BIO
Liz Ingram
Born in Argentina and grew up in New Delhi, Mumbai and Toronto.
For over forty years she taught at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, and is currently Distinguished University Professor Emerita of printmaking and drawing/intermedia.
Her artworks have been exhibited in numerous solo and duo exhibitions, and over 300 group exhibitions in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. She has participated in juried International Biennials and Triennials for many years and has received awards for her prints at juried exhibitions in Canada, Slovenia (Yugoslavia), Poland, Korea, Brazil, Estonia, India and Finland.
She was elected into the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. In 2008 she received the J. Gordin Kaplan Award for Research Excellence at the University of Alberta, in 2009 she was elected into the Royal Society of Canada for her contributions to Canadian culture, in 2011 she was awarded the University Cup (the University’s highest academic honour), and in 2016 she was appointed to the Order of Canada. 


Liz Ingram

RESIDENCIES

Touching Gravity

29.01.2018 to 01.06.2018



We welcome Canadian artist Liz Ingram who will be our new artistic directo, being in residence at Proyecto'ace until May 2018.

Recently awarded with the Order of Merit of the Canadian government and Emeritus Professor of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, Liz will integrate the ace team in the double role of resident artist and artistic director, the latter during the absence of Alicia Candiani, Founding director of Proyecto 'ace who has been named International Randall Chair of Expanded Media at NYSCC, Alfred University in the State of New York in the USA.

We are proud and happy to have an artist and human being of the stature of Liz working with us!


ARTISTIC VISION

The human body and the elemental in nature are recurring sources for Ingram’s art practice, which investigates transitional states between material presence and the ephemeral, and issues relating to the fragility of life and the environment. In an attempt to reawaken an understanding of our fundamental connections with nature, she is currently using images of glistening water and the human body, focusing on a specific lake site in the Alberta boreal forest. With the aid of the printed image, paper and ink, glass, light, shimmering pixels and fabric, she wishes to give the viewer an experience that will tap childhood memories of the sensation of playing in water, and will celebrate the wonder of this endangered and essential substance. Her work represents an attempt to re-awaken our fundamental connections and our oneness with nature, and our awareness of the elemental aspect of water to all life forms.