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.

Contact: Ingabragadottir96@gmail.com 

Education 

 

2020     Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, MD       

             BFA Fiber 

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

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.

Awards

 

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

Work Experience 

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.

 

Skills

 

   Weaving 

   Sewing/Construction 

   Surface Pattern design 

   Digital repeat pattern designs 

   Photoshop/InDesign