). The following year, in addition to receiving a course in Arteleku (San Sebastian) taught by the sculptor Isabel Baquedano, he participated in the 10 Pintoras collective. 11 Sculptors held at the House of Culture of Basauri (Bizkaia). In turn, from 1991 to 1995 he gave lectures on Joseph Beuys in the Culture Hall of Basauri (Bizkaia), in the Faculty of Economics of the UPV-EHU, in the Diputación de Pontevedra and in Germany.
In 1996 he participated in a show called Natural / Cultural at the Jack the Performer Festival, organized at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Salamanca. He also made an individual exhibition entitled Membrane in the House of Arts of Vigo. A year later, he went to the group La escultura actualidad de Galicia for the Galicia Tierra Única project. In the same way, in 1988 he participated in the Vitoria Arte Gasteiz collective at the Montehermoso Cultural Center and made the Bodegón Hermano at the Church of Santo Domingo en Tui. In 1999 he exhibited, once again, individually a series called Cortadillo held in Vigo.
In 2000 he held an individual exhibition “Archive ” in Torre de Ariz, Basauri, Vizcaya and three years later, for the Diputación de Pontevedra “Resistencia de los objetos “. In 2005, an Individual “Winterreise ” in the Lumbreras Gallery, Bilbao and “MAF Räderscheidt-Mónica Ortuzar “, Galerie Dagmar Peveling, Cologne. In 2007- “Skulptur, Malerei- Sabine Tress, Mónica Ortuzar “, BBK, Cologne and in 2010 another Individual “Self-portraits ” for the Provincial Council of Ourense. In addition, in the same year the exhibition “Resistance and Materialization I ” at the UPV / EHU, Bilbao and in 2011 “Resistance and Materialization II “, Laxeiro Foundation, Vigo. In recent years, several exhibitions, including Bilbaoarte, Bilbao; “Museum of Pontevedra (2014) and MARCO de Vigo Since 2017, it exhibits its work with Sobre Arte and is represented by the gallery.