Sculptor in wood, stone, fur and feathers, and teacher, who trained as a taxidermist, 1980–1, at the Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton, and Snowdonia Taxidermy Studios, Llanrust. After a foundation course in art and design at Wrexham College of Art, 1981–2, Ingram gained an honours degree in fine art, sculpture, at Brighton Polytechnic, 1982–5, then his master’s in site-specific sculpture at Wimbledon School of Art, 1990–1. Notable teachers at Brighton included James Tower, Peter Randall-Page and Anthony Gormley, and at Wimbledon, Lee Grandjean. In 1986 Ingram was assistant to Randall-Page. Teaching posts included Open College of the Arts, 1991–2. Ingram’s residencies included Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton, 1988; Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, which holds his work, 1990; and The Beacon School, Crowborough, 1995.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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