Natalia is a graduate of the Science Illustration Program (2012) at California State University, Monterey Bay and of the School of Botanical Art & Illustration at Denver Botanic Gardens (2007). Her undergraduate degree is from Lake Forest College with a duel major in Biological Science and Art.

Natalia's fascination with plants and botanical illustration began at a very young age. She spent her youth split between Denver, Colorado's mountain landscapes and the tropical environment of Costa Rica, where she honed a passion for biology hiking the rain forests observing bird and wildlife species.

Upon moving to Utah she participated in a 10 week internship with Natural History Museum of Utah's anthropology department illustrating the pictographs, petroglyphs and granaries of Range Creek. Since then Natalia has taught a number of workshops at the Natural History Museum; basics of plant illustration and demonstration of sketching birds. She currently is working at ARUP Laboratory's as a Graphic Designer.

NATALIA WILKINS-TYLER is currently teaching:

Class Title Semester Date(s) Program
Intro to Scientific Illustration-- Watercolor and Ink Summer Multiple Lifelong Learning

NATALIA WILKINS-TYLER has previously taught:

  • Watercolor Orchids
  • Life Drawing: Birds of Prey
  • Small Object Still Life: Composition & Style