ABOUT THE CCO
Born and raised in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and suburbs of Minnesota, Natalie Breitung was exposed to the vast arts and culture of the Midwest. In her youth and through high school she showed interest and talent in the arts; painting, drawing and creating things in all different mediums. Following high school, she was fortunate to attend the prestigious Minneapolis College of Art and Design where she was formally trained, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Media Arts (film, video and photography) and minoring in Graphic Design. Following college, Natalie became a commercial photographer in Minneapolis, owning her own studio in the Minneapolis Warehouse District where she photographed everything from portraits to fashion photography. Natalie also worked for a local publication, City Pages, as a documentary photographer.
While in her mid-twenties, Natalie felt a calling to serve her country in the USAF for a 4-year tour in pursuit of a pilot slot. During this time she was able to experience life and art in a variety of other countries around the world. Natalie returned to Minnesota, married, raised her family, all while continuing her love of photography. In her early thirties, Natalie pursued her interest in commercial graphic design and web design and worked for a number of large corporations in the Twin Cities as a consultant and design engineer. In 2006, Natalie started her own business Orange Cloud Creative that she still runs today, serving clients across the U.S. utilizing her broad skill set and talents.
In the fall of 2014 Natalie made a life change and moved to one of her favorite places in the U.S., Steamboat Springs,Colorado where she hopes to stay and expand the use of her artistic talents.