‘I Embody Multitudes’ by Natalia Cardona Puerta
Artist: Natalia Cardona Puerta
Title: ‘I Embody Multitudes’
Medium: Acryla gouache and colour pencil on wooden panel
Dimensions: 10″ x 10″
Framing: Unframed – Ready to hang
Year of Creation: 2023
About the Artwork:
“Some days I feel like a cherub, and others like a little mischievous devil. I can be both or anything in between.” – 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.