Natalie d'Arbeloff is a British and American artist, cartoonist, humorist, writer and teacher. She was born in Paris of Russian and French parentage and raised in South America, the United States and Europe - settling in London in the mid-sixties.A printmaker by profession, d'Arbeloff was an early theorist and practitioner of the bookwork or artist's book. Her paintings and artist's books have been exhibited internationally, and are in private and public collections including - Rijksmuseum Meermanno Westreenianum, The Hague; National Art Library at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Library of Congress, Washington, DC and many rare book collections in American and European universities.Originally printed as small press publications, her work featuring fictional alter-ego character Augustine has developed through internet forms - the webcomic and blogosphere. In 2007 d'Arbeloff published the first of her series of web-based strip cartoons The God Interviews as a full colour paperback comic book. She was joint recipient of The Guardian's 2007 inaugural Mary Stott competition prize which included editing the newspaper's women's pages for one week in June 2008.