in 1992 graduated from Moscow State Pedagogical University, Art faculty.
1999 - solo-exhibition 'Other Shores» gallery «Varshavka» Moscow
1999 - took part in the watercolor exhibitions "Karadag", "Light of Watercolours"
2002- took part in the exhibition "Malta through the eyes of Russians"
that was hold by Maltese Embassy in Moscow in the Peoples Friendship House at Vozdvizhenka. Moscow
2003 - solo exhibition in the United Arab Emirats (Dubai)
2004- took part in the Art Salon in the Central House of Artists in Moscow
2005- Solo-exhibition «Azzuro» at the «Art-Trophy» gallery
2006 - took part in the Charity Auction"Operation HOPE"
2006 - took part in the International Art Fair of the Contemporary Art 2006 in Shanghai (China)
-solo exposition at the XIX Art Salon at the Central House of Artists Moscow
-awarded by Daniel Smith Prize at the International Watercolour Exhibitions at Fabriano (Italy), waterlolor displayed at International Waterlolor Museum.
-I International Watercolor Exhibition «Freedom of Self Expression» Budapest (Hungary)
-Taiwan World Watercolor Competition& Exhibition
-International Watercolor Festival Cum Plein Air «Peace & Tranqility through watercolor» Kathmandu (Nepal)
-II Tirana Intrnational Watercolor Biennale in Albania
-II IWS India Biennale «Harmony through watercolor»
-International Watercolour Festival of IWS Chech Republic
2015-17 took part at Moscow Printmarket «Taste of Paper»
From 1998 - Member of the International Watercolour Federation
From 2001 - Member of the International Federation of Artists & National Artist’s Union of Russia Department graphic section
2017 Associate Member of International Watercolor Society IWS Globe
Today Natalia Ushakova paints watercolors, acrylic and works in different graphic techniques.