(BFA, MFA, PhD)
ABOUT THE ARTIST - Dr NATALIA BALO
Dr Natalia Balo (BFA (Art Education, Hons), MFA, PhD), is a contemporary award-winning figurative artist, specialising in portraiture and wildlife painting, and an author of “Bird Anatomy for Artists”, a textbook popular with artists and bird lovers.
Natalia Balo has achieved recognition through numerous Art awards for her portraits, still-lifes and landscapes. Her passion is portraiture; painting people, animals and especially birds, for which she has developed significant expertise. Natalia works in many drawing and painting mediums, including oil, watercolour and pastel. Natalia’s painting style is distinctively noted for its impressionistic qualities, energetic brushwork and fresh vibrant colours.
Natalia undertakes portrait and commercial commissions, conducts art classes and fine art workshops. Her artworks are exhibited nationally and internationally, primarily in private collections.
Natalia Balo in her studio, with her "Self-Portrait in the Doctor of Philosophy Graduation Gown" (oil/canvas 100x120cm), and other paintings.