Ingrid Calame was born in 1965 in the Bronx, New York. She received her BFA from the State University of New York at Purchase and her MFA in art and film from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California. Calame's work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland in Ohio, Monterey Museum of Art in California, Art Gallery of Ontario in Canada, and the Kunstverein Hannover in Germany. A mid-career survey on the artist opened at The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh, Scotland, in fall 2011.
Calame's work is included in the permanent collections of several prestigious museums, including the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Kunstmuseum St. Gallen in Switzerland. Her works are also included in various private collections, including the Maramotti Collection in Bologna, Italy, the Goetz Collection in Munich, Germany, and the Jumex Collection in Mexico City. Calame lives and works in Los Angeles.
Image courtesy of Thomas Hager.