Natalie Brown is an artist and educator working at Derby High School as chair of the Visual Art Department and a 3-D art instructor for over fifteen years. While at Derby she has helped originate a local student chapter of the National Art Honor Society, added Advanced Placement and concurrent credit art courses, and served on the school’s instructional leadership team among other committees. Outside of the classroom she serves on the executive board of the Kansas Art Education Association and teaches adjunct classes for Friends University in Art Methods.
Her prior teaching experience includes ceramics and other art classes at Northwest High School in USD259 and as a class instructor and administrative aide at CityArts.
Formal training includes an MFA from Wichita State University as well as a BFA from Kansas State University, both with an emphasis in ceramics and minors in drawing. Natalie has had work included in several group and individual art exhibits in and around the Wichita area and Kansas.
M.F.A., Wichita State University; B.F.A., Kansas State University