From the River

Where Are They Now?

The Daily Palette often features art from the Graduate Archive to celebrate exemplary work by students who have earned advanced degrees in studio art from the University of Iowa. "Where Are They Now?" gives us the exciting opportunity to catch up with some of these artists, to find out what they have been up to since leaving school and to feature their more contemporary work! Look for links to their previous appearance on The Daily Palette below.


INGRID HARPER
From the River, Acrylic on canvas, 16" x 24", 2016

After earning her MFA from the University of Iowa in 1983 Ingrid Harper went on to teach life drawing and design at the University of Georgia, Kennesaw Campus, in Atlanta for  four years. In 1987, she and her husband moved to Portland, Oregon,  where they raised their family. They still live in Portland and daily enjoy the company of their three young granddaughters. From 1992–96 Ingrid taught painting at Portland Community College, Sylvania campus. For the last fifteen years she has been teaching art classes for all ages in her studio at home. You can see some of the students' work on her website, linked below. In 2015, Ingrid designed a second home in southern Washington overlooking mountains and the Klickitat River, one of the last untamed rivers in the Northwest.

In her own words

Drawing and painting has become a way of life for me. I am in awe of nature's endless variety.

Earlier appearance on The Daily Palette

Ingrid Harper online

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