Natalie McLaurin (b. 1982, Knoxville, TN) is the daughter of a logger and an architect/knitter. She has a Bachelors in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute. Hired for a 2 month stint as an art preparator for Prospect 1 in 2008, McLaurin fell victim to the charm of New Orleans. She moved permanently to the city in Fall 2009 and soon after joined Antenna Gallery. McLaurin is a founding member of the artist group T-lot and a board member of Press Street.