Natacha Palay

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (USF), TAMPA, FLORIDA - BFA, 2013-2016


EXPERIENCE
PLASTIC CONTINENTS; TAMPA, FLORIDA 2017

Non for Profit Organization registered and founded in Florida in 2017

March For Our Oceans International Coordinator 2018


ART TEACHER, COLEMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL; TAMPA,
FLORIDA January - May 2017
-Total of 205 students. Grade ranging from 6th, 7th, and 8th grade.
-Manage class sizes of 32-38 students.
-Create lesson plans.
-Proctor State mandated exams.
-Attend meetings
-Involve technology use in classroom, such as microsoft word, excel, power points, emails, hillsborough school county database, and first class application.
-Mentor, and tutor.
-Finding creative ways to teach students the importance of art.


ART AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR, WONDERDOG PRODUCTIONS; KEY WEST,
FLORIDA November – January 2017
-Design, develop, and deliver art projects to clients according to specifications.
-Create abstract sculptures to be displayed in local establishments.
-Work with wood tools, projectors, cameras, computer applications such as adobe photoshop, illustration, and iMovie.


APPRENTICE, MARION STREET ART MATERIAL; TAMPA, FL — August- November 2016
-Involved in fabricating and manufacturing oil paints, oil mediums, drawing ink, and pastels.
-Design and fabricate on expanding an array of colors(+30 new colors).
-Responsible in the process of packaging, labeling, and shipping.


ENGLISH AND ART TEACHER, YASOTHON SAI MUN SCHOOLS; SAI MUN,
THAILAND — 2016
-Volunteer English and Art teacher.
-Level elementary, middle, and high school.
-Beginning and intermediate English.
-Beginning and intermediate Painting.


PUBLISHED ILLUSTRATOR, « Super Moms, and Special Children »; Non-profit Giving Foundation for Children -March 2015-2016
-Illustrator of drawings inside children's book.
-Over 30 pages, hand-drawn and painted in Watercolors.

AWARDS/RECOGNITION
2015 50th Student Juried Exhibition, Center Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. Second Place Winner.
2014 “Inspiring Inquiry and Discovery Across All Disciplines”, Undergraduate Research Project, Plastic Nature, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
2014 National Transfer Honor Society, Tau Sigma, GPA 3,90, USF, Tampa, FL.


EXHIBITIONS

2018 Anti-Fashion Show, Broadway Blvd., Brooklyn, NY

2017 Mural, Coleman Middle School, Tampa, FL.
2017 Happy Buddha, Thai Island Restaurant, Key West, FL.
2017 Mural, Banana Cafe, Key West, FL.
2016 Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival and Art Exhibition, Sai Mun, Yasothon, Thailand
2016 “Kinda Sorta”, Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Creative Loafing Space, Ybor, Tampa, FL. 2016 Art House, Ceramics Exhibition, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
2016 Mural Artist, Happy Buddha Bar, Key West, FL.
2015 Student Juried Exhibition, Center Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. Second Place Winner.
2015 “It’s More Fun With a Pair”, Collaborative show, Nancy and Oliver Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
2015 “Controlled Chaos”, Collaborative show, Nancy and Oliver Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
2015 Mural Artist, Thai Island Restaurant, Key West, FL.
2015 “Movement of the Human Experience”, Collaborative show, Nancy and Oliver Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
2014 “Backbone”, Student Juried Exhibition, Center Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. 2014 “Plastic Nature”, Undergraduate Research Program and Art Colloquium, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
2015-2014 Salon Des Refuses, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
2015-2014 Art House, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. 2013 Mural Artist, The Porch Bar, Key West, FL.
2012 Coco&Salem Gallery, Key West, FL.


PUBLICATIONS
2016 WUSF, Kinda Sorta USF BFA Thesis show
2016 Super Mom, Special Children; Illustrator and Artist, Giving Foundation for Children.

2015 Soft Hoagie Rolls Blog; “Document Direction” St. Petersburg, Florida
2015 Erin Fowler; Written works “USF art student creates female sexuality exhibit”
2014 University of South Florida Articles; “Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium Ranges Across All Disciplines”
2014 Eternal Remedy Blog; “Too much”
2014 Ellysa Capizzi Blog; “Concepts and Practices”
2013 THE ORACLE, The University of South Florida Newspaper; “Undergrads share experiences with research”

2018