Bird of Paradise
  • Object Name: print
  • Artist: Ingram, Liz (Canadian, born Argentina, 1949)
  • Date Made: 1985
  • Culture/Nationality: Canadian
  • Materials: ink on paper; etching
  • Edition Number: 2/10
  • Measurements: image: 95.2 x 118.3 cm; frame: 116.1 x 139.5 cm
  • Credit Line: University Collections Capital Budget
  • Accession No.: 1985.56.1

Additional Information

Artist Biography

Ingram, Liz (Canadian, born Argentina, 1949)
Liz Ingram was born in Argentina and grew up in New Delhi, Mumbai and Toronto. She is Professor in Printmaking at the University of Alberta. She has 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 and has received awards at exhibitions in Canada, Slovenia, Korea, Brazil, Estonia, India and Finland. In 2008 she received the University of Alberta J. Gordon Kaplan Award for Research Excellence. She has been visiting artist at many universities including the Tokyo National University, Musashino University, Tokyo and the University of Applied Sciences in M√ľnster, Germany. The human body and the elemental in nature are recurring subjects for her art practice. Four prints from her 1996 donation have been certified as Canadian Cultural Property as being of 'outstanding significance and national importance'.

Honours BA in Fine Arts, York University,1972
MVA, University of Alberta, 1975