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Liz Ingram was born in Argentina and grew up in New Delhi, Bombay and Toronto. For over thirty years she has been teaching at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, and is currently Professor in printmaking and drawing/ intermedia. Her art works have been exhibited in over 20 solo and duo exhibitions, and over 200 group exhibitions in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. She has received Awards for her prints at exhibitions in Canada, Slovenia, Korea, Brazil, Estonia, India and Finland. She has been visiting artist at universities in North America and overseas including the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, the Musashino Art University in Tokyo and the University of Applied Sciences in Münster, Germany. The human body and the elemental in nature are recurring sources for her art practice which investigates transitional states between material presence and the ephemeral, and issues relating to the fragility of life and the environment. Her current work focuses on the theme of the healing properties of water and its relationship to the body. She is currently working in various media including etching, photo intaglio, digital media, installation and sound.

Liz Ingram

Department of Art and Design

Department of Art and Design
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada, T6G 2C9
Phone: (780) 492-3261
Fax: (780) 492-7870
lizingra@ualberta.ca
Curriculum Vitae

  • Professor, printmaking and drawing/ intermedia

  • 2010 Awarded AFA/Jubilee Auditorium South major art commission, Calgary, Canada
  • 2009 Awarded a Distinguished University Professorship, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2009 Elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • 2008 J. Gordin Kaplan Award for Excellence in Research, University of Alberta, Canada
  • 2008 Inducted into the City of Edmonton Cultural Hall of Fame, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2006 Teaching Unit Award, University of Alberta, Canada
  • 2006 Faculty of Arts Unit Teaching Award, University of Alberta, Canada
  • 2004 Faculty of Arts Research Excellence Award, University of Alberta, Canada
  • 2004 Salute to Excellence Award, City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • 2003 Awarded commission for large art mural for Edmonton International Airport central hall
  • 2002 McCalla Research Professorship, University of Alberta,
  • 2002 Honorable Mention Award, B.I.M.P.E. International Juried Exhibition, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2001 Honorable Mention Award, Miniprint Finland Exhibition, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, Finland
  • 2001 Printmaking Division designated Centre of Research Excellence, University of Alberta
  • 1999 Honorable Mention Award, Great Canadian Printmaking Competition, Ernst and Young and Canadian Art Magazine, Toronto
  • 1998 Diploma Award, Tallinn International Print Triennial, Tallinn Museum of Art, Estonia
  • 1998 Printmaking Division designated Centre of Research Excellence, University of Alberta
  • 1998 Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (RCA), nominated and elected
  • 1997 Honorable Mention Certificate Award, Bharat Bhavan International Biennial of Prints, Roopankar Museum of Fine Arts, Bhopal, India
  • 1995 Printmaking Division designated Centre of Research Excellence, University of Alberta
  • 1994 Award of Excellence (silver), 8th International Miniature Print Exhibition, Seoul, Korea
  • 1989 Purchase Award, 18th International Biennale of Graphic Art, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
  • 1987 2nd Prize, International Biennale of Graphic Art, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
  • 1985 Honorary Award, Cabo Frio International Print Biennale, Brazil
  • 1981 Purchase Award, International Exhibition of Graphic Art, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
  • 1978 Purchase Award, Graphex 6, Art Gallery of Brant, Ontario, Canada
  • 1978 Award of Merit for Young Professional, Graphex 6, Art Gallery of Brant, Ontario, Canada

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