Natalia Cardona Puerta
ABOUT THIS ARTIST
Natalia Cardona Puerta, Illustrator & Designer
Natalia Cardona is an award-winning illustrator & industrial designer based Portland Oregon. Originally from Colombia's coffee region, Natalia spent her childhood surrounded by lush forests, mighty mountains, and crystalline rivers. Nowadays, Natalia spends her time at her cozy studio designing everything from children books, cute felted products, repeat patterns and more. Natalia's work, translates her joyful connection with nature, whimsical flair, and inner child emotions, into poetic imagery of simple everyday occurrences. A sunny stroll through the park, a quiet sunset, a wanderlust starry sky, are ever-present elements on her visual narratives and designs. Natalia obtained her Industrial Design B.F.A in 2015 and received her Illustration M.F.A from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2018. These two well-rounded disciplines allow her to move swiftly between the two-dimensional and three-dimensional realms of design and communication. She is currently interested in any collaborative & creative projects!