Natalie joined Fusion Loudoun as their founding art teacher in the summer of 2017. She offers instruction in a wide variety of art disciplines, including; sculpture, drawing, painting, photography and digital media. She was awarded a scholarship to attend the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) where she earned a minor in art history. She transferred from SCAD to the Academy of Art University in San Francisco where she earned a bachelor of fine art degree in Illustration. She worked as a marketing and creative director for various industries in Northern Virginia. In 2014 she started an organization called “Kids 4 Smiles.” They work with helping homeless veterans and families in DC and Loudoun County. Natalie enjoys traveling around the world with her husband and four children. She also enjoys the outdoors especially hiking, kayaking, summer music festivals and saving sloths in the Costa Rican rain forest.