INGRID V. WELLS
San Francisco, CA | ingridvwells[at]gmail.com | ingridvwells.com
San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco, CA
MFA Painting, 2013
Arizona State University
BFA Painting & Art Education, 2010
*indicates solo or two-person exhibition
That's What She Said, AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA (forthcoming)
Made in California Annual Exhibition, Brea Gallery, Brea CA
Intolerance as Violence, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI
Spring Juried Show, Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA
All that Glitters, Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA
Staff Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Flat Rate Box, Modified Arts, Phoenix, AZ
Savvy Artists Competition, DailyBrushworks.com, Juried by Carol Marine
Le Salon de Diego, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Spectacle: New Paintings by Ingrid V. Wells, Glass Rice, San Francisco, CA*
Sweet n Low, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Cryin’ Out Loud, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Love is Love, Westfield Centre, San Francisco, CA
28 Day Cycle, Studio 110 Projects, Sausalito, CA
The Feminist Opposition!, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI
Seeing RED, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
Make Art // Work, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
Portraits, CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, South Korea
UPRISE // Angry Women, The Untitled Space, New York, NY
Nasty Women, The Knockdown Center, New York, NY
See Attached, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC
Modern Celebrity, Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA
Art of the Toy, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA
Lucky Paintings, Artists' Television Access, San Francisco, CA*
Locals Only, Artists' Television Access, San Francisco, CA
Make Art // Work, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Yumtastic!, Scottsdale Public Art, Scottsdale, AZ*
SUPAH SWEET, Studio 110, San Francisco, CA*
MAS Attack, Studio 17, San Francisco, CA
Found: White Paper, Studio 110, Sausalito, CA
San Francisco Contemporaries, Tel Aviv, Israel
Hang | Over, Studio 110, Sausalito, CA
SFAI Vernissage, The Old Mint, San Francisco, CA
Body, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Whimsical Sister Group, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Severed & Stitched, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
WORD UP: Artists Using Language, Art Intersection, Phoenix, AZ
All Art Arizona, Art Intersection, Phoenix, AZ
Crappy Birthday, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Select Graduates, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Colors of Separation, Eye Lounge: A Contemporary Art Space, Phoenix, AZ*
Portraits, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Schrödinger’s Menagerie, Artlink A. E. England, Phoenix, AZ
Artist Salon: A Pop-Up Exhibition, Artlink A. E. England, Phoenix, AZ
Figures and Forms, Firehouse Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
Likeness, Eye Lounge: A Contemporary Art Space, Phoenix, AZ*
Ingrid Wells: Outstanding Painting Area Award Exhibition, ASU, Tempe, AZ*
The Other Side, Step Gallery, Tempe, AZ
Little Things, The Project Lodge, Madison, WI
La Boheme, X-Square, Tempe, AZ
Honors Painting Studios Exhibition, Tempe, AZ
Carnivál, Step Gallery, Tempe, AZ
Martin Wong Studio Biannual, Martin Wong Studio, Tempe, AZ
Formed Matters, Step Gallery, Tempe, AZ
Student Success Viewing Space Inaugural Exhibition, Tempe, AZ
Charity Exhibition for Non-Profit Imagine Schools, Tempe, AZ
2-D OR NOT 2-D: The Drawing and Painting Association, Tempe, AZ
We’ll Open Up And Take It, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
BFA Drawing and Painting Exhibition, Gallery 100, Tempe, AZ
Self-Absorbed, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
EVOLVE, Art Main, West Annex, Tempe, AZ
AWARDS, HONORS & LEADERSHIP
Staff Pick Award, Made in California, Brea Gallery
Professional Development Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation
Finalist, Love is Love Prize, Westfield Centre, San Francisco, CA
Graduate Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute
Graduate Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute
Outstanding Painting Area Award, Arizona State University
Dean’s Advisory Board Member, Arizona State University
President & Founder, Drawing and Painting Association, Arizona State University
Honors Drawing & Painting one-year studio space, Arizona State University
PUBLICATIONS & CATALOGS
Little Beauties, Self-Published with Introduction by Aimee Harlib, San Francisco, CA
Vol. IV Issue II, DIALOGIST: Quarterly Poetry & Art, Dialogist.org
January, Average Art Magazine, United Kingdom
Lucky Paintings, Self-Published with Introduction by Ariel Zaccheo, San Francisco, CA
SFAI Vernissage Graduates, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
MFA Now Archive Project, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Bound, Phoenix Gallery, NY, NY
Women’s Rights: An Artist’s Perspective, UniteWomen.org
"Surprise and Delight: Interview with Ingrid V. Wells," Create! Magazine, April 3.
"Ingrid V. Wells: Painter," Kunst Magazine, Jan 29.
"Studio Sundays: Ingrid Wells," Create! Magazine, Jan 21.
"How Artist Ingrid Wells Uses Art To Explore The Feminine Spectacle," am:pm, Jan 12.
"ASU School of Art Alum Releases Artist Book, Hold Solo Show," ASU Now, Dec 20.
"Artist Ingrid V. Wells Explores Absurd Pressures Women Are Forced to Conform to in New Exhibit," Girl Talk HQ, Nov 16.
"Striking Collection of Oil Paintings by Ingrid V. Wells Responds to the Issues Surrounding Women's Rights," Creative Boom, Nov 14.
"Interview With Artist Ingrid V. Wells," Art of the Real, Nov 14.
"New Oil Paintings by Ingrid V. Wells," 360 Magazine, Nov 9.
"Ingrid Wells' Spectacle" Supersonic Art, Nov 2.
Sweet n Low, Exhibition Catalog, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA. June 22.
“80 ‘Angry’ Female Artists React to Trump Presidency in TriBeCa Exhibit,” DNAinfo New York, Jan 24.
“Trump and Angry Female Art,” Protagon, Jan 20.
“TMS Visits Uprise Angry Women to See How 80 Female Artists Are Fighting Back,” The Mary Sue, Jan 19.
“A Gallery Exhibit Featuring Over 80 Female-Identifying Artists is Challenging Donald Trump’s Presidency,” Teen Vogue, Jan 18.
“See What Happens When Women Artists Come Together to Protest Trump,” NYLON, Jan 17.
“Woman of Interest: Indira Cesarine of The Untitled Space,” Audiofemme, Jan 16.
“NYC Gallery Exhibition ‘UPRISE’ an Ode to Angry Feminism In Wake of the Presidential Election,” Girl Talk HQ, Jan 9.
“See How 15 Women Artists, Including Rose McGowan, Are Reacting to Donald Trump,” W Magazine, Jan 7.
“A Critique of the Artificial,” Artists Inspire Artists, Dec 2.
“Lucky Yes, But Hard-Working, Too” SF Weekly, Sept 19.
“These Paintings Of Honey Boo Boo And Friends Will Keep You Up At Night,” BUST Magazine, Nov 6.
“Honey Boo Boo the artist’s muse: Child beauty queen is immortalized in kitsch oil paintings branded ‘disturbing’ by critics,” Daily Mail, Oct 23.
“’Honey Boo Boo’s Amurrican Starquest’ Just Made Our Day,” The Huffington Post, Oct 22.
“Honey Boo Boo’s Amurrican Starquest: Nightmarishly Vivid Portraits of Child Beauty Queens,” Flavorwire, Oct 10.
“Honey Boo Boo’s Amurrican Starquest,” FECAL FACE DOT COM, June 6.
“Currency: SFAI’s MFA Show @The Old Mint,” Squarecylinder.com, May 29.
“Flavorpill’s Guide to the Weekend: Art Fairs, Makers and Bay to Breakers,” Flavorwire, May 16.
“Meet the MFA Grads Who Make Us Believe in Art Again: KQED Pop,” KQED, May 16.
“We couldn’t Resist Posting This…OMG…Ingrid Wells,” Hyperallergic LABS. May 14.
“State of Matter,” Phoenix New Times. June 21.
Installation of Spectacle at Glass Rice, San Francisco, CA