Studio 7

Artist: Natalie Bugarski
Studio: Sunset Studio
Address: 938 Sunset Dr. Gallatin, TN 37066
(Near East Main St. Historic District; NOT the Sunset Dr. off Cages Bend Rd.)
Natalie Bugarski is a local middle school art teacher and artist. She works in the public school system but also owns her own art studio called Sunset Studio where she teaches classes and private lessons to ages 10+. Painting is her favorite medium but she loves to experiment with different art forms. She mainly enjoys replicating the text and imagery on food products but also finds inspiration in nature and historical art movements.
                              Patty Vaca —–Painting
Patty Vaca was born in Mexico City, Mexico. She is the third youngest of nine
siblings, and her family received legal immigration status to Southern California
in 1962. It was here that she received most of her education, attending Orange
Coast College, California State University Long Beach and Otis Parsons Art
School in Los Angeles.
Patty is a wildlife, still life and portraits artist with a passion to the freedom and
creativity of which focuses in realism and wildlife images including a wide range
of animals (some “whimsical” ) to flowers and hispanic cultural portraits.
Patty is a versatile artist whose range from the finest drawings to the broader
love of painting, a passionate pursuit of excellence inspiration from her God
committed life and the mobility and beauty in nature and ability to capture the
beauty of self expression through music.
Patty has garnered multiple awards and gallery showings at the Costa Mesa Art
Gallery, Long Beach Association, Inc. and Chromatic Art showing: Interpretation
by 20 artists on the theme “World of Dreamers”.
Patty, now a retired school teacher, has three grown children and 10
grandchildren and lives in Hendersonville, TN with her husband.