|Nacimiento:||1980 en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana|
|Premios ganados:||Davidoff International Art Residency 2016|
Natalia Ortega Gamez was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in 1980. She studied Interior Design at Altos de Chavón School of Design in La Romana, D.R., and Product Design with a major in Furniture Design at Parsons School of Design in New York City. Her work is focused on artisanal process and materials that bear a direct relationship to culture, such as clay, bamboo and fibers. In her current body of work, Ortega Gamez explores the work of traditional weavers, as well as continuing her study of ceramics. Ortega Gamez has participated in individual and group exhibitions in Santo Domingo, New York, Washington, London, Paris, and Madrid, and her works can be found in the permanent collections of the Centro León Jimenes in Santiago de los Caballeros, D.R., and at the Embassy of the United States of America in Santo Domingo, D.R. as part of the Art in Embassies Program. Her most recent solo exhibition, Con el Sol, was held at the National Botanical Garden in Santo Domingo, D.R.