30. INGRID CALAME "ee-ah-dowewa-eehh!", 2002
Enamel Paint on Aluminum
24" x 24"
Courtesy of the artist and Miles McEnery Gallery
Ingrid Calame is a contemporary abstract artist known for tracing stains and markings in her environment and layering them into complex abstractions. Calame was born in the Bronx, and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. Calame had a mid-career retrospective at the Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland in 2011. She has had solo exhibitions at museums such as the Kunstverein Hannover, Germany, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, and Savannah College of Art and Design Museum. Her work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, NY, the Whitney Museum, NY, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland. She earned her BFA from State University in New York at Purchase and an MFA in art and film at California Institute of the Arts.