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B 1993 – Littleton, Colorado
Natasha Vidger was born and raised in central Colorado and now resides in Indianapolis, Indiana. The subject and passion of her art was established in youth, born from the nature and wildlife native to the Rocky Mountains.
Vidger received a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Adams State University and a Masters of Fine Arts from Herron School of Art and Design with emphasis in Painting and Drawing. Numerous years of study have facilitated solid foundations in various
My work aims to depict the sentience and autonomy of the animal and extend these beliefs to others. To enforce the connection and focus of the animal in my paintings the subjects are typically rendered alone and in an expressive manner that is true to the species’ anatomy. The animals in my paintings often appear without background imagery. Removing the animal from its natural environment represents the surreal and empty environments wildlife is increasingly being forced to navigate during the Anthropocene. Depicting the animal alone challenges values of the human-centric hierarchy our society operates on. I want to confront the viewers with the power, mystery, fear, and beauty that is encapsulated within the animal gaze and the animal form to bridge the perceived line between animals and humans.
Rare AIR Residency
Adams State University, Alamosa, CO 81101
January 21, 2019- February 22, 2019
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Herron School of Art & Design IUPUI / M.F.A Painting and Drawing
2016 – 2018, 735 West New York St. Indianapolis, IN 46202
Adams State University / B.F.A. Painting
2011 – 2016, 208 Edgemont Blvd. Alamosa, CO 81101
2016, 2017- Paul Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship
2015- Judith Richardson Scholarship
2014- Lorraine Young Memorial Scholarship
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