Ingrid grew up in London, a Swedish father (the origin of her Scandinavian name), and travels to Scotland in childhood paved the way for her move there in the mid nineties. For the last twenty years Ingrid have been based in Edinburgh, exhibiting locally and in England.
"My work is mainly figurative, although I am also always interested in mark-making for it's own sake, using print, rollers, drawing and painting with brushes, palette knife and cardboard. Most of the time however, the face is the starting point, either real or imagined - I love portraiture and the challenge that it presents to an artist. Not just to capture a likeness or mimic life but to suggest a character and a story behind the lines…"