Natalie Buske Thomas CV


Purdue University, Ball State University (BA)



Art Collection, List of Titles




Savannah Children’s Book Festival:

Participating coastal author at the 2017 festival in Forsyth Park, Savannah, Georgia; exhibiting Bird Days, Grandpa Smiles, Nana Plays, and Fred

Featured Artist, Autism Awareness benefit:

Blooming Through oil painting for charity auction; Shriners Building, Evansville, Indiana; August 20, 2016

Featured Speaker, University of Wisconsin, RF, Journey House:

University contact page for Journey House; Teresa Ginn or Laura Ramlow at or call 715-425-2391

Dramatic Mom, Midwest Comic Book Convention:

Live Podcast Interview during the convention; Fall ComiCon and SpringCon; October 24, 2015; May 19, 2012; Minnesota Fair Grounds, USA

Artist Alley Host, Minneapolis, Organizer and Public Speaker:

Doctor Who Convention May 29-31, 2015; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Organized and hosted live events, delivered presentations, signed books and art; Live improv with actor Colin Baker (played the 6th Doctor in the BBC series); Hosted YouTube event featuring actress Ellie D Alden (from Harry Potter and Doctor Who)

*2017 June update: This convention project featured on Mental Floss

Cannon River Winery Author Event:

Guest Author; Cannon Falls, Minnesota, USA; February 7, 2015

River Falls Public Library Exhibit:

Art Show and Reception; Oil paintings ‘Irish Angel‘, ‘Savannah Reading in the Butterfly Garden‘ and ‘We are the Angels that He Sends‘; River Falls, Wisconsin, USA; November-December 2014

The Valley Bookseller Book Store:

Book-signing and Presentation; February 15, 2014; Stillwater, Minnesota, USA; Newspaper Article:

Moon Palace Books:

Book-signing and Reading; January 11, 2014; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Book Store Announcement:

Bookends on East Main:

Book-signing and Chat; Menomonie, Wisconsin, USA; November 23, 2013; Book Store Announcement:

Augusta Public Library:

Booktoberfest Guest Author; “Accidental Comedienne” Presentation and Slideshow; Augusta, Wisconsin, USA; September 14, 2013; Library Blog Article:

Hudson Public Library:

Workshops and Presentations; Dramatic Mom Workshop and Demonstration; Workshopping for a Better Life Marketing/Business Lecture; Hudson, Wisconsin, USA; September 21, 2013 and July 23, 2013; Newspaper Article:–art-workshop

River Falls Public Library

Kleinpell Gallery; Art Exhibit “Touched by War”; August 28 through September 23, 2012; Newspaper Article:

CONvergence ‘Wonder Women’

Science Fiction Genre; Displaying Author and Artist; Doubletree Hotel Convention; Minnesota, USA; July 6-7 2012

14 month traveling exhibit EASEL, Experience Art in Libraries:

Juried oil painting Savannah Reading in the Butterfly Garden; Inclusion in the Southern Libraries Visual Artists Print Book; Artist Bios Page:

Director of Dance, Art, and Theater:

Ladybug Arts; Live Events, Stage Theater, Recitals, Music, Indie Film; 2005-2010

Silvertree Entertainment Interview:

New libraries or organizations acquiring Natalie’s books (2016 and later):

Friars Gate Theatre, Co. Limerick; Mallow Library, Co. Cork; Charleville Library, Co. Cork, Ireland

Evansville, Indiana library system and children’s hospital library

Wisconsin e-book program, Wisconsin-wide USA

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