News | Natalie Voelker

Featured on KD Neeley’s Creative Encounters

I had a great conversation with fellow artist, KD Neeely, as part of her inspiring blog series, Creative Encounters. KD gets right to the heart of things in her frank conversations with a wide variety of Albuquerque artists. We talked about everything from how (not)...

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Albuquerque the Magazine: Featured Creative

Olivia Torres at Albuquerque the Magazine wrote a really wonderful article about my work this month; I am so honored to be their featured creative for March! If you’d like to order a copy, it's available on the Albuquerque the Magazine website, (March 2017 issue)....

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Women Exploring Self-Expression 3/18/17

with Natalie Voelker and Alexis Kaminsky Have you found yourself stuck, frozen by your own inner critic or fear of what others might think of your creative endeavors? We’ve all been there. In this workshop we will write, draw, paint, and talk. We play with different...

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Albuquerque Journal Article

The Albuquerque Journal had a nice piece about the La Joya 2017 mural I created in collaboration with Reyes Padilla for the Harwood Art Center. Thanks Kathaleen Roberts and Marla Brose for the great article and photography. The full article is available on the...

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La Joya 2017 Mural Unveiling

Exciting news! For months I’ve been collaborating with Reyes Padilla on a large-scale exterior mural installation for the Harwood Art Center. We’re getting ready to install the work to the front of the building’s brick facade during the last week in February. Please...

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BARED Anthology and Exhibition

I am thrilled to have my work included in an incredible anthology compiled by Laura Madeline Wiseman and Sally Deskins at Les Femmes Folles Press! BARED: Contemporary Poetry and Art on Bras and Breasts is a unique contemplation of the female body through the lens of...

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Idiomatic, the Book, Publishing Soon!

The layout, design, and file work for the Idiomatic book are complete and it all heads out to the publisher this week! Self-producing a book – the the layout and design, the writing and editing, the technical details of publishing – has truly been an adventure.  I am...

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Expressive Self-Portrait Drawing Workshop 7/9/16

Saturday, July 9th, 2016 1 pm – 5 pm All levels of ability welcome. Emphasis on confidence building and a simple, observation-based approach to the face. $50 fee includes materials. inside the Factory on 5th 5G Gallery (1715 5th Street NW, Albuquerque, 87102. Entrance...

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Featured on KRQE 13 News!

The search for the subject of my next project was featured on the news! Watch the video report or read the article on the KRQE News website. Want to keep in touch? Be in the know about upcoming shows, events, news, and special projects. ©2017 Natalie...

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Factory on 5th OPEN STUDIO, Sunday, 11/8/15

Art. Coffee. Pastries. What more could you want on a Sunday? I’ll be showing some new work – a bit on the dark and intense side. Ikes! You want to see it, don’t you? Entrance is the yellow door near the north end of the factory.   Want to keep in touch? Be in the...

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Interview with Les Femmes Folles!

It was such an honor to be interviewed by Les Femmes Folles, a website featuring women in the visual arts. They also put out a yearly anthology that I’m really looking forward to checking out. You can read the interview here:...

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 Featured Artist at Words Dance for September 2015

It was way cool having my work paired with excellent poetry over at www.WordsDance.com for the month of September!  I especially loved this one: http://wordsdance.com/2015/09/blood-honey-by-jess-rizkallah/ Want to keep in touch? Be in the know about upcoming shows,...

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Lithograph Project at the Tamarind Institute

More info about my limited edition lithograph, "Blue Corn Posole and Anasazi Beans," commissioned by City of Albuquerque and created at the Tamarind Institute is available on the Tamarind Institute website. Want to keep in touch? Be in the know about upcoming shows,...

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Foodie Exhibition at the Tamarind Institute

The opening reception for the Foodie exhibition at the Tamarind Institute was a blast! Did you miss the opening? It’s not too late! There’s an additional reception event Friday, April 17th that includes food from Frontier Restaurant and lithography printing...

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In the Forest of Her Mind Performance

I was honored to be part of the collaborative team that created the performance art piece, In the Forest of Her Mind, that debuted in March. It was a wonderful opportunity to work with some of the smart, bold, and unique women creating New Mexico. My contribution...

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Figure 50 featured artist of New Mexico

How cool to have "Ethan Sleeping" on the map with all kinds of great figurative work from across the U.S. at www.figure50.com (season 2)! Thanks Figure 50 for selecting my work to be featured. I'm looking forward to seeing what y'all pick for season 3. I'm feeling...

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Featured in VolUp2!

I am honored to have my work featured in the Summer 2013 edition of VolUp2 - a really gorgeous French/English, avant-garde, body-positive fashion magazine. See it here: www.volup2.com. (It's their special nude edition so be prepared for that before you click. :)) The...

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