Meet the artist
Living in the deserts of Arizona, Nataliya's artwork is inspired by her arid surroundings. Centric to her artwork is a love of beauty and fashion that was cultivated during her 28 years as a career fashion designer in her home country of Kazakhstan. With a geology professor for a father, Nataliya's love of geodes, crystals, and minerals was secured at an early age.
“I remember being mesmerized by my father's collection of rocks and crystals, which he kept in his office. I spent my childhood reading books about fossils to the point that I had memorized nearly all that were available to me," recalls Nataliya.
Now, Nataliya puts her passion for the natural world into her resin art as a way to recreate our world's majestic treasures. .
Nataliya lives in New River, Arizona with her partner, Marko, and their two dogs, Mishka and Bacon. When not pouring resin and teaching art classes in her home studio, Nataliya enjoys strolling through their desert property and exploring new places for inspiration.