About Ingrid A Fraser, Scottish Visual Artist
Born in Argyll, with roots in Moray, Angus and the Orkney Isles, Ingrid has settled in Aberdeenshire where she works from her studio in Donside.
Having obtained a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen in 2006, and been awarded 3rd Prize at the inaugural “Lloyds TSB Jolomo Awards” 2007, Ingrid has exhibited in shows across Scotland and in London. There are works in private collections and in the Public Collections of Angus Council and Aberdeenshire Heritage.
Fraser paints the landscapes of northern Scotland, using oil on canvas to consider themes of heritage and legacy, mark-making, and the relationship between people and the landscape.
"I see these landscapes as living places marked by those who have made their lives there. These are landscapes with histories ranging from ancient Pictish settlements to 19th and 20th century hydro schemes, from historic to contemporary agriculture, fishing and land management. They have their futures too. I wish to create pictures that mirror the marks we leave on the landscape with an honesty that also accepts the captivating effect of the rugged, windblown, changeable beauty of this land upon people."