Inga Bragadottir (b. 1996, Washington, D.C.) is a fiber based artist with an emphasis on materiality and experimentation. She received her BFA in Fiber, with honors, from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2020. Her work spans from performance to photography, textile and sculpture and often explores identity and the body in relation to its environment.
2020 Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, MD
2020 Landscape Portrait, Maryland Institute College of Art, Virtual Exhibition, Baltimore, MD
Juried Fiber Show, Maryland Institute College of Art, Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2019 Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Meyerhof Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Carved and Composed: An Exhibition of Sculpture and Photography, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL
Sign Language: Breaking Down Behavior, Maryland Institute College of Art, Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Curated in collaboration with Elizabeth Cosgrove, Haven D'Anglis, Katrina Davis, Katherine Shark: Sustainable Practices: an Exploration of Sustainable Resources and Practice in Fiber and Sculpture, Maryland Institute College of Art, Main 0 Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2018 Wallmountables, DC Arts Center, Washington, D.C.
2019 Merit Award Winner, Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Dean’s List, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2016 Creative Scholarship Award, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2014 Humanities and Arts Scholar Award, Thomas S. Wootton High School, Rockville, MD
Curatorial Intern, GW Textile Museum, Washington, D.C. Aug 2020-Present
Researched and assembled object lists and artist files for museum
acquisition purposes. Supported Curator of Contemporary Art
in programming efforts.
Studio Intern, Textile Arts Center Brooklyn, NY June- August 2019
Assisted Studio Manager in daily operations and maintenance of studio
space. Managed stock inventory for studio and class use. Organized
dye kitchen for optimal workflow. Performed maintenance on equipment
such as looms and sewing machines.
Gallery Intern, VisArts Rockville, MD August 2013- June 2014
Served as art handler and installer for exhibiting artists. Designed gallery
handouts and supplemental material using Adobe InDesign. Cataloged
exhibiting artists information for gallery archival records. Curated emerging
artists showcase which became the annual “Next-Gen" exhibition.
Surface Pattern design
Digital repeat pattern designs