Nathalie Holbrook

Nathalie Holbrook was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and grew up as part of a large family on-site of an eco-build-renovation, later becoming an organic, biodynamic farm holding. She attended both the Edinburgh Rudolf Steiner and Beeslack Community High schools. In 2009 Nathalie moved to Glasgow and studied Fine Art Photography at the Glasgow School of Art under Thomas Joshua Coopers School of Fine Art Photography. Later moving to Vancouver, Canada to continue her studies in the fine arts taking Ceramics, Painting and Drawing Figure as well as Digital Image and Text, Analogue and Alternative Processes in Photography at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design, living and working with the creative collective Gropps Gallery. Since then she has worked as a freelance environmental artist with The Wild Project group of international artists (initiated in Czech Republic 2013) and has exhibited in the Czech Republic, London, Edinburgh, Bristol, Nottingham, Dundee, Glasgow, and was invited to exhibit with An Talla Solais Gallery in Ullapool, (2015) and collaborated with other artists and film makers (Scotland and Poland) engaging with public art across Scotland with project: One Thousand Twists of Nettle (featuring in the Stirling Fringe Festival, 2014). Nathalie is working passionately to combine art and environmental sustainability, raising awareness of climate issues and tackling them through art as a language and method of engagement to inspire and empower. Working as a 2050 Climate Group Young Leader, shaping a low carbon future for Scotland (2014-2016) as well as designing and building an off grid studio (2016-2017)