Natalie’s first formal arts education began in 2008 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. She was mentored by a local artist, Fang Wongmung where she learnt the fundamentals of portraiture and the unique charcoal photorealism style.
After returning to Perth she attended Applecross SHS where she was chosen for Special Arts Program and later that year (2010) won the Youth Award at the Atwell Community Arts Centre.
In 2014 she completed her Bachelor of Arts (Art and Design) at Curtin University, WA. For her last semester Natalie attended Kingston University, London where she became absorbed in the thriving and creative culture while interning at artist management agency, Streeters.
2017 Master of Commerce (Marketing) at Curtin University, Australia
2014 Bachelor of Arts (Art and Design Studies) at Curtin University, Australia
2014 International Arts Exchange Program at Kingston University, London
2019 Art tutor at Visual Arts Academy, Butler College
2017 Alex Maciver‘s Studio Assistant at Ashfield Studios, Australia
2014 Art Department Internship at Streeters (Artist Management Agency), London
2013 Studio Coordinator & Technician Internship at Equinox Studios, Australia
2012 Installation Assistant at the Spectrum Gallery, Australia
2011 Art tutor at Thornlie Primary School, Australia
2010 Applecross Senior Highschool Specialist Arts Program, Australia
2009 Artist In Residence at Fang gallery, Chiang mai, Thailand
2010 1st place Atwell Youth Awards, Grandmda and I, Charcoal portrait