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Natasha Hovey was born and raised in New Hampton, Iowa.  In 2011 she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from The University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, and in 2014 she received her Master of Fine Arts at The University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin.  

Hovey has exhibited work at the European Work Center in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, Glassell School of Art within The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas and the MANA Contemporary in Chicago, IL.  She has also been awarded the University Wide Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin, the Iowa Center for the Arts Council and The University of Iowa Emerging Artist Scholarship.

Hovey was a NCECA project residency artist at the European Work Center in the Netherlands during the summer of 2014, and an Artist-in-Residence at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and Midwestern State University. 

She is currently an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M International University in Laredo, TX.