Part-time Assistant Professor
Natalia Zubko is a sculpture/installation artist from California who currently lives and works in New York City. Outside of her own creative endeavors, Natalia is a part-time faculty for the Foundations Department at Parsons The New School for Design where she teaches HEOP and 3D Studio courses. In addition, she teaches for the Missouri Fine Arts Academy in classes ranging from 3D Principles of Design, Space, Form as well as interdisciplinary, process-based classes co-taught with dancers and musicians. Natalia's own work has ranged from small, intimate light sculptures built out of everyday materials to large, public installations. She has worked on numerous interdisciplinary, multi-media, collaborative commissions and projects around NYC from envisioning and building an installation to house photos and interviews from the "FishBird" project (exploring the experience of being multi-racial) to designing and constructing props for an experimental theater piece at the Ontological-Hysteric Theater. Natalia recently completed a large, public, weather-interactive, sculpture/installation, "Luminous Accumulation," for the Art Lot, Brooklyn as well as a transformative environmental structure for the Chashama Window Spaces in mid-town Manhattan. She has BA's in Anthropology and Art History from Brandeis University as well as a post-baccalaureate certificate (Brandeis) and MFA (Parsons) in Fine Arts, Sculpture.