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Natalie Totire Brinley

Proficient in:

Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel

Art Experience

Illustrated books for various partners using watercolor, acrylic, and Photoshop

Airbrushed T-Shirts at Graphic Pointe from 2005-2012

Portrait and Caricature artist

Mural Artist : In Chicago, Guatemala, and Dominican Republic

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Facepainting Artist : Joni and Friends, Awana church events, 4th of July Parade, Western DuPage Special Recreation, Evangelical Family and Child Agency

Sculpture Artist: Independent service for custom designs



Moody Bible Institute: Bachelor's Degree of Arts in Educational Ministries, 1998

Institute of Children's Literature Correspondance Writing Course, 2002

Triton College: 30 Credit Hours in Fine Arts and Graphic Design Courses




Writing Experience

Newspaper Journalist for Fifth Avenue Journal from 2008-2011. Click to view.

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Mission Trips and Volunteer Work

International Teams Summer Internship: Assisted Kindergarten class in Bolivia, 1997

Advancing the Ministries of the Gospel: Served and taught art at orphanage in Albania in 1998 and 2000

Advancing the Ministries of the Gospel: Volunteered with construction and worked with medical facility in Lima, Peru in 2003

Artworks: Taught art classes to homeless people throughout DuPage County from 2005-2006

Kids Alive: Taught crafts and painted murals in children's homes and schools in Guatemala in 2006 and Dominican Republic in 2015 and 2020

Joni and Friends: Volunteered with disabled children, taught art, entertained with facepainting and puppets in 2012 and 2013


DuPage Art League since 2005

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

DuPage Writers since 2013

Honors and Awards

Phi Theta Kappa since 2019

President's Honor Roll from Triton College, 2009


Certificate of MeritPhi Theta KappaPresident's List

Merit Awards

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