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Natasha Smith loves to share her passion for creating through teaching. With over 15 years of teaching experience, Natasha has worked with students of all ages whether it be joining schools as an Artist in Residence as part of an Artstarts – Artist in the Classroom projects or teaching adult continuing education workshops, or working individually with artists through private tuition sessions. She has been invited to lecture and facilitate large groups for hands on learning experiences at conferences and teacher professional development sessions.

2019 WORKSHOPS

FEBRUARY 8 - MARCH 1 Fridays 1 - 4 pm Oxygen Art Centre - Low-tech Printmaking II for more information and to register click here

APRIL 1 - 4 Oxygen Art Centre - Collage Painting for more information and to register click here

JUNE 24 - 28 Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts - Mixed Media and Nature for more information and to register click here

JULY 15 - 19 Red Deer Summer Series - Mixed Media Mash for more information and to register click here

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2002-Present Oxygen Art Centre, Nelson, B.C.  
2019 Red Deer College – Summer Series – Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
2019 Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts – Pearson College, Metchosin, B.C.
2017                Red Deer College – Summer Series – Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB.
2017               Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts – Pearson College, Metchosin, B.C.
2005                Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB. Summerscapes Program
2004                Malaspina Printmaking Society, Vancouver
2000-2002     Kootenay School of the Arts (Now Kootenay Studio Arts at Selkirk College)

Artstarts – Artist in the Classroom Projects

2018  Artstarts Grant – Artist in the Classroom Artist in Residence – JV Humphries, Kaslo, B.C.
2018  Artstarts Grant – Artist in the Classroom Artist in Residence – South Nelson Elementary, Nelson, B.C.
2017 Artstarts Grant – Artist in the Classroom Artist in Residence – Hume School & Wildflower, Nelson B.C. & Winlaw Elementary, Slocan Valley B.C.
2016  Artstarts Grant – Artist in the Classroom Artist in Residence – Mount Sentinel, Crescent Valley, B.C
2015  Artstarts Grant – Artist in the Classroom Artist in Residence – Mount Sentinel, Crescent Valley, B.C
2014  Artstarts Grant – Artist in the Classroom Artist in Residence – LV Rogers, Nelson, B.C
2011  Artstarts Grant – Artists in Education – Artist in Residence  W.E. Graham/Brent Kennedy/Winlaw Elementary Schools, Slocan, Crescent Valley, Winlaw, B.C.
2009  Artstarts Grant – Artists in Education – Artist in Residence Brent Kennedy Elementary, Crescent Valley, B.C.