Natasha Carovska was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, to Macedonian parents who originated from Kukurecani (Bitola), Macedonia. Natasha is currently a full time student at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, CA, majoring in Digital Media with a focus on film. Natasha also works, part time, as a teacher’s assistant and tutor. She hopes to one day become a concept and visual effects artist and even a full time director. She has won many awards, which include 1st place for the 31st Congressional District Competition. Her painting titled “The Life of My Community” was exhibited in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. for one year. Natasha has also placed first in the regional and national Latino Art Beat Competition to which she received a scholarship to The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and has also placed first Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s Latino Heritage Month competition. She has received both a Duane Hagen Scholarship and The Christa McAuliffe Scholarship, both which celebrate young and aspiring artists and promote the arts.
Natasha has exhibited in various shows and exhibitions such as “Sacred Memories: Cross Cultural Celebrations of the Dead” located in Downtown Los Angeles as well as in the Gabba Gallery for their collage exhibition titled “Kool Layed”. She has also had her work featured in the Painted Monkey and on the cover of Xtra News. In the summer of 2013, Natasha was given the opportunity to work on a commercial where she conceptualized and styled the fashion and wardrobe to be used in the piece. Natasha’s main dream and goal is to conceptualize, script and direct her own Macedonian film telling her family’s story.