‘Self Portrait: Maybe if We Dress up on Flowers, Spring will come by Sooner’ by Natalia Cardona Puerta
Artist: Natalia Cardona Puerta
Title: ‘Self Portrait: Maybe if We Dress up on Flowers, Spring will come by Sooner’
Medium: Acryla gouache on wooden panel
Dimensions: 10″ x 10″
Framing: Unframed – Ready to hang
Year of Creation: 2021
About the Artwork:
“While we shiver under the grey clouds of winter, we gotta dress out in fowers. Maybe this way, Spring will come to us faster.” – Natalia Cardona Puerta
About the Artist:
Natalia Cardona Puerta is an award-winning illustrator and industrial designer based in Portland Oregon. Originally from Colombia’s coffee region, Natalia spent her childhood surrounded by lush forests, mighty mountains, and crystalline rivers. Nowadays, Natalia spends her time at her cozy studio designing everything from children’s books, cute felted products, repeat patterns, and more.
Natalia’s work, translates her joyful connection with nature, whimsical flair, and inner child emotions, into poetic imagery of simple everyday occurrences. A sunny stroll through the park, a quiet sunset, a wanderlust starry sky, are ever-present elements on her visual narratives and designs.
Natalia obtained her Industrial Design, B.F.B in 2015 and received her Illustration M.F.A. from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2018. These two well-rounded disciplines allow her to move swiftly between the two-dimensional and three-dimensional realms of design and communication.