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Fernanda Maria Maddalena Natale

Fernanda Maria Maddalena Natale, American conservator, artist. Recipient 1st prize, San Diego Art Critics, 1995; grantee, South Dakota Art Alliance, 2001.


  • Natale, Fernanda Maria Maddalena was born on March 21, 1951 in Pietramelara, Caserta, Italy. Daughter of Pasquale and Anna Gina Natale.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Raggioneria, Teano, Italy, 1968.


    • Conservator/ restoration of history landmark House of Hospitality of Balboa Park, San Diego, 1996—1997. Conservator The Wanda Gag House, New Ulm, Minnesota, 1997—1998. Artisan and restoration Minnesota Masonic Home, Minneapolis, 1998.

      Artist of classically inspired realism Fernanda's Studio, Watertown, South Dakota, since 1995. Co-owner, founder and director of exhibits and hospitality Signature Art Gallery, since 2001. Conservator of oil painting and canvas First Dawson Convenant Church, Dawson, Minnesota, since 2003.

      Organizational director and member Valley Center Art Association, Valley Center, California, 1992—1995. Co-founder The South Dakota North-East Artists Association, Watertown, South Dakota, since 1996. Teacher and director Artist Network Workshop, Watertown, South Dakota, since 2000.


    • Exhibitions include Signature Gallery, exhibited in group shows at Collection of Works Show, exhibitions include Park Bench, South Dakota Made, Contemporary Women, Classic Art.


    Party affiliation: Independent



    Travel, cultural events.


    • Married Robert Carl Hertz, June 13, 1972 (div. July 13, 2001); children: Angela Marie Phalen, Diana Marie Hertz, Carla Marie Hertz, Robert William Hertz, Tanya Marie Hertz.
    • father: Pasquale Natale
    • mother: Anna Gina Natale
    • spouse: Robert Carl Hertz
    • children: Angela Marie Phalen Natale
    • Diana Marie Hertz Natale
    • Carla Marie Hertz Natale
    • Robert William Hertz Natale
    • Tanya Marie Hertz Natale
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    Born March 21, 1951
    (age 65)
    • 1968
    • 1995
      artist, of classically inspired realism Fernanda's Studio
      Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1996 - 1997
      Conservator/ restoration of history landmark House of Hospitality of Balboa Park
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1997 - 1998
      conservator The Wanda Gag House
      New Ulm, Minnesota, United States
    • 1998
      artisan and restoration Minnesota Masonic Home
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 2003
      conservator of oil painting and canvas First Dawson Convenant Church
      Dawson, Pennsylvania, United States