DRAW2014 has invited Natalie to discuss her use of coding, projection, and the principles of evolutionary biology as part of her drawing practice. The conference, hosted by Carnegie Mellon University seeks to highlight innovative contemporary art practice in drawing.
Brooklyn, NY, November 4, 2013 The Natalie Settles will speak about her ongoing work based in an evolutionary biology laboratory to the Evolutionary Studies Collaborative, an interdisciplinary partnership of the humanities and sciences of St. Francis College. She will discuss how her work and ideas in art and science have developed in light of evolutionary theory
The journal Science reported on the Evolving Wallpaper project which is emerging from the artist’s residency in a University of Pittsburgh evolutionary biology laboratory. This project-in-development features projected, interactive patterns that evolve site-specifically in response to viewer interaction. It is at once a work of art and a system of scientific experimentation. “Random Sample: Wallpaper
Society for the Study of Evolution annual meetings, Snowbird, UT, June 21-30, 2013 The artist will give a talk at the national conference for the field of evolutionary biology about the Evolving Wallpaper. The work, currently in development, is both a work of contemporary art and a system for exploring experimental evolution and open questions in
Creative Capital is featuring the artist’s residency project with an evolutionary biology laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh as a project to watch. On Our Radar features noteworthy artists’ projects from across the country that reached the advanced rounds of Creative Capital’s highly selective grant awards program.
937 Gallery, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Dec. 31, 2012 – Jan. 26 2013 See two recent graphite works on Paper in this excellent exhibition featuring the artists of the SIX x ATE contemporary art dinner series curated by Casey Droege. Chimera and External Factors cut the idealized patterns of Victorian design into worn and damaged forms from
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Nov. 14, 2012, 12pm The University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Biological Sciences has invited the artist to speak about her work in the Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series. She has been based in the department in an independently initiated residency with an evolutionary biology laboratory. The talk will
Bar Marco, Oct. 22, 2012, 6pm Natalie has been invited to speak about her work in the SIX x ATE series during the evening dedicated to the topic of Space. She will discuss her large-scale wall drawings which interact with and are shaped by architecture and her Evolving Wallpaper project which evolves in response to
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA Sept. 27, 2012, 5:30pm The artist will be one of four discussion catalysts for the Carnegie Museum of Art’s Culture Club: Natural History, an evening of drinks, discussion and gallery walks. She, along with two scientists and a curator, will guide discussion about the works on show in the