Elizabeth Ingraham

Elizabeth Ingraham

Area of Focus: Art & Art History
BA 1969 Art History, University of Colorado
JD 1973 University of Denver
MFA 1992 Sculpture, University of California Santa Barbara

Research Interests

  • Textiles and material culture
  • Mapping and the construction of a sense of place
  • The integration of the digital (pixels and code) with the digital (the work of the hand)

Recent Exhibitions, Publications and Presentations

  • Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Elizabeth Ingraham: Mapping Nebraska, Nebraska City (Mapping Nebraska is supported by grants from the UNL
  • Research Council, the Arts & Humanities Research Enhancement Program, the Hixson-Lied Foundation and UCARE)
  • International Quilt Study Center and Museum, Stitching as Knowing: Mapping Nebraska with Textiles and Thread (in conjunction with SAQA Showcase, Studio Art Quilts Invitational), Lincoln; presentation online at https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/artfacpub/21
  • Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky, Fantastic Fibers
  • Haydon Art Center, Stitch
  • Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska Now: Elizabeth Ingraham, Fiber
  • Textile Society of America 11th Biennial Symposium (From Plains Space to Cyber Space) Lincoln, Nebraska, Mapping Textile Space: Stitched and Woven Terrains; presentation online at https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/tsaconf/24/
  • Nebraska Summer Research Program, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Developing Creativity: Using Right-Brained Thinking to Compete and Excel in a Left-Brained World
  • Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Assembling a Creativity Toolkit
Mapping Nebraska at the Haydon Art Center
Mapping Nebraska at the Haydon Art Center
Mapping Nebraska Travels
Mapping Nebraska Travels
Resilience (from the Skins Series)
Resilience (from the Skins Series)


Visual Literacy: Speculative Drawing
Perceptual Drawing and Analysis and Composition Creativity 101
Independent Study in Fibers
Mixed Media and Drawing

Honors and Awards

National Science Foundation, Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grant, Integrated Computational and Creative Thinking (IC2Think) Pathway to Interdisciplinary Research Centers Program Grant, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Center for Computational Creativity at UNL Thatcher Hoffman Smith Award for Creativity Annis Chaikin Sorensen Award for Distinguished Teaching in the Humanities La MaMa ETC Project Grant for SKINS (mainstage multimedia performance) Institute of Teaching and Learning Initiative Teaching Fellow Award Nebraska Arts Council Distinguished Achievement Award