Inga Adda is a fiber based artist with an emphasis on materiality and experimentation. She received her BFA in Fiber 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.

b. 1996, Washington, DC

Inga.adda.studio@gmail.com

Lives and works in Maryland

Education 

 

2020     Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD       

             BFA Fiber 

Exhibitions

2022     NextGen 9.0, VisArts, Rockville, MD

2021     Meridian Prologue, Current Space, Baltimore, MD

2020     Lands Untethered, Aerogramme Arts Center, Virtual Exhibition 

2020     Landscape Portrait, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2020     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

2019     Carved and Composed: An Exhibition of Sculpture and Photography, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL

2019     Sign Language: Breaking Down Behavior, Maryland Institute College of Art, Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2018     Wallmountables, DC Arts Center, Washington, D.C.

Awards & Grants

 

2021     Cultivate Project Grant, Cultivate Projects, Kensington, MD

2020     F.E.A.S.T. Grant Finalist, Visarts, Rockville, MD

2019     Merit Award Winner, Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2019     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

Residencies

2022    Icelandic Textile Center, Blönduós, Iceland

2022    La Baldi Residency, Montegiovi, Italy

Interviews and Talks

2021     More-than-Human Media Architecture Biennale, Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia 

2021     Cultivate Investigations Artist Talk, Cultivate Projects, Kensington, MD

2020     A Guide to Art, Activism, & Culture (Podcast), The Aerogramme Center for Arts and Culture, Ep.3 "By Thread, I Walk" 

2020     December 2020 Artist Interview, Inga Bragadottir, Phoenix-Gallery Artist Collective

                                                 

Work Experience 

Marketing Coordinator, JRACraft, Chevy Chase, MD                                         March 2022 - Present

Communications and Events Assistant, JRACraft, Chevy Chase, MD                April 2021 - December 2021

Curatorial Intern, GW Textile Museum, Washington, D.C.                                  August 2020 - August 2021

Studio Intern, Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY                                                   June 2019 - August 2019                          

Gallery Intern, VisArts, Rockville, MD                                                                     August 2013 - June 2014