Natalie Ryde

Natalie Ryde (b.1981) is a London based artist with a cross-disciplinary practice encompassing painting, drawing, printmaking, jewellery and objects. She trained at Edinburgh College of Art. Natalie divides her time between her studio practice and educational project work for cultural and educational settings, working with a diverse range of audiences.

Natalie is also teaching short courses at the West Dean London Bloomsbury campus. (Please see the link in the Short Courses toolbar on the website)

Describe your approach to teaching
I want to enable my students to access a mental toolbox of different approaches to research and development drawing that they will use time and again.

What inspires your own work?
My work explores the dichotomy between theoretical explanations of life and the physical experience of living. It touches on reconciling my rational and emotional responses and accepting composite states. 

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