In 2001, Natasha graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) in printmaking
She has spent most of the intervening years printing with Basil Hall Editions, where she was privileged to collaborate with and edition work by a variety of Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, including Fiona Hall, Garry Shead, Jenny Sages, Nura Rupert, Judy Watson, Bunduk Marika, Dhuwarrwarr Marika, Wukun Wanambi, and Gulumbu Yunupingu, to name but a few.
Additionally, she assisted BHE on a variety of workshops and projects with Indigenous artists, in communities ranging from Ernabella to Yirrkala. While honing her skills at BHE, Natasha also spent a year living in Indonesia, and became mother to two girls.
Currently, she is juggling a variety of roles: as a mother and partner, as a Artist, as a well branching out and set up her new editioning studio Dark Matter Press.
Work Experience: Basil Hall Editions
Custom Printer June 2002-July 2012
Custom Printer/Print Curator March-April 2007
Charles Darwin University
Printmaking Lecturer Sept-Nov. 2012
Casual Printmaking lecturer 2014-Current
2012-2016 Masters By Research, Charles Darwin University
2001 Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours, University of Tasmania
1998-2000 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Tasmania
1997 Diploma of Art, Craft and Design, Institute of TAFE Tasmania
Selected Professional Projects
2010 Desert Mob Collection—40 wood blocks from the 40 desert communities.
2010 Burning Bright-- A folio of six etchings by renowned Australian artist Fiona Hall
2010 Djalkiri—collaboration between leading Yolgnu Artists and four distinguished visiting artists.
2007 Replant Folio—A collaboration between a group of Australian artists and an ethno-botanist.
2006 Injalak Hill Suite—A collaboration between senior artist Bardayal “Lofty’ Nadjamerrek and 9 Injalak artists.
2006 Milpatjjuanyi (Sand Stories)—A collection of sand stories from Ernabella.
2003 Garma Panel—80 artists at Garma from the ANKAAA area.
2003 Yilpinji—A selection of prints from Yuendumu and Lajamanu based on Love Art and Ceremony
2002-03 Leo Christie Commission-the Republic Folios.
Selected Exhibitions and Prizes
2017 'Runs with scissors II' Sidespace, Hobart
2016 ‘High Heels, Plastic Tiaras and Muddy Puddles' Solo Show, Rosny Cottage, Hobart
2016 Neo:printprize 2016’ Neo:gallery, Bolton, UK
2016 ‘Inkmasters 2016 Print Exhibition’ Tanks Art Centre, Cairns
2016 'Orogeny exhibition’ Plimsol Gallery, Hobart
2015 ‘Give Up’ Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart
2014 ‘Postgraduate’ Nan Giese Gallery, Darwin
2013 ‘Krack 3D’ Krack Studio, Yoygakarta
2013 ‘The Burnie Print Prize’ The Burnie Regional Gallery, Burnie
2013 ‘Art is Easy [and all music sounds the same]’ Chan Contemporary Art Space, Darwin
2012 ‘The Goddesses of Small Things’ D.V.A.A., Darwin
2012 ‘Intimate Residues…’ Nan Giese Gallery, Darwin
2012 ‘Off Cuts’ Don Whyte, Darwin
2011 ‘Rights on Show’ Supreme Court Foyer, Darwin
2009 ‘Off Cuts’ Don Whyte, Darwin
2007 ‘The Burnie Print Prize’ The Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burine
2006 ‘City of Hobart Art Prize’ Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
2006 ‘The Libris Awards’ Artspace, Mackay.
2006 ‘Terra’ D.V.A.A, Darwin
2006 ‘Off Cuts’ Don Whyte, Darwin
2005 ‘Willboughby Art Award’ Willboughby Civic Centre.
2005 ‘Hazelhurst Art Award 2005, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery
2005 ‘Prometheus Visual Art Award, All Saints Anglican School
2005 ‘Caravan & Camping’, 24hr Art Members’ Show, Darwin
2004 ‘Madworld’ Gallery Philip Neville, Darwin
2004 ‘Rights on Show’ Supreme Court Foyer, Darwin
2004 ‘Artist Christmas Show ‘Gallery Philip Neville
2003 ‘28th Shell Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre
2002 ‘The Unsayable’, Solo Show, Bookiccino
2002 ‘Lloyd Rees, Memorial Youth Award, Lane Cove Council Chambers
2002 ‘Material Girl, Inaugural Tasmanian Women’s day Prize, Moonah Art Centre
2001 ‘Gelded eyes’, Solo Show, SideSpace Gallery
2001 ‘Verge’, Fine Arts Honours exhibition, Plimsoll Gallery
2001 ‘Modo de Volar’, Honours printmaking exhibition, Entrepot Gallery
2000 ‘Shadow of public morality’,Oz Frame (Melbourne)
Fringe Gallery (Hobart)
Acknowledgement in Publications
ANU Drill Hall Gallery, 2008, Etched in the Sun: Prints made by indigenous artists in collaboration with Basil Hall & Printers 1997-2007, (Djon Mundine OAM, curator), Canberra: The Australian National University
Watson, J. & Martin-chew, L., 2009, Judy Watson blood language, Melbourne: The Miegunyah Press.
Nicholls, C., 2006, Yilpinji, Love Art & Ceremony, Sydney: Craftsman House.
Cameron, A., 2010, Djalkiri, Darwin: Nomad Art Productions.
Geissler, M., 2008, ‘Art Of The Torres Strait’, Craft Arts International, No. 74, Sydney: Craft Arts International Pty Ltd
Hall, B., 2004, ‘The Garma Print Project’, Imprint, Vol. 39 No. 2, Melbourne: PCA In
Murphy, A. & Hall, B., 2006, ‘Injalak Hill Suite’, Imprint, Vol. 41 No. 1, Melbourne: PCA Inc.