‘Lady Sun’ by Natalia Cardona Puerta
Artist: Natalia Cardona Puerta
Title: ‘Lady Sun’
Medium: Gouache acrylic on wood panel
Dimensions: 8″ diameter
Framing: Unframed – Ready to hang
Year of Creation: 2021
About the Artwork:
Lady Sun goes away in the winter, and the sky turns gray. Lady Sun goes away in the winter, and the birds fly away. Lady Sun goes away and the air fills with rain. While Lady Sun is away, she the only thing I can dream with again.
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.