Education

1993                Bachelor of Science, Apparel Design, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

Awards

2017                Jury's Pick for the Minted x West Elm Art on the Big Stage challenge

2013                Winner of Jessica Simpson, Ashlee Simpson, and Jessica Seinfeld’s T-shirt contest, national distribution in Macy's and Dillard's.       

2005                Art on Chairs, First Place, art auction for Susan Komen Foundation, Avant Studio and Gallery, El Paso, TX                     

2004                Heart of El Paso, First Place, Avance Benefit, Hal Marcus Gallery, El Paso TX

Group Exhibitions

2017                Guest Artist, Paseo Gallery One, Oklahoma City, OK

2017                Brand New, 1219 Creative, Oklahoma City, OK

2014                Less Is More, Hal Marcus Gallery, El Paso TX

2013                20 Cover Girls, Hal Marcus Gallery, El Paso, TX

2011                Miniatures in May, Sunland Art Gallery, El Paso, TX

2009                Vivid Perspective, Dublin’s Street Pub, Las Cruces, NM

2008                Handmade Galleries, Los Angeles, CA

2008                On the Wall, Kristoph’s Coffees, El Paso, TX

2008                The Flavor of Art, Ruli’s International Café, El Paso, TX

2007                Black and White with a Splash of Color, Hal Marcus Gallery, El Paso, TX

2005                Day of the Dead, Hal Marcus Gallery, El Paso, TX

2003                All You Can Eat, Hal Marcus Gallery, El Paso, TX

Commissions

2007 Private Art Commission, Collaborative mosaic project with Hal Marcus, Front steps of home, El Paso, TX            

Bibliography

Website Publications

"Jessica and Ashlee Simpson Debut Charity T-shirt", www.people.com, April 12, 2013.  ttp://celebritybabies.people.com/2013/04/12/jessica-simpson-ashlee-girls-collection-charity-tee-baby-buggy/

Paula Monarez Diaz, "Jessica Simpson t-shirt line spotlights El Paso artist", www.elpasotimes.com, April 11, 2013.  http://www.elpasotimes.com/newupdated/ci_23003279/el-paso-artists-design-featured-t-shirt-sold

Lisa Lockwood, "Simpson Sisters Team Up With Baby Buggy", www.wwd.com, April 8, 2013. http://www.wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-scoops/tee-for-charity-6884104

Print Media

Cassie McClure, "Piece by Piece", Design Studio, Su Casa magazine, Winter 2015. p. 19

"Jess' Chari-Tee", announcement of winner and photo of design, Life & Style Weekly magazine, May 13, 2013.  p. 48.

"Baby Love - Jessica's Growing Girl", photograph of t-shirt design, Us Weekly magazine, May 6, 2013.  p. 54.

Paula Monarez Diaz, "Jessica Simpson t-shirt line spotlights El Paso artist", El Paso Times, April 12, 2013.

Lisa Lockwood, "Tee for Charity", Women's Wear Daily, April 8, 2013.

El Paso Times, First place for “Art on Chairs” with photograph, El Paso, TX, Sept. 11, 2005.

El Paso Scene, Cover photo for “Heart of El Paso”, Avance benefit, El Paso, TX, Feb 2004.

Television

Interview, KFOX-TV, El Paso, TX, April 11, 2013.

HGTV, That’s Clever, featured artist, Episode HCLVR-451, 2008 and 2011.

Blogs

Kathy Cano-Murillo, “Inspiration Friday:  Natalie Baca”, Crafty Chica, July 3, 2009. http://thecraftychica.blogspot.com/2009/07/inspiration-friday-natalie-baca.htm

Licensing Affiliation

DENY Designs, Denver, CO

Gallery Affiliation

Hal Marcus Gallery, El Paso, TX - Mosaic works only