Natasha is a landscape painter that paints primarily in oils, with occasional use of watercolours, collage, acrylic and pastels.   Her subject matter of interest is the Canadian Landscape.  Many of her works include the forests and beaches of Vancouver Island, the desert scenes of Osoyoos BC, the iconic Canadian images of Banff and Jasper island, as well as Georgian Bay and other rural Ontario scenes.

She is inspired by other artists whose work reflects their connection to their land and portrayal of a mood or feeling that accompanies the land.   In particular she is inspired by Joan Eardly, Tom Thomson, Emily Carr and Georgia O’Keefe.   She likes a quick, gestural style with intuitive use of colour to reflect the emotion.   Her work can be abstract, semi abstract, or representational, depending on her reaction to the places.  She is grateful to live in Canada and be able to go to these beautiful spots in nature.  Her hope is that the paintings give the viewer the same sense of peace and serenity that she feels in nature.

EDUCATION

1994 – B.A. Visual Arts, The University of Western Ontario
1997 – Graduate Diploma, T.A.T.I, Art Therapy

EXHIBITIONS

2020 – Collingwood Art Crawl
2020 – Feb, The Artist Project
2020 – Feb, Transition, The Mill Pond Gallery,
2020 – Jan, Featured Artist at The Arta Gallery – A Romantic Prelude to Spring.
2019 – Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts – Members show
2019 – Group Show, Outward In, Richmond Hill
2018 – L.E. Shore Memorial Library – February Blues
2018 – Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts – Members show

COLLECTIONS

Public – Artwork for Cancer – Various Hospitals
Private collectors

REPRESENTATION

Saatchi Art

Arta Gallery

Zatista