Photo by MIcah E. Wood



Corynne Ostermann is an artist/musician and performer based in Baltimore, MD. She produces paintings, collages, drawings, video work, and the occasional three-dimensional object. She also creates and performs music with her band, Natural Velvet, as the front woman vocalist and bassist, where she is known for her unique voice and aggressive bass playing.

Ostermann was born in the western suburbs of Chicago and attended Interlochen Center for the Arts in Interlochen, MI as a high school student. Ostermann graduated Summa Cum Laude from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2013 with a degree in painting and gender studies. Her band, Natural Velvet, has released four records including their most recent full-length Mirror To Make You, out on Friends Records. They have toured the US extensively, and have been featured in such publications as Elmore Magazine, Bitch Media, and Impose Magazine.