NATASHA van NETTEN - Instructor at MISSA 2020

Natasha van Netten is a Canadian visual artist based in Victoria, BC. Her practice focuses on whales, cetology (the study of whales, dolphins and porpoises) and marine sciences. As a multi-disciplinary artist, she uses a variety of mediums to conceptually explore scientific information. Her art practice is strongly influenced by growing up along the BC coast and by her experiences at sea as crew on a sailing vessel.

Natasha received a Diploma of Fine Art from the Vancouver Island School of Art in 2016. She was honoured to be a recipient of the Robin Hopper Legacy Award from the Victoria Visual Arts Legacy Society and received an Award of Excellence at the Sooke Fine Art Show in 2018. Natasha has exhibited in Canada, the Czech Republic, Iceland, Finland, New Zealand, Norway, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States.