Natalia graduated from Muhina's Academy of High and Industrial Arts in Saint-Petersburg as a fine artist.

She received many awards and prizes from the Ministry of Culture of the USSR and other State organisations.

A highlight of her early career was a very prestigious CK VLKSM award for the picture "Young scientists of Novosibirsk Academic Town".

She was a regular contributor to all-union republican, regional and solo exhibitions held in the USSR and Russia.
She took part in exhibitions in Great Britain , Europe and the USA . Recent contributions include an exhibition at NOW-Gallery, USA , the International SOHO Art Competition, New-York, and others.

She also completed several large scale works; for example mosaics for several New Subway Stations in Novosibirsk , (3rd City in Russia ) as well as a series of pictures for the interiors of public buildings and private collections.
Her works can be found in museums and private collections of Russia as well as Great Britain, Germany, France, United States, Canada, Japan etc.