Natalia was born in Zaporozhie and rode a bike to Odessa determined to pursue an artistic career. Possessed of a unique artistic vision, strong hand and ability to paint bold and generalized images, she was noticed and accepted to Odessa University of Education, Department of Painting and Graphic Art. She studied under the mentorship of a legendary artist and professor, Valeriy Geghomian. After graduating Natalia never severed ties with her university and had a long and rewarding career of an art professor. She also worked as an independent artist producing paintings immersed in colors radiating optimism and love to life. Natalia is a member of the Artists’ Union of Ukraine.