Resume

(Last Ten Years)

Solo Exhibitions and Installations

  • International Quilt Study Center & Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska, Regarding Nebraska, 2017
  • Sheldon Museum of Art, Re-Picturing Nebraska: Viewer Responses, solo installation of viewer-created collage cards archiving their views of Nebraska, 2014
  • Sheldon Museum of Art, Sheldon Statewide: Picturing Nebraska (Sheldon Museum of Art and Chadron, North Platte, McCook, Nebraska City, York, Falls City, Grand Island and Scottsbluff, Nebraska) 2013-2014
  • Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, Nebraska, 2012
  • Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska, 2010

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • Eisentrager • Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Faculty Exhibition, 2017
  • Museum of Nebraska Art, Nebraska Arts Council 2013 Visual Artist Fellowships, Kearney, Nebraska, 2014 (Teliza Rodriquez, Curator)
  • Eisentrager • Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Faculty Exhibition, 2012
  • Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky Fantastic Fibers, 2011 (Second Place Award) (Freda Fairchild, Caryl Bryer Fallert and Judy Schwender, Jurors)
  • Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, Nebraska, Stitch, 2010 (Jennifer Graham and Tina Koeppe, Curators)

Articles by Elizabeth Ingraham

  • “Improving Students’ Learning and Achievement in CS Classrooms through Computational Creativity Exercises that Integrate Computational and Creative Thinking” (with Duane Shell, Leen-Kiat Soh, Abraham Flanigan and Markeya Peteranetz), Proceedings of the 47th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE’2017), Seattle, WA, March 8-11, accepted for publication 2017; Exemplary Paper, CS Education Research
  • Computational Creativity and Computer Science Education, Proceedings of the NSF Symposium on Envisioning the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education (EnFUSE’2016): Research and Practice, National Science Foundation, Washington, DC, 2016
  • “Viewpoint: Improving Learning and Achievement in Introductory Computer Science through Computational Creativity” (with Leen-Kiat Soh, Duane Shell, Steve Ramsay and Brian Moore) Communications of the ACM, 58(8), 33-35, 2015
  • “Changes in Student Goal Orientation across the Semester in Undergraduate Computer Science Courses” (with Melissa Patterson Hazley, Duane Shell, Leen-Kiat Soh, L. D. Miller, and Vlad Chiriacescu); accepted for publication to Frontiers in Education, 2014.
  • “Improving Learning of Computational Thinking Using Computational Creativity Exercises in a College CS1 Computer Science Course for Engineers” (with Duane Shell, Melissa Patterson Hazley, Leen-Kiat Soh, L. D. Miller, and Vlad Chiriacescu); accepted for publication to Frontiers in Education, 2014.
  • “Integrating Computational and Creative Thinking to Improve Learning and Performance in CS1” (with LD Miller, Leen-Kiat Soh, Vlad. Chiriacescu, Duane Shell and Melissa Patterson Hazley), Proceedings of the 45th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE’2014), March 5-8, Atlanta, GA, pp. 475-480 (2014)
  • “Association of Students’ Creativity, Motivation, and Self-Regulation with Learning and Achievement in College Computer Science Courses” (with Duane F. Shell, Melissa Patterson Hazley, Leen-Kiat Soh and Stephen Ramsay), Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE’2013), Oklahoma City, OK, October 23-26, pp.1637-1643, 2013
  • “Improving Learning of Computational Thinking Using Creative Thinking Exercises in College CS-1 Computer Science Courses” (with Leen-Kiat Soh, Duane F. Shell, Stephen Ramsay, Lee Miller, Melissa Patterson Hazley and Vlad Chiriacescu), Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE’2013), Oklahoma City, OK, October 23-26, pp.1426-1432, 2013
  • “Stitching as Knowing: Mapping Nebraska with Textiles and Thread,“ UNL Digital Commons, 2012
  • “Mapping Textile Space: Stitched and Woven Terrains,” UNL Digital Commons, 2010

Education

  • University of California, Santa Barbara, MFA Sculpture, 1992
  • University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska, Courses in Printmaking, Design and Sculpture, 1985-1989
  • Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Career Discovery Program in Architecture, 1983
  • University of Denver, JD Law, 1973
  • University of Colorado, BA Art History, 1969
  • Wellesley College, 1965-1968

Selected Honors and Awards

  • National Science Foundation, IUSE: Design, Development, and Implementation Projects: Computational Creativity To Improve CS Education for CS and non-CS Undergraduates, Co-PI with Co-PI with Leen-Kiat Soh (PI) and Brian Moore, Stephen Ramsay and Duane Shell (Co-PIs), 2014
  • Fellow, International Quilt Study Center & Museum, 2014
  • Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowships, Distinguished Artist Award, 2013
  • Hixson-Lied College of Fine & Performing Arts, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Senior Faculty Achievement Award in Research and Creative Activity, 2013
  • Hixson Lied Foundation, Creative Research Grant, Mapping Nebraska Statewide, 2013
  • Pathway to Interdisciplinary Research Centers Program Grant, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Center for Computational Creativity at UNL, Co-PI with Leen-Kiat Soh (PI) and Brian Moore, Stephen Ramsay and Duane Shell (Co-PIs), 2012
  • National Science Foundation Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Integrated Computational and Creative Thinking (IC2Think), Co-PI with Leen-Kiat Soh (PI) and Stephen Ramsay and Duane Shell (Co-PIs), 2011
  • Fellow, Center for Great Plains Studies, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2011
  • Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky Fantastic Fibers, Second Place Award, 2011
  • Arts & Humanities Research Enhancement Grant, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Mapping Nebraska Phase 2, 2010
  • Hixson Lied Foundation, Creative Research Grant, Mapping Nebraska Phase 2, 2010

Presentations, Workshops and Readings

  • International Quilt Study Center and Museum, “Prairie Skin: A Quilted Shelter,” Lincoln, Nebraska, 2015
  • Nebraska Arts Teachers Association, Retreat into Art Naturally Fall Conference, workshops on stenciling fabric using botanical forms, 2014
  • Picturing Nebraska, collage workshops for local community members to express their views of Nebraska (Grand Island, McCook, Falls City, Scottsbluff and Wayne, Nebraska) 2013-2-14
  • International Quilt Study Center and Museum, “Stitching as Knowing: Mapping Nebraska with Textiles and Thread” (in conjunction with SAQA Showcase: Studio Art Quilts Invitational), Lincoln, Nebraska, 2012
  • OLLI Studio Tours IV, “Touching, Tracing and Translating,” Lincoln, Nebraska, 2011
  • Lexington High School, Lexington, Nebraska, “The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action,” Artist in Residence, 2011
  • Textile Society of America 11th Biennial Symposium, From Plains Space to Cyber Space, Lincoln, Nebraska, “Mapping Textile Space: Stitched and Woven Terrains,” 2010
  • Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska, “Constructing a Sense of Place,” 2010
  • University of Nebraska Lincoln, Digital Arts Initiative, “Technology and the Landscape,” 2010
  • Nebraska Summer Research Program, University of Nebraska Lincoln, “Developing Creativity: Using Right-Brained Thinking to Compete and Excel in a Left-Brained World,” 2010
  • Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska, “Assembling a Creativity Toolkit,” 2010
  • Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska, “Flexible Thinking: Stitching as Inquiry,” 2010

Teaching

  • University of Nebraska Lincoln, 1998-present
  • Associate Professor, School of Art, Art History & Design
  • Associate Director, 2017-present
  • Graduate Chair, 2011-2016
  • Creativity 101 (General Education course in Creative Thinking for STEM and Business majors)
  • Creating with the iPad, interdisciplinary course in creative thinking and design
  • Visual Literacy (Interdisciplinary Art, Architecture, Interior Design and Textiles Foundation Design Program); Designated Program of Excellence; Coordinator, Visual Literacy Program, 1999-2000
  • Nebraska Methodist College, Omaha, Nebraska, Adjunct faculty 2013-2015
  • Individual and Group Creativity (creative thinking course for Master’s Program in Healthcare Administration)

Articles and Reviews

  • “Ingraham seeks sense of place with ‘Mapping Nebraska,’” Kathe Anderson, Arts at UNL, April, 2013, http://newsroom.unl.edu/announce/artsatunl/2088/11684
  • KearneyHub, “Cloth skins resemble persona to fiber artist Ingraham,” Rick Brown, January 14, 2010
  • “Nebraska Now: Elizabeth Ingraham, Fiber,” Teliza V. Rodriguez, Curator, 2010 http://monet.unk.edu/mona/exhibit/316.html

Collections

  • Portland Art Museum, Gilkey Print Center
  • Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado
  • Private Collections in Alaska, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Oregon and Washington

Artist’s Website

http://www.mappingnebraska.com