Natalie Frank: Artist Talk

Apr. 16, 2024, 5:30 p.m.

Taylor Hall 203

Natalie Frank offers an overview of her work from her undergraduate studies to portrait paintings that are currently under development in the studio (2005-2024).

Natalie Frank is a renowned Brooklyn-based painter, illustrator, artistic director, and feminist, whose innovative work tackles questions of gender, sexuality, and marginalization. Working at the intersection of book culture and the fine arts, she has published several important new editions of fairy tales and short stories by the likes of Madame d’Aulnoy (Princeton Press, 2021), E.T.A Hoffman (Yale University Press, 2023), the Grimm Brothers (Damiani, 2015), and Edgar Allen Poe (Arion Press, 2023). In the last five years, she has also worked as the artistic director for a ballet production based on her first published book, an Apple TV show, an opera, and Liz Phair’s national musical tour.