Natasha Pestich
MFA, Tyler School of Art, Temple University
BFA, Concordia University

Natasha Pestich is a Minneapolis artist and educator. As a professor, she has developed an innovative curriculum in the study of printmaking, attracting the attention of the Mid-America Printmaking Journal for whom she wrote an article on education.

Pestich has had solo exhibitions at alternative spaces like the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art in Michigan, and the Generator Gallery in Scotland, and museums like the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. She has been the recipient of an Artist Initiative Grant through the Minnesota State Arts Board, a leadership fellowship through the Creative Community Leadership Institute, a Metropolitan Regional Arts Council Grant, and a McKnight Foundation Fellowship for visual arts.

Pestich completed an apprenticeship at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia, and residencies at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Anchor Graphics in Chicago, and was recently included in the Boston Printmakers 2013 North American Print Biennial and the 2013 Minnesota Biennial.