Biography

Born in Calgary in 1964, Inglis has lived in Ontario, Manitoba as well as in the U.S.,  returning to Calgary in 1989 to attend the Alberta College of Art (now Alberta University of the Arts) where she graduated from the Faculty of Painting with distinction in 1994.  While attending the art college, she was the recipient of the Louise McKinney Scholarship, the Board of Governors’ Award, the Joyce & Owen Hughes Memorial Bursary.

During her final year at ACA (1994), she and fellow classmates had growing concerns about losing the valuable community that was established in the 4th year painting studios. As a result, they formed the Untitled Art Society which still exists today as a studio co-op and exhibition space, The Bows. Other community involvement includes a five year stint on the board of the New Gallery, the development of local pop up exhibition spaces with fellow art pals as well as contributing to public art in Calgary via guerilla style yarn-bombing.

She has experimented in fibre arts, painting and photography, with the primary focus being on processed based work using repurposed paper of varying sorts. She is currently exploring ways to repurpose the stacks of watercolour paintings amassed in her studio over the years.  Inglis work has been exhibited throughout Alberta and nationally and is in private collections as well as at the Art Gallery of Alberta and the Alberta Foundation of the Arts. Her work was also included in “Made in Calgary:  The 1990s” at the Glenbow Museum.