Natasha was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1978. Living in a country that has and still is going through immense change, has made her highly attuned to the human condition and has influenced her work.
Natasha has been very influenced by William Kentridge, Frank Auerbach, Andy Warhol and Chuck Close to mention a few. She works mostly with charcoal and oils on paper.
“I enjoy the uncompromising mark of the charcoal and yet the ability to manipulate the particles. Thinned out oils create an additional dimension to the work, the inability for correction. Having a general idea of what I want to produce, at the beginning, the way I work always leaves me pleasantly amazed at completion. Everyday encounters inspired me- the story in someone’s eyes, the telling wrinkles, a simple smile… “
Natasha had her first exhibition in 2007 and sold out on opening day.
Her works are hanging in prestigious private and corporate collections, in South Africa and elsewhere in the world.
She has been featured on Topbilling (upmarket magazine) and in Habitat South Africa.