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2011-current The Evolving Wallpaper Project, a work of art and scientific experimentation, multiple sites nationally
2016-current Large-scale architectural etched glass for new construction of the Hillcrest Senior Residence in Carrick, PA, Pittsburgh Office of Public Art commission
2013-current Site-specific public art tree grates, Penn Avenue, Garfield Neighborhood, Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh Office of Public Art commission
2011 Marginal: A New Wall Drawing Environment, Friesen Galleries, Northern Nazarene University, Boise, ID
2009 The Natural Motif: New Drawings by Natalie Settles, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
2003 Domestication: A Tale of Two Species, 734 Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Artist-in-Residence in the Tonsor Lab for Plant Evolutionary Genetics, an independently initiated collaborative social
  sculpture project based in the University of Pittsburgh, PA, Jan 2011 - Jan 2014
Residency Grant, with funding from the Pittsburgh Foundation and the Heinz Endowments, ($35,000) granted to my
  collaborative project with the Tonsor Evolutionary Biology Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh, 2012 - 13
Wisconsin Arts Board Artist Fellowship, ($8000) awarded biennially to 5% of applicants, with funding from the State of
  Wisconsin, and the National Endowment for the Arts, 2008
Artist-in-Residence, a three week new work residency in Fellesverkstedet Myren Grafikk, Myren Gård, (The Workshop at
  Myren Botanic Garden), Kristiansand, Norway, June 2005


2014 Ossuary Herron Gallery, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, IN
2013 SIX x ATE: sound, time, space 937 Gallery, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, PA
2012 Ossuary Chazen Museum, Madison, WI
2011 Drawn In California Polytechnic, San Louis Obispo, CA
  Pittsburgh Biennial Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, PA
2010 Between the River and the Sea Pyle Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
2009 High Honors: WI Arts Board Fellows WI Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters Gallery, Madison, WI
2008 Language Skills Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
  Map of The World North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
2007 Postcards From the Edge James Cohen Gallery, New York, NY
  The Most Curated Biennial in the Universe Apexart, Brooklyn, NY
  Transformation: Art-Science Collaborations Rochester Contemporary Lab Space, NY
2006 Jubileumsutstillingen CKF 125 År Kristiansand Kunstforening, Norway
  Paper Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Chicago
  Spot the Dog Alaska Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
2005 Forward: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now Charles Allis Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI
  Grafikk Fra Fellesverkstedet Myren Grafikk Galleri 1918, Kristiansand, Norway
  4 Amerikanske Grafikere Smia Galleri, Kristiansand, Norway
  International Print and Drawing Exhibition Bradley University, Peoria, IL
2004 Contemporary Printmaking Gallery 218, Milwaukee, WI
2003 Centro-Oestes Nucleo: Madison Gallerie Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brazil
  Centro-Oestes Nucleo: Madison Museu de Arte de Brasilia, Brazil


Assistant Curator, Catalogue Essayist, for the Factory Direct exhibition, The Andy Warhol Museum, Mar - Jun, 2012
Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, August, 2010 - May 2012
Program Committee Member, Geneva Forum on the visual arts, invitational appointment, Madison, WI, 2010
Studio Work, Independent Research in Biology and Victorian Design, Cambridge, London UK, Jan-May 2007
Portfolio Exchange and Exhibition Co-Chair, Coordinator, and Participant, Transformation Portfolio of artist-scientist
  collaborations, Southern Graphics Council National Conference, Madison, WI, 2006
On-site Modelmaker, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central, Madison, WI, February 2004
Intern Modelmaker and Sculptor, competitively awarded appointment, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central,
  Washington DC, Sept. - Dec. 2003
Instructor of Record, Art Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001-2003


Carnegie Museum of Natural History, R.W. Moriarty Science Seminar Series, Pittsburgh, PA, 2016
Art Department, Basic Drawing for freshmen neuroscientists, University of Pittsburgh, PA, 2015
Department of History of Art and Architecture, Contemporary Art course, University of Pittsburgh, PA 2014
Department of Biology and the Neukom Institute, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 2014
DRAW2014: International Symposium on Contemporary Drawing Practice, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2014
Evolutionary Studies Collaborative of St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY, 2013
Society for the Study of Evolution annual meetings, 2013, Snowbird, UT
Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
SIX x ATE: space, an art dinner series curated by Casey Droege, Bar Marco, Pittsburgh, PA, 2012
Culture Club: Natural History, interactive art discussion series, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, 2012
Graphics and Vision Lab Seminar Series, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 2012
Northwestern Nazarene University, ID, 2011
DASER, National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC, 2011
Pittsburgh Biennial, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 2011
Art & Biology Seminar, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2011
The Bartell Theatre, Madison, WI, 2009
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, WI, 2009
Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters Gallery, Madison, WI, 2009
The Charles Allis Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI, 2009
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, 2006
Transformation Portfolio Panel (co-host), Southern Graphics Council Conference, WI, 2006
Anchorage Museum of History and Art, AK, 2006
Governors State University, University Park, IL, 2006
University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2004
Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN, 2004
Bethel College, St. Paul, MN, 2004


Image Journal, "Ecologies of Knowing: What Natalie Settles Learned in the Lab", Issue 85, Summer 2015 buy→
h Magazine, "Creative Assets", Issue 2, 10/29/2014 read→
Science, "Wallpaper as Art and Science", 7/5/2013 read→
On Our Radar, Creative Capital, collaborative project with the Tonsor Lab featured as a project to watch, 2013
TVSLO, Slovenian National Television, mention in an interview with Rich Pell, Director of the Center for PostNatural
  History, cueing: piece begins at 3:45 mention at 5:06, 2/14/13, watch→
SIX x ATE: An Interview with Casey Droege, project curator interview by Kim Beck,,
  1/23/13, read→
SIX x ATE: sound, time, space, catalogue from the art dinner series curated by Casey Droege, 2013
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Biennial is Living Large at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Mary Thomas, 10/19/11
New Times - San Luis Obispo, CA, Coloring in the Lines: 'Drawn In', Anna Weltner, 10/13/11
Pittsburgh City Paper, The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts' leg of the Pittsburgh Biennial offers art evoking a chaotic
,Bill O'Driscoll, 10/5/11
Times Press Recorder - Santa Maria, CA, Eight artists 'Drawn In' for Cal Poly group show, 9/30/11
Pittsburgh Quarterly, Art Thoughts: The Provocative Pittsburgh Biennial, Graham Shearing, Fall 2011
Carnegie Magazine - Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Bred, Christina Rouvalis, Summer 2011
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette online, Expanded Pittsburgh Biennial Plans Exhibits in 5 Sites, Mary Thomas, 5/7/11
Isthmus - Madison, WI, Bright spots: Isthmus critics look back at 2009 in Madison culture, Jennifer A. Smith, 12/24/09
Cap Times' 77 Square, WI, Made in Madison: Local artists tell their tales, Lindsay Christians, 7/23/09
Cap Times' 77 Square, WI, Off the Wall: Transcribe, Lindsay Christians, 4/19/09
Wisconsin People and Ideas - Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Growing Our Own: Wisconsin Celebrates
  its 2008 Visual Arts Fellows
, Jennifer A. Smith, Spring/09
Shepherd Express - Milwaukee, WI, Art and Science, Peggy Sue Dunigan, 4/2/09
Santa Barbara News-Press, Etching Messages, Josef Woodard, 9/26/08, Episode 49: Reviews and Sniping, 8/27/06
Exhibition catalogue, Spot the Dog, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Julie Decker, 2005
Fædrelandsvennen - Kristiansand, Norway, Grafikkutstilling på Smia, Nina Skråmestø Nesheim, 6/21/05
Exhibition catalogue, 30th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, 2005


MFA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003
BA, Fine Art, Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN, 2000
Additional Studies: University of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1999