Natalia Manta is a visual artist living and working in Athens. She studied sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts (2011 – 2017), where she also completed her Master’s in Fine Arts. Manta employs different materials such as metal, clay, light-sensitive chemicals and video projections. She co-operates and interacts with artists spanning the width of the disciplinary spectrum – visual, music, theatre or performance artists. Selected artists who had collaborated in multimedia performances are: the director Thodoris Ambazis, the choreographer Androniki Marathaki and the musicians Jannis Anastasakis, Hayden Chisholm, Sébastien Gramss, Michalis Siganidis, Savina Yannatou, Harris Lambrakis, Evi Filippou. In the period 2017- 2020 she taught sculpture at the
Athens School of Fine Arts in Athens. Her work has been internationally exhibited in various solo and group exhibitions. Selected exhibitions she has participated are: Handmade: On the Social
Dimension of Craft, EMST Athens & Schwarz Foundation, Art Space Pythagorion, Samos, Greece·CONFINEMENTS, Dromokaiteio P.H.A., Athens, Greece, 2022· RESTART, Korean International
Ceramic Biennale, Gyeonggi Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Art, Korea, 2021· Apotropaion, The Sotiris Felios Collection, Athens, Greece, 2021· Her works can be found in private collections.
She has been awarded the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship by ARTWORKS (2022).