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EDUCATION

2000 Certificate in Public Art & Design, Bellevue Community College Art-Zones, Bellevue, WA

1990 MFA Sculpture, University of Washington, Seattle

1983 BFA Magna Cum Laude, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle

1975 Studies, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

1966 Graduate Studies in Microbiology, Yale University, New Haven, CT

1965 BA Biology, Reed College, Portland, OR

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PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS / COLLECTIONS

2013

Light Boxes, an installation for Storefronts Seattle, Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Shunpike, Seattle, WA.

Galaxy/Shimmering Reflections, kinetic installation for Acclimatized: Heaven and Earth 5, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition at Carkeek Park, Center on Contemporary Art, in collaboration with the Carkeek Advisory Council, the Associated Recreational Council, and Seattle Parks and Recreation. Project supported in part by an award from 4Culture.

2012

Finalist, Public Art Commission, District of Maple Ridge, B.C., Canada.

Carousel, installation, Seattle's Waterfront Park, Art Interruptions, the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs' summer initiative, 2012.

Vine, 2012. Art Outside XIII, 2011. Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Port Angeles, WA.

Forest (2007-2012), Tashiro Kaplan Corridor Gallery, TK Studios, Seattle, WA.

2011

Aperture, Art Outside XII, 2011. Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Port Angeles, WA.

Notebook, The Sketchbook Project, art house co-op. Brooklyn NY. Traveling national exhibition.

2010

Feeling Flight, kinetic installation for Heaven and Earth II, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition at Carkeek Park, Center on Contemporary Art, in collaboration with the Carkeek Advisory Council, the Associated Recreational Council, and Seattle Parks and Recreation.

Forget, neon art installation in Storefronts Seattle, Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Shunpike.

2009

Curator, ArtSparks Westlake Park Public Art Initiative, City of Seattle Parks and Recreation Department, City of Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, and 4Culture.

2008

Please Lie, STart on Broadway: neon installation, Sound Transit.

Finalist, 4Culture, Brightwater Environmental/Education Community Center.

Endless Flower, Art Outside, 2008. Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Port Angeles, WA. Curator: Jake Seniuk.

2006

Les Gove Community Campus, integrated public artwork and landscape treatment for the campus entrance, City of Auburn, Auburn, WA.

Rocksuit, Art Outside, 2006. Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Port Angeles, WA. Curator: Jake Seniuk.

2005

Chandelier, NW Film Forum, Theater lobby, Seattle.

Hisselly Songs of an American Robin, Art Outside, 2005. PAFAC. Curator: Jake Seniuk.

2004

Proposal #350480, International World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition, Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, NY, NY.

Projection (pyramid), Art Outside, 2004. PAFAC, Port Angeles, WA. Curator: Jake Seniuk.

2003

Cairns, Convention Center Station, Sound Transit Light Rail, Tacoma, WA.

Chandelier, The Little Theater, NW Film Forum, Seattle.

The Elwood Collection, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

2002

9/11 Memorial, created for the Community Partners of Bellevue, Fabricated and installed by volunteers with in kind donations with support from the City of Bellevue, Bellevue Parks Department, Bellevue Arts Commission, and Bellevue Community College.

DO NOT/REMEMBER, installation of neon signs for the storefront windows of the former Woolworth Building, City of Tacoma's Commencement Gallery, Tacoma.

2001

Native Species of the Slough, Mercer Slough Bus Shelter, joint Studio Project, Public Art & Design Program, BCC Art-Zones & Bellevue Arts Commission, Bellevue, WA.

1997

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC (Modern & Contemporary Collection).

1996

University Hospital Collection, Internal Medicine Clinic, UW, Seattle.

1980

Boundary, Cedar Hills Alcoholic Treatment Center. KCAC 1% for Art.

1979

Persona, Harborview Medical Center Portable Collection, Seattle, KCAC 1% for Art.

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AWARDS

2013

2013 Art Projects Award, 4Culture, Seattle, WA.

2007

Career Achievement Award, Ashtabula High School, Ashtabula, OH.

2003

Tacoma Arts Commission Award for Sound Transit's art program for all artworks at Tacoma Link light rail stations, Tacoma, WA (6 artworks/6 artists).

1999

King County Special Projects Grant, Here and There (20 installations/10 artists), Center on Contemporary Art and ten public sites, Seattle.

1998

Five Sites — The Sand Point Installation Program, 1998–99, finalist, SAC, Seattle.

1997

Seattle Artists Program, Interdisciplinary award for new work, S.A.C., Seattle.

1996

CoCA Artist's Project Room Grant, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle.

1993

First Place, Betty Bowen Memorial Award, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle.

1990

Award, Sculpture, Bellevue Art Museum, Pacific Arts and Crafts, Bellevue, WA.

1984

Award, Sculpture, Mercer Island Visual Arts League Summer Festival, Juror: Ray Jensen.

1981

Mark Tobey Scholarship Award, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle.

1980

Mark Tobey Scholarship Award, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle.

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SOLO & INSTALLATION EXHIBITIONS

2014–15

Installation, ArtsWest, Seattle, WA. Juried by Gail Gibson, Susie J. Lee, and Matthew Offenbacher

2013

Galaxy M81, in Unframed: Five Artists at a project space, A Project Space, an Associated Program of Shunpike, Seattle, WA. Juried by Sally Schuh.

2012

Aquatic Interactome, 2012 CoCA Annual Exhibition, CoCA Georgetown Gallery, Seattle, WA. Juried by M.K. Guth.

After Dinner Party, Tashiro Kaplan Corridor Gallery, Seattle.

2011

Squeeze 2011, Interactive sculpture/installation with video performance, Dual, the Private Life of Sculpture, Traver Gallery Seattle. Scheduled in conjunction with the 2011 SNAG (Society of North America Goldsmiths) conference. Curator Catherine Grisez.

2010

Sonogram: Hisselly Song of an American Robin, 2007-2009, Resident Alien, CoCA, Seattle, WA. Curator David Francis. Catalog.

2009

Seeing sound, Earth Day Exhibition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle.

2005

Squeeze, Interactive neoprene installation with video, SKIN, Barefoot Studios, Tacoma, WA.

2003

Why, installation of neon signs, Cosmopolitan Building storefront windows, Tacoma, WA.

1999

HEAVY/light, Interactive installation and video, Fisher Gallery, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle.

Mosaic, in Here and There, CoCA & Cleveland High School. LAND/USE/ACTION, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle. Projects with components in the Seattle community & CoCA.

1998

Refuge II, in METALCRAFT, Western Gallery, WWU, Bellingham, WA. Curator: Carole Fuller. Catalog.

Refuge II, in METALCRAFT, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID. Curator: Carole Fuller. Catalog.

Water Thinking, in Springs Eternal: Artists Reflections, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle. Curator: Barbara Brady.

1997

Refuge, in Objects in Hangar 2, Seattle Arts Commission Exhibition, former Sand Point Naval Station, Seattle. Curator: Sean Elwood, SAC.

1996

The Detritus of Anxiety, The Project Room, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle.

Footprints in the Vacuum, FUEL Gallery, Seattle. Curators: E. Carlson, I. Lahti, H. Sanderson, and R. Tomlinson. OK Girls Project.

Footprints in the Vacuum, Oregon School of arts and Crafts, Portland, OR. Curators: E. Carlson, I. Lahti, H. Sanderson, and R. Tomlinson. OK Girls Project.

1995

Shelter & Shadow, RAW SPACE, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1994

Oneric Shelter, (Part one of Back & Forth), FUEL Gallery, Seattle.

Hideout, (Part two of Back & Forth), in THE BRIDGE, Peter Kirk Gallery, Kirkland, WA. Curator: Susan Purves.

1993

HOT/COLD, in The Good, the Bad, and the Other, Wonderful World of Art, Seattle. Curators: E. Carlson, I. Lahti, H. Sanderson, R. Tomlinson, 1993. OK GIRLS project.

REPRESSION, King County Arts Commission Gallery, Smith Tower, Seattle.

1991

WET/DRY, in COUNTER/positions, paired installations, O.K. Gallery, O.K. Hotel, Seattle. Curators: I. Lahti, H. Sanderson, R. M. Tomlinson, 1991. OK GIRLS project.

1986

FEAR, in Underground Seattle, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle. Curator: Larry Reid.

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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (sculpture and prints)

2013

Free Fall, Island to Island, in ALJOYA MERCER ISLAND, Mercer Island, WA. Juried by Kelly Lyles and June Sekiguchi.

2010

Sonogram, Resident Alien, CoCA Ballard, Seattle, WA. March 11–April 3.

2008

Artist Trust Art Auction and Exhibition, Fisher Pavillion, Seattle.

2007

The Seed, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Port Angeles, WA.

The Big Bang Birthday Bash, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle.

2006

Artist Trust Art Auction and Exhibition, Consolidated Artworks, Seattle.

2004

Artist Trust Art Auction and Exhibition, Consolidated Artworks, Seattle.

2002

Best of Show Category, Bellevue Art Museum Annual Art Auction, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA.

Artist Trust Art Auction and Exhibition, Bank of America Gallery, Seattle.

Museum of Northwest Art's Annual Art Auction, La Connor, Wa.

2001

DeBASHery, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle.

Bellevue Art Museum Annual Art Auction, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA. Juried by Michael Klein, Ellie Sprague, Judith Kindler, and Billy Howard.

2000

Betty Bowen Award 20th Anniversary Exhibition, WA State Convention Center, Seattle.

The Elwood Collection, Bank of America Gallery, Seattle.

Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle Juror: Mike Bidlo.

1997

Works from the Other Side, SWCA Members, ArtSpace Gallery, Seattle.

1995

Virtuosity: The Juried Exhibition CD, VIRTUosity Art Fair, Art Communication Itnl, Park Avenue Armory, NY, NY. Ivan Karp, Allan Stone and Jeffrey Hoffeld, Executive Jurors.

New Places — New Faces, Arcade Gallery, AT&T Gateway Tower, Seattle Curator: Yvonne Banks.

This?, in To Give, To Send, To Receive, Senawati Gallery, Ubud, Bali. Curator: M. De Joly.

1994

In Memoriam: Cradle/Coffin with Closed Shutters, WWA Studio Artists Group Show, Wonderful World of Art, Seattle.

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SELECTED COLLABORATIONS

2005

SKIN/SQUEEZE/SUBCUTANEOUS, interdisciplinary project: 3-D interactive sculpture, video performance, and digital prints, accompanied by dance theatre exhibition/performance event. With Harriet Sanderson, Paul and Josephine Zmolek at Barefoot Studios, Tacoma WA.

2004

9/11 Memorial, video of 9/11 Memorial sculpture (2002). Directed and edited by Leo Daedalus. Filmed by Lars Larson and Peter J. Vogt. Piano score: Für Alina, Arvo Pärt, 1976, Universal Editions. Pianist: Robert Eisenman. Produced by Ingrid Lahti.

2003

Lead Artist, Proposal #350480, International World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition, Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, New York, NY. With H. Sanderson, landscape designer; M. Millett, Seattle, architect; and P. Marks, evolutionary biologist, Cornell University.

2002

9/11 Memorial for the Community Partners. Supported by the City of Bellevue and the Bellevue Arts Commission. Created with volunteers and in kind donations from community businesses.

2001

Native Species of the Slough, Mercer Slough Bus Shelter, Studio Project, Public Art and Design Program, BCC Art-Zones and Bellevue Arts Commission, Bellevue, WA.

1999

Here and There (20 installations/10 artists), LAND/USE/ACTION, Center on Contemporary Art and ten public sites, Seattle.

1996

Footprints in the Vacuum, Hoffman Gallery, OSAC, Portland, OR and FUEL Gallery, Seattle. Curators: E. Carlson, I. Lahti, H. Sanderson, and R. Tomlinson. Soundtrack composed and produced by Leo Daedalus.

1994

A Book of Ours, Group Print Portfolio with the Seattle Women's Caucus for Art, Seattle.

1993

Videotape companion to The Good, the Bad, and the Other, produced and directed with H. Sanderson, and R. Tomlinson.

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VIDEO SCREENINGS

2004

9/11 Memorial, video of 9/11 Memorial sculpture (2002). Directed and edited by Leo Daedalus. Filmed by Lars Larson and Peter J. Vogt. Piano score: Für Alina, Arvo Pärt, 1976, Universal Editions. Pianist: Robert Eisenman. Produced by Ingrid Lahti.

2002

Refuge, Seattle Cine-Visions, Seattle Arts Commission & The Seattle Channel, Robin Oppenheimer, Program Producer. With videographer Leo Daedalus. Documentary video of Refuge installation (1997). Produced by Ingrid Lahti.

Essays, 1999, City of Tacoma's Commencement Art Gallery Video Room, Tacoma, WA. Conceived, videotaped and produced by Ingrid Lahti. Edited at Hansek AV.

2000

32 feet per second per second: Chandelier Falling, BAM Film and Video Festival, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA. Jurors: Brian Wallace and Joel Bachar. Conceived, videotaped and produced by Ingrid Lahti. Edited at Hansek AV.

Refuge, ARTS II, TV Sea, ongoing airing of projects funded by the SAC. (Re: Refuge installation, 1997.)

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SELECTED PRESS: articles, reviews, books, media

Seniuk, Jake. "Art Outside Season XII," On Center, Port Angeles, WA, 2012.

Clemans, Gayle. "Mercer Island artist Ingrid Lahti put 9/11 feelings into form," Seattle Times online, September 10, 2011. Photo.

Teagarden, Rebecca. "Seattle artist Judith Kindler surrounds herself with creativity": feature photo, full article; Seattle Times online, December 4, 2010. Photo.

Davison, Dave R. "Know your public art: Ingrid Lahti’s ‘Cairns’", Tacoma Weekly online, October 12, 2010. Photo.

"Q&A with Storefronts installation artist Ingrid Lahti," Storefronts Seattle blog, Sept. 22, 2010. Color Photo.

"Creators 'Walk the Talk' with show of public art", Auburn Reporter, October 1, 2009.

Walk the Talk, Public Art in Auburn, Artist panel discussion, Sept. 24, 2009. City of Auburn, Auburn Arts Commission and 4Culture. Video.

Whale, Robert. "City to celebrate art panel's silver anniversary with public art collection", Auburn Reporter, Sept. 1, 2009.

Campanario, Gabriel. "City parks host unexpected art", Seattle Times, August 15, 2009. Sketch.

Hackett, Regina. "NW glass art outside the Seattle glass mainstream," Art To Go blog, Seattle Post-Intelligencer online, Nov. 24, 2008. Photos.

Vroom, Steve. "A eulogy for doomed architecture," Capitol Hill Times, Sept. 20, 2008.

30th Anniversary Betty Bowen Memorial Award Catalogue, Marquand Press, Seattle Art Museum, 2009. Photo.

Seniuk, Jake. "Art Outside Season IX," On Center, Vol. XX, No. 4, Port Angeles, WA, 2008.

Seniuk, Jake. "The Seeds of Creativity," On Center, Vol. XIX, No. 6, Port Angeles, WA, 2008.

Alumni Hall of Fame 2007, Ashtabula Star Beacon, Sept. 3, 2007. Photo.

"Cairns — Ingrid Lahti (2003)," Sound Transit website entry, 2006 Photo.

True, Kathryn. "In tune with art and nature in Port Angeles," Seattle Times, March 30, 2006. Photo.

Graves, Jen. "Dance project honors body," The News Tribune, Tacoma, WA, Nov. 6, 2005. Photo.

Clayton, Alex. "'Naked" is Best," Weekly Volcano, Tacoma, WA, October 13–19, 2005.

Seniuk, Jake. "Art Outside Season VI," On Center, Vol. XVII, No. 3, Port Angeles, WA.

Graves, Jen. "A cultural journey: Artwork paves way for…," The News Tribune, July 1, 2003.

KOMO TV. 9/11 Memorial, Bellevue's 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, Sept. 11, 2002.

Bellevue City Cable Channel. 9/11 Memorial, Bellevue's 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, Sept. 11, 2002.

McGrady, Mary L. "The Art of Remembrance," Mercer Island Reporter, Sept. 11, 2002. Photo.

Ho, Vanessa, "A day in September: Downtown Bellevue Park, noon," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Sept. 11, 2002. Photo.

"Nation, state prepare for a day of remembrance," Seattle Post-Intelligencer staff, Aug. 19, 2002.

Cornwall, Warren. "Twin towers in Bellevue…," Seattle Times, August 2, 2002. Photo.

Bennett, Sam. "Artist will recreate twin towers in pond," Daily Journal of Commerce, July 31, 2002. Photo.

Hartl, John. "Late, great Bellevue fest resurrected," Seattle Times, July 28,2000.

Hackett, Regina. "CoCA show illuminates…," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Jan. 14, 2000.

DeVuono, Frances. "'Springs Eternal: Artists' Reflections' at Seafirst Gallery," Artweek, March 1998.

Updike, Robin. "Putting their mettle to the metal," Seattle Times, Feb. 15, 1998.

Glowen, Ron. "'Springs Eternal' Exhibit brings life essential…" Everett Herald, Jan. 1998.

Glowen, Ron. "'The Objects in Hangar 2' at the former Sand Pt Naval Base," Artweek, Nov. 1997.

"Water: Subject, substance, symbol, site — Ingrid Lahti: Visceral Sensations," Artweek, April 1997. Photo.

Glowen, Ron. "'Footprints in the Vacuum' at Fuel Gallery," Artweek, June 1996. Photo.

Farr, Sheila. "Re-Fueling an Exhibition Space," Seattle Weekly, April 24, 1996. Photo.

Bennett, Laura Lee. "Domestic disturbance," The Oregonian, March 29, 1996. Photo.

Frances, Kevin. "Footsteps in the Vacuum," Willamette Week, March 27–April 2, 1996.

Hackett, Regina. Art Review, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, April 12, 1996.

Updike, Robin. Sketchbook, Seattle Times, March 1996.

Virtuosity: The Juried Exhibition CD-ROM, Art Communication International, Philadelphia, PA.

Museums & Galleries, Section 2, Chicago READER, July 7, 1995. Photo.

Keeley, Pam. "Roundups: Ingrid Lahti at Fuel Gallery," Reflex, Aug/Sept 1994.

Wolfe, Melissa. "Creating new environments," Mercer Island Reporter, August 10, 1994. Photo.

Updike, Robin. "Fuel Gallery to reemerge…," Sketchbook, Seattle Times, March 21, 1996.

West, Phil. "Bridges for all seasons at the Kirkland Arts Center," Seattle Times, May 20, 1994. Photo.

Kangas, Matthew. "Reviews: Seattle," Sculpture, Vol.13, No. 1, pp. 56–7, Jan/Feb 1994.

"News: Bowen award winners," Artweek, Vol. 24, No. 24, p.2, Dec. 16, 1993. Photo.

Keeley, Pam. p. 129, Modernism & Beyond: Women Artists of the Pacific Northwest.

L. Brunsman & R. Askey, eds., Midmarch Arts Press, NY, 1993.

Keeley, Pam. "Roundups: Ingrid Lahti at the King County Arts Commission", Reflex, May/June 1993.

Gragg, Randy. "Sculpture: Believe It or Not," Seattle Weekly, February 19, 1992.

Keeley, Pam. "COUNTER/Positions: 12 Rooms, Seven Artists", Reflex, Jan/Feb 1992. Photo.

Hackett, Regina. "Masters of fine arts exhibit paints…," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 6, 1990.

Smallwood, Lyn. Seattle Weekly, May 30, 1990.

Downey, Roger. "An artists' carnival ride." Seattle Weekly, May 7, 1986.

Basa, Lynn. "CoCA show — installations by 'outlaw' artists." Journal American, May 4, 1986.

Hackett, Regina. "CoCA's 'Underground Seattle'…" Seattle Post-Intelligencer, May 1, 1986.

Humphrey, Clark. "With or Without a Mind, There is Much to Enjoy…" Arts Focus, May 1986.

Reid, Larry. "Underground Seattle." Cocazine, Spring 1986.

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