Artwork by Monica Gunderson

Notice of Copyright

Copyright - Fine Artist Monica Gunderson


Notice of Copyright!

NOTICE: ALL of my artwork is copyrighted and are protected by law. DO NOT reproduce, copy, create "derivative works" (artworks based off of my original work), tattoo, display my artwork without my permission, or selling my artwork that is derived from my original artwork for profit without giving me (the original owner, artist, and creator) credit and compensation.  In addition, after one purchases any of my artworks, you DO NOT own the copyrights for the artwork. I (the original artist) still have copyright, even after the artwork has been sold. This means that even though you may have PURCHASED one of my artworks, you DO NOT OWN THE COPYRIGHT nor do you have the right to copy, stencil, print, tattoo, or reproduce my artwork in any way, and/or reproduce and sell for profit without me granting permission first. This means that my original artwork should NOT show up on t-shirts, socks, art prints, coffee mugs, cell phone covers, key-chains, printed cards, fabric, etc. without the written explicit permission of the artist, Monica Gunderson. Even if we are family, friends, acquaintances, worked together in the past or have known each other for years, my artwork should not be reproduced in any way without my permission, NO ACCEPTIONS. If ANY of my artwork is reproduced in any way without my permission, this is Copyright Infringement and I will take legal action by contacting my attorney. This is my business, and the only way I earn an income due to my chronic back pain. I take my business VERY seriously!

Using Images of my Artwork for a Tattoo Design

Tattoo Artists will need a written approval by the original artist before tattooing an artist's artwork in order to avoid copyright infringement issues. 

In order to get my approval letter you can Purchase a Tattoo Ticket ($40.00, non-refundable) and during checkout, please write the Name/Title and Medium (drawing, painting, mixed media, etc.) of the artwork that you want to get tattoo approval for. Expect a reply via email within 48 hours of purchase, which will include my approval letter (if applicable) along with a PDF of the requested image. Be advised that any images that are in the "Commissions" page are not available for tattoos. If you send me payment to get approval for an artwork on my commissioned page, your request will be denied and you will receive a total refund.

Please Note: When purchasing a Tattoo Ticket, you are receiving a non-exclusive Tattoo License of one (1) particular artwork for one (1) personal tattoo. Any other reproduction, copy or use of the image will be in violation of copyright law.

Purchase Tattoo Ticket for $40.00 ~ Thank You for Your Support! 

If you would also like an art print of the artwork, visit my Art Prints Page.

*Tattoo Tickets are non-refundable 

*There is no shipping on this item (sent directly to your email)


File Format:

A PDF of the requested image and a letter of approval will be sent to your email within 48 hours of your initial purchase. Please be sure your email is typed correctly before completing check out. If you do not receive an email within 48 hours, please check your spam. If the email is not found in your spam, your email address may have been entered incorrectly. If this is the case, please Contact Me and a new PDF and letter of approval will be sent.

Using Images of my Artwork on Social Media, Website, Blog

I do allow sharing on social media outlets, but please be sure to give the artist credit for their work. This means that you need to include my name (Fine Artist Monica Gunderson), the name of the artwork and a link to my website ( within the post.

For Bloggers or Website Designers who would like to include one of the images of my original artworks on your page please Contact Me and ask for my permission. Within your message, please inform me the Title/Name and Medium (painting, drawing, mixed media, etc.) of the artwork that you would like to use and why you would like to include my artwork for your blog or website. Please be advised that all artwork on my "Commissions" page are not applicable, and will not be approved for blog or website use unless you are the original client who purchased the commissioned works. 
I will ask for the artwork to be credited (i.e. Artist Monica Gunderson) with a working link to my website ( specifically the link to the landing page of the original image. If these requests are not met, I will contact you in request for you to credit me (the artist) and add a link to my website. If the request is not honored, I will send a DMCA Take Down letter, requesting the image be taken down immediately. If the image is still not removed or if there is any sort of runaround, debate or argument involved, I will be contacting my attorney.


Licensing Agreement

If you are a company who is interested in using one or multiples of my artworks, please Contact Me so that we can negotiate a licensing agreement. Please be advised that even with a licensing agreement, neither you nor the business entity owns copyright of the artwork(s). Copyright ownership still belongs to the artist, Monica Gunderson. A licensing agreement is an arrangement to where the original artist keeps the copyright and the artist is granting a company permission to use or sell the artwork(s) for a fee during a predetermined time-frame.

Contact Me if you have any questions. Thank You for your Understanding! 


Fine Artist, Monica Gunderson *~

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Monica Gunderson Fine Artist

Modesto CA