Natalie Kuenzi is an interdisciplinary artist and educator based in Philadelphia, PA. Her work explores traditions of craft and art making that celebrate the artist and viewer as agents for radical change, transforming how we make and consume through reclamation, material innovation, and the liberating power of the imagination.

She holds a BFA in Ceramics and BA in Art History & Theory from Western Colorado University and a MFA in Ceramics from Tyler School of Art and Architecture of Temple University. Natalie is a member of Vox Populi, an artist run space in Philadelphia, her work has been exhibited nationally, and she regularly hosts public workshops and skill shares. Additionally, Natalie is an adjunct professor at Tyler School of Art and Architecture of Temple University, Saint Joseph's University, and Drexel University.

Education

Tyler School of Art and Architecture

MFA - Ceramics

Western Colorado University

BFA - Ceramics

Western Colorado University

BA Art History and Theory

Exhibitions

2022

Solo, TBD - Wind Challenge Exhibition Series, Fleisher Art Memorial - Philadelphia, PA (Annual Juried Competition, Upcoming)

2022

Solo, TBD, Vox Populi - Philadelphia, PA (Upcoming)

2021

Solo, Tiny Pedestal Project, Dream Clinic Project Space - Columbus, OH (Upcoming)

2021

Group, Future Ecologies, Vox Populi - Philadelphia, PA

2019

Group, IT’S A WRAP, Philadelphia International Airport - Philadelphia, PA

2019

Group, PostScript: Notions on Contemporary Craft, The Delaware Contemporary - Wilmington, DE

2019

Group, Keystone Clay: East, Baltimore Clayworks - Baltimore, MD

2019

Group, Material Message, Thomas Hunter Project Space - New York, NY

2018

Group, Notes on a Permeable Husk, Hales Project Room - New York, NY

2018

Group, Knew Member Show, Vox Populi - Philadelphia, PA

2018

Group, US: Emerging Artists in Clay, The District Clay Center & Gallery - Washington, DC

2018

Group, Ball Snake Ball, Artspace New Haven - New Haven, CT

2018

Group, The Seventy Sixers, NCECA Shipping Container Gallery - Pittsburgh, PA

2018

Group, Our Claymobile Teaching Artists, The Clay Studio - Philadelphia, PA

2017

Group, With Friends and Flowers, Floating on the Plastic Ocean, The College of New Jersey - Trenton, NJ

2017

Group, Graduate Student Biennial 2017, The Clay Studio - Philadelphia, PA

2017

Solo, We All Have The Sky, Temple Contemporary - Philadelphia, PA

2017

Group, FOUND, Little Berlin - Philadelphia, PA (Curated by Terrill Warrenburg)

2017

Group, Vision Margin, The Glass Factory - Philadelphia, PA

2017

Group, Not Here Not Home, Temple Contemporary - Philadelphia, PA

2017

Group, Dysfunctional, PEWABIC - Detroit, MI

2016 – 2017

Group, 215 | 610 Contemporary: Juried Exhibition of Regional Artists, The Gallery at Delaware County Community College - Philadelphia, PA (Juried by Pepón Osorio)

2016

Group, RBTL (Read Between the Lines), Katzen Art Center - Washington D.C. (College Art Association’s Annual MFA Exhibition)

2015

Solo, Light as Color as Earth, Gallery 126 - Gunnison, Colorado

2015

Solo, Form and Color, Taylor Hall – Western Colorado University - Gunnison, Colorado

2014

Solo, Static Transformation, Quigley Gallery - Gunnison, Colorado

Awards

2017

Master of Fine Arts Project Completion Grant, Temple University

2013

Brian Hirsh Ceramic Artist Award, Western Colorado University