Natasha Wheat

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Natasha Wheat
Born Natasha Rose Wheat
October 25, 1981
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Education School of the Art Institute of Chicago,
Known for drawing, painting, sculpture, and performance

Natasha Wheat is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works in the United States.[1]

Her works have been described as situational constructions,[2] often transforming her audience into co-participants in the work.[3]

She is the founder of Portland, Oregon based arts and urban farming project, Project Grow, an arts atelier for people with disabilities at the site of a factory.[4] It began in 2008 as an intervention into sweatshop type labor at a factory where the people with disabilities were working. Wheat's longtime boyfriend is artist Jim Fairchild.[5]

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