Natalie Majaba Waldburger received her B.A. specializing in Women’s Studies at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. In 1996, she graduated with Honours from the Ontario College of Art and Design receiving the Drawing and Painting Department Medal. Currently she is the Ada Slaight Chair of Contemporary Painting and Print Media at the OCAD University where she is also assisting in building the Life Studies specialization. This new area of study is designed to explore the meaning of the human body as it relates to the notion of embodiment, feminism, issues of representation, and the interplay between science, technology and studio inquiries. She has also taught at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in the Media Arts Department where she completed an MFA in 2004. Natalie has exhibited widely in Canada, the U.S. and Europe; in cities such as Berlin, Florence, Vancouver, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Miami.