‘Rainbow Stardust’ by Natalia Cardona Puerta
Artist: Natalia Cardona Puerta
Title: ‘Rainbow Stardust’
Medium: Gouache, gold acrylic paint, and colour pencils over hot press illustration board
Dimensions: 10″ x 10″
Year of Creation: 2021
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 occurences. A sunny stroll through the park, a quiet sunset, a wanderlust stary 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. She is currently interested in any collborative and creative projects!