Natasha Norman (b. 1982) currently lives and works in Cape Town.

Education

2011 Masters in Fine Arts, UCT
2005 BA Fine Arts (Printmedia), UCT
2001 A-Levels, St. Mary’s, Cambridge, UK.
1999 Matric Exemption, Springfield Convent, Wynberg, Cape Town.

Residencies and Project Involvement

2017 Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory. Lake Kawaguchiko Artist-in-Residence, Advanced Artists Program, Japan.
2015 Artist Proof Studios Artist-in-Residence, print collaboration/co-publication, Johannesburg.
2014 Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory. Lake Kawaguchi Artist-in-Residence, Mokuhanga Basic Training in Tokyo, Japan.
2013 Coordinator and participant in international symposia Between the Lines in Cape Town, Braunschweig and Berlin. Project funded by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research in the context of The German-South African Year of Science 2012/2013.
2010 Mixtape Mobile Cinema for Grahamstown Art Festival, South Africa
2009-2012 Editions manager for ArtThrob Contemporary Arts Journal’s fine art print portfolio
2009 Curator of exhibition Proof of Life at VANSA Project Space, Cape Town.
2007–2010 Editorial Assistant to ArtThrob online Contemporary Arts Journal
2003 Art teacher and helper at UCT’s Clanwilliam Community Arts Project.

Awards

2010 KW Johnstone Research Scholarship
2010 Ernst and Ethel Erikson Trust Bursary
2010 MacIver Scholarship
2009 KW Johnstone Research Scholarship
2009 Ernst and Ethel Erikson Trust Bursary
2009 MacIver Scholarship
2009 Jules Kramer Travel Scholarship
2003-2005 Dean’s Merit List, UCT, Faculty of Humanities.
2003 UCT. Class Medal: Sacred Art, Department of Historical Studies.
2003 Golden Key Society Membership
2002 UCT.3 Year Merit Scholarship.
1999 Springfield Convent.Distinctions in Art, English and History.

Catalogues/Reviews

2010 This Is Not Final Catalogue
2008 ABSA Atelier Finalists Catalogue
2008 Erika Asgeirsson’s article in Cafe Abroad March 2008:p8
2007 Mari MacFarlane’s review: Clare Sarembock and Natasha Norman at Bell-Roberts ArtThrob 07 Dec, 2007 online
2007 Chris Thurman’s review: Subjective experience in The Weekender
Nov 3-4 2007: p14
2007 Robert Sloon’s review: Some Confusion. A Group Show at Irma Stern in Art Heat
Sept 28, 2007 online
2007 Veronica Wilkinson’s review: _Taking a stern view of artful contusions
and calendars_ in The Good Weekend Oct 14,2007: p12
2007 Robert Sloon’s review: _Love is blind. Natasha Norman and Claire Sarembock at
Bell-Roberts_ in Art Heat 24 Oct, 2007 online
2006 ABSA Atelier Finalists Catalogue
2005 Michaelis Graduate Catalogue

Exhibitions

2017 Searching for Mokuhanga Light: Globalizing Japanese Woodblock Printmaking. Twenty Years of Residencies in Japan,
a Review of Nagasawa Art Park and Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory at The Centre for the Science of Human Endeavour, CfSHE Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
2017 ‘Field,’ Salon 91 Gallery, Cape Town.
2017 Searching for Mokuhanga Light: Globalizing Japanese Woodblock Printmaking, Hawaii. Special Exhibition for Third International Mokuhanga Conference. Sept-Oct.
2017 Presenting Artists at the Centre for the Science of Human Endeavour, CfSHE Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
2017 Searching for Mokuhanga Light: Globalizing Japanese Woodblock Printmaking, Cyprus, Greece. European Cultural Capital. June 2017.
2016 ‘Nano’, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town.
2015 ‘However’, ArtHub Gallery, London, UK.
2015 Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg at Salon 91 booth.
2015 ‘Death Speaks’ 6 Spin Street, Cape Town, curated exhibition.
2014 ‘Golden Haze’, group exhibition at Salon 91 Gallery, Cape Town.
2013 Multiplied Christies Print Fair, London, UK with Slate Projects.
2013 ‘Between the Lines’ at Michaelis Galleries (group show as part of symposium)
2012 Masters Grad Show at Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town.
2011 ‘Further Fictions’ (solo exhibition) at Commune 1 Gallery, Cape Town.
2011 ‘Judgement Pending’ at AVA Gallery, Cape Town.
2010 ‘Tretchikoff and Me’ at Salon 91 Gallery, Cape Town.
2010 ‘This Is Not Final’ at Michaelis Gallery and Wits Substation, Johannesburg.
2010 ‘Ways of Seeing’ at Ore Gallery, Cape Town.
2010 ‘Sex, Cake & Death’ and ‘Smorgesboard’ at Wessel Snyman Gallery, Cape Town.
2008 Absa Atelier Finalists Exhibition, Johannesburg
2007 ‘The Look of Love’ (solo exhibition) at Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town.
2007 ‘Contusion’ at Irma Stern Museum, University of Cape Town.
2007 Sasol New Signatures Finalists’ exhibition in Pretoria
2007 Cafe Manhattan exhibition
2006 Absa Atelier Finalists Exhibition, Johannesburg
2006 Krisp at Belville Arts Society, Cape Town.
2006 Scarlett Gallery, Franschoek.
2005 Michaelis Graduate Exhibition
2004 Black Box at African Studies Gallery, University of Cape Town.
2003 YDEsire at Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town.
2003 Nedbank Art Exhibition, Cinema Nouveau, Cape Town.

Select Bibliography

2015 Thuli Gamedze’s review: Whose ‘Death Speaks’? in ArtThrob, online.
2012 Michaelis Masters Graduate Catalogue
2012 ‘Natasha Norman at Commune 1’ by Renee Holleman in ArtThrob Jan, 2012
2008 ABSA Atelier Finalists Catalogue
2008 Erika Asgeirsson’s article in Cafe Abroad March 2008:p8
2007 ‘Subjective experience’ by Chris Thurman in The Weekender Nov 3-4 2007: p14
2007 ‘Taking a stern view of artful contusions and calendars’ by Veronica Wilkinson in
The Good Weekend Oct 14, 2007: p12
2006 ABSA Atelier Finalists Catalogue
2005 Michaelis Graduate Catalogue