Ms. Ingraham has taught in a wide variety of teaching environments in both academia and in privately organized workshops since 1972. She taught as Visiting Assistant Professor at Stephens College and Bowdoin College, and as a Charles B. Shaw Award recipient, a teaching fellowship at Brooklyn College. She also taught at Maine College of Art, The International School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture in Italy, and Hyde School. Many of her students have emerged successful in their careers by developing businesses, gaining gallery representation, and being awarded scholarship for study and entrance into undergraduate and graduate programs. Ingraham has received numerous awards, grants, fellowships and painted at various artist’s residencies devoting herself to rigorous painting schedules for prolonged periods of time. She is currently writing The Oil Painter’s Handbook: Palettes, Process, Language featuring It’s on the Palette:© her originally designed process of teaching color theory in paint. She has studied with painters Lennart Anderson, Daniel Greene, Paul Gianfagna, Marjorie Portnow, Barbara Grossman and Hugh Odonnell. Her interest in painting history was largely informed by her study with art historians Michael Mallery and Jack Flam.
Ingraham has developed her own teaching approach, It’s on the Palette©™ for the painter who wants a beginning practical guide in learning color theory in paint. She teaches the language of color and painting processes while guiding the student in his or her study of Master Paintings. The process of building an oil painting is investigated with attention paid to paint application, surface and composition. Reviews of work are offered as well. Classes and workshops are no longer available.
Please contact the artist for more information. 703-463-6043