Natalia Arbelaez

Columbus, OH



2015                      Master of Fine Arts Candidate, Ceramics The Ohio State University

2011                      Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, Florida International University


2015-PRESENT     3D Technician/ Tech Mentor, COSI Center of Science and Industry, Columbus, OH 

2015                       Teacher of Record, ART 2602 Introduction to Low Fire, The Ohio State University

                               Teacher of Record, ART 2502 Introduction to High Fire, The Ohio State University

2014                       Teacher of Record, ART 2602 Introduction to Low Fire, The Ohio State University

                               Teacher of Record, ART 2502 Introduction to High Fire, The Ohio State University

 2013                      Teacher of Record, ART 2502 Introduction to High Fire, The Ohio State University


2013                       Artist Talk Natalia Arbelaez, The Ohio State University Columbus, OH

2010                       Student Artist Critiques & Artist Talk, MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art, with Director and Chief Curator, Bonnie Clearwater and Associate                                              Curator,Ruba Katrib MOCA Miami invited artist Miami, FL


2013-15                 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

2015                      Studio Assistantship, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.

2012-2013             Graduate Enrichment Fellowship Award, The Ohio State University

2009-11                 Scholarship, College of Architecture + The Arts, Visual Arts Scholarship in the Department of Art & Art History, Florida International University


2015                      WOSU TV, Broad & High, Phase Shift, Columbus, OH

2015                      The Lantern, OSU Newspaper, Columbus, OH Authored article: MFA students put thesis on display in “Phase Shifts”

2014                      The Lantern, OSU Newspaper, Columbus, OH Authored article: Similar hands yield varied structures in ceramics exhibit ‘Concurrent’

2010                      The Beacon, FIU Newspaper, Miami Fl. Authored article: The Finished Trick


2016                      The Archie Bray Foundation, Beyond the Brickyard, Helena, MT

                              Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, De La Naturaleza, Columbus, OH

                              Fort Hayes Shot Tower Gallery, Landmark, CAW Showcase, Columbus, OH

2015                      400 West Rich, Promenade Gallery, Artist Showcase, Columbus, OH  

                              The Ohio Crafts Museum, Fresh Perspective, Columbus, OH

                              Brandt-Roberts Galleries, Convergence, Columbus, OH

                              Urban Arts Space, Phase Shift, OSU MFA Thesis Exhibition, Columbus, OH  

2014                      EASE Gallery, Concurrent, Group Exhibition, Columbus, OH,

                             Pearl Conard Gallery, Coeval, OSU Ceramics Group Exhibition, Mansfield, OH

2013                     Swing Space Gallery, Recent Arrivals, Columbus, OH

2012                     Hopkins Hall Galley, Ohio State University, Line of Best Fit, Columbus, OH

                             The Shot Tower Gallery, Fort Heyes Metropolitan Education Center, From Here and There, Columbus, OH.      

2011                     Triana Space, Basel Showcase, Miami, FL  

                             De la Cruz Collection, Inflatable Sculpture Collaborative, Miami, FL,

                             Christopher Miro Gallery, Domesticity, Miami, FL

                             Frost Art Museum, FIU BFA show, Miami, FL,

2010                    Space 104, Miami Design District, Installation Art Exhibit, Miami, FL

                            MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL, Student Artist Critiques with Director and Chief Curator, Bonnie Clearwater and Associate Curator,                                   Ruba Katrib MOCA Miami invited artist, Miami, FL

                            ArteAmericas, The Art Fair Of The Americas invited artist, Miami Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL     

                            LYC&W Arts, Tendencies, A Group Show, Miami, FL                                                                                

                            Florida International University W9, FIU Fall Show, Miami, FL  

2009                    Florida International University W9, FIU Spring Show, Miami, FL

                            Tower Theater, CCV Borscht Film Festival Gallery Showcase, Miami, FL



Ceramics: Wheel throwing, hand building, mold making, press molding, slip casting, clay and glaze formulation, slip and glaze decorating techniques, printmaking techniques using ceramic materials, electric kiln firing, gas oxidation and reduction kiln firing, ceramic restoration and repair, armature construction, kiln maintenance, studio maintenance, and safety

Mold Making: RAM process dye making, hydrocal, plaster, silicone and urethane rubber Casting Wax, paper, urethane liquid plastic, glass casting, hot casting, kiln casting, sand-casting

Glass: Fusing, slumping, kiln casting, hot casting, sand-casting, Fusing decals in glass or ceramics

Woodshop: Stationary power tools, hand power tools, manual tools, shop maintenance and safety

Software: Mac and PC platforms, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Cura, Poser, Repetier, Meshmixer, Skanect, Blender, GeoMagic, Arduino

Photo: Black and white photography, Color, dark room processing, digital photography

Sculpture: 3D printing and scanning, CNC machining, bronze & aluminum casting, Mig, Tig and Acetylene welding, Kinetic sculpture with and without Arduino boards