Natalie returns to Kaohsiung in 2019 after several years of teaching in Taiwan, China, and Japan. She hails from South Africa and is a certified middle school and high school art teacher who has taught in Johannesburg and most recently in Japan. She also has a strong background in ELL teaching to school students of all ages. At KAS, she teaches in the kindergarten, elementary, and middle school art department. Natalie holds a BA (Honours) in Fine Arts from the University of South Africa, and a Masters Degree in Art History from The Open University, UK, with a focus on Japanese art. She enjoys creating botanical paintings, gardening, and combining travel with art-making.