Natasha Heines received her M.F.A. in studio art/textiles at IU in 2015, and was the recipient of the School of Fine Arts Tanner Fellowship and the Friends of Art Award. She has studied abroad in the UK and Japan. As a graduate student, she served as the assistant for the Textiles department and as an associate instructor for Studio Art for Non-Majors. She also works at the costume studio of the IU Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance.