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Natasha Wescoat

Artist & Founder, Art Career Academy


Art is the heritage of Michigan native Natasha Wescoat, who comes from a family of artists, including painter Georgia O’Keefe. Natasha has been a full time acrylic painter beginning in 2004 after the birth of her second child. Since the launch of her career, she has sold over 1000 original works to private and corporate collections worldwide. Her art has been featured in ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and hit sitcom “The Middle” as well as Hollywood films like “Marley & Me”.

Her work is the subject of art education across the globe from Kindergarten to University and her career story has been referenced to in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestselling book “Crush It” , The Professional Artist magazine, and WCMU’s Michigan Documentary “One Person, One Idea”. 

Natasha has also been a guest speaker/artist at national events such as SXSW Interactive, TEDxDetroit and Thriving Artist Summit.  Natasha regularly exhibits her work in galleries across the country and the world, having shown everywhere from prestigious venues like the Ritz-Carlton to popular west coast galleries such as Thinkspace, 111 Minna gallery. Her are is licensed for home good and collectibles which has been available in stores like Macy’s, Nordstrom, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, and more.  Natasha is ambitious in all of her creative ventures, as she is also the founder of Art Career Academy ( and the author of her first children’s book, "Charlotte Lively and The Not-So-Wicked Witch".

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