Monique Voyer was born in the Eastern Townships, of Québec. She studied at the School of Fine Arts in Montréal and the Écoe Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts in Paris. She also completed various training courses in printmaking.
Voyer was professor at the college of Finet Arts from 1972 - 1993.
She is a member of the Royal Academy of Arts. Her work has been part of numerous solo and group shows internationally.