IAN INGRAM


4317 1/2 Marmion Way
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Phone: 412-352-0680
Email: ian@ianingram.org
Website: www.ianingram.org
Note: These are .org as in organism

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Ian Ingram: Next Animals, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark
2015 Lizard Panopticon, Barbara Hinshaw Gallery, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
2008 YOU'RE #1, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
2006 Just Your Garden Variety Automata, Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 It Passes Like a Thought, Beall Center for Art + Technology, Irvine, CA
2018 Manifesto: A Moderate Proposal, Lenzner Gallery, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
2018 Machine Wilderness, Het Glazen Huis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2016 Digital Design Weekend, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
2015 ROBOT OR NOT: Hvad synes du, Krydsfelt Skive Museum, Skive, Denmark
2015 2015 Robot Film Festival, Row House Cinema, Pittsburgh, PA
2014 2014 Robot Film Festival, Bot & Dolly, San Francisco, CA
2013 Peaceable Kingdom, Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
2013 2013 Robot Film Festival, Bot & Dolly, San Francisco, CA
2010 Robots and Representation, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2010 Rock, Paper, Scissors, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2010 Signal-to-Noise Patio, Three Rivers Arts Festival Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 Tough Art, Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 Roboworld, Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 Collision Collective 14, Axiom Gallery, Boston, MA
2009 Fusion, Pittsburgh Filmmakers Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2008 CAC.2, Museum of Modern Art, Toluca, Mexico
2008 Hide and Seek, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 The Uncanny Valley Rally, Brew House Space 101, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 Hothouse, Sprout Fund, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 NewInSight, Art Chicago, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL
2007 Findings, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 Mechanosphere, Three Rivers Arts Festival Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 Birds Leap to Fly, Highmark Building, First Night, Pittsburgh, PA
2006 Showing Signs of Life, Future Tenant Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2006 Whole Other Kettle of Fish, TAI+LEE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, with Thomas Sturgill
2005 Life or Something Like It, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2005 TRANSIT Karakuri Art, Yada Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
2005 Vaguely Positive, Future Tenant Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

RESIDENCIES & FELLOWSHIPS

2018 Ars Bioarctica Residency, Host: FoAM's Random Forests Project, Kilpisjarvi Biological Research Station, Kilpisjarvi, Finland
2018 Artist in Residence, Zone2Source, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2017-ongoing Artist in Residence, Beall Center for Art + Technology, University of California, Irvine
2016 Ars Bioarctica Residency, Host: FoAM's Machine Wilderness Project, Kilpisjarvi Biological Research Station, Kilpisjarvi, Finland
2014-2015 Andrew W. Mellon Art+Environment Artist-In-Residence, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
2014 Artist in Residence, CPH AIR, Host: Robot Culture and Aesthetics Project, Institut for Kunst og Kulturvidenskab, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2013-2014 Artist in Residence, Iridescent, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Visiting Artist in Residence, PLATFORM, Munich, Germany
2009 Fred Rogers Early Career Fellow, Fred Rogers Center, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA
2009 Tough Art Residency, Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2008 Artist in Residence, CREATE Lab, Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Media Studies, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, Fall, 2017
Visiting Professor, Media Studies, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, 2015-2016
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Art & Media Studies, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, Springs 2014, 2015
Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2007-2010
Teaching Assistant, School of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004-2007
Pre-college Art Instructor, School of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006

SELECTED LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

2017 Animal Looking, Center for Integrated Media, California Institute of the Arts,, Valencia, CA
2017 Wild Robots: Bodies and Signs, Berkeley Center for New Media, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
2017 Animal Looking, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2017 Animal Looking, Contemporary Topics in Computing and the Arts, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA
2017 Animal Looking, Westridge School for Girls, Pasadena, CA
2016 Animal Looking, Popinn Park, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2016 Worms in Space and Woodpecker Sexbots, Art and Design Center, California State University, Northridge, CA
2015 On Doctor Maggoty, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark
2015 Explorations in Teledildonics #1: Ian Ingram’s Robotic Lizards, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Robot Safari with Machine Project, The Fallen Tree, Elyria Canyon Park, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Animal Looking, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA
2015 Animal Studies, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
2014 Animal Looking, Fabrikken for Kunst og Design, Copenhagen, Denmark
2014 Worms in Space and Woodpecker Sexbots, Robot Culture and Aesthetics Project, Institut for Kunst og Kulturvidenskab, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2014 Worms in Space and Woodpecker Sexbots, Obel Guest Lecture, Aalborg University, Denmark
2013 Animal Looking, Robot Culture and Aesthetics Project, Institut for Kunst og Kulturvidenskab, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012 Worms in Space and Woodpecker Sexbots, Field Robotics Lab, University of Hawaii, Manoa, HI
2012 Just Your Garden Variety Automata, SMART Gallery, LIB, Orange, CA
2011 Animal Looking, Wainwright Retreat, Hastings Reserve, Carmel Valley, CA
2011 Worms in Space and Woodpecker Sexbots, Mindshare, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Animal Looking, Little Green, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Inspiration Expo, Hasbro, Pawtucket, RI
2010 The Elusive Woodpecker, PLATFORM, Munich, Germany
2008 Letting Machines Be Themselves, ARTSI Alliance, Pittsburgh, PA.
2008 Swirls/Squirrels in the Assembly Line, Smith College, Northampton, MA.
2008 Nature Inside and Outside the Machine, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA.
2007 New Results in Lammettrian Geppettoism, Olin College, Needham, MA.
2007 Ingram Clockworks, Department of Transmedia, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2005 Lamettrian Geppettoism, Eyelevel Gallery and the Center for Art Tapes at NSCAD, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
2001 Minimum samples sizes required to minimize variance and bias of geoacoustic estimates of seafloor properties, 141st Acoustical Society of America Convention, Chicago, IL.

SELECTED PANELS

2017 A Cacophony of Signals: Woodpecker Sexbots, Squirrel NORAD, and Other Robotic Systems, Strange Signals: Timing, Humor, Scale and the New Communication Continuum, 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, Phoenix, AZ

2017 Animal Looking, Toward an Artist-in-the-lab Framework, 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Vancouver, Canada

2015 Animal Looking, Hidden Signals: Electronic Sculptures in the Information Age, 25th International Sculpture Conference, Phoenix, AZ

2015 Having Breath, Workshop on Enabling Rich, Expressive Robot Animation, 2015 Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Portland, Oregon

2013 The Uncanny Glen, Workshop on Art and Robotics: Freud's Unheimlich and the Uncanny Valley, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Karlsruhe, Germany

2010 Walks in the Parks with Robotic Creatures, New Work Showcase, Fred Forward Conference, Latrobe, PA.

2009 Exploring Play, Engaging Creativity, Making Sparks, Pittsburgh, PA.

2008 Arts Preservation in the Digital Age, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

2007 Working with Artists to Create Innovative Museum Experiences, Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums' 2007 Annual Conference, Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

PRESS, REVIEWS, AND BOOKS

2017

Robotics and Girls. It's not about gender.
Chklovski, Tara, www.huffingtonpost.com, May 1st,
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/robotics-and-girls-its-not-about-gender_us_5907aca9e4b084f59b49fbdc

2016

Engineering the Future
Papadimitriou, I., Prescott, A. and Rogers, J., (Eds.), uniform.net, London, U.K.

2015

Ian Ingram: Next Animals
Exhibition Catalog, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark

Hvad denne robot kan laere et egern og dig
Universitets Avisen, Nr. 4 September pgs 28-29, Copenhagen, Denmark
http://www.e-pages.dk/ku/1143/29

Social praksis for dyr, robotter og mennesker
kunsten.nu, January 13th, Copenhagen, Denmark
http://kunsten.nu/journal/social-praksis-for-dyr-robotter-og-mennesker/

Maskiner med en plan
Information, January 6th, Copenhagen, Denmark
http://www.information.dk/520475

2014

Skør robot skal kommunikere med danske dyr
Videnskab.dk, November 20th, Copenhagen, Denmark
http://videnskab.dk/teknologi/skor-robot-skal-kommunikere-med-danske-dyr

Interview on culture show, AK 24syv
Radio24syv 102.3FM, November 25th, Copenhagen, Denmark

Robot skal kommunisere med dyr
Forskning.no, December 11th, Oslo, Norway
http://forskning.no/2014/12/robot-skal-kommunisere-med-dyr

Robotkunstner besøger København
Magasinet Kunst, December 17th, Copenhagen, Denmark
http://www.magasinetkunst.dk/Blog/Detail/MjA4NQ%3D%3D

2012

Kardambikis, C., Khaira, J., Silver, S. (Curators), Strange Attractors: Investigations in Non-Humanoid Extraterrestrial Sexualities, Encyclopedia Destructica and The Institute of Extraterrestrial Sexuality 2012, p. 184-187

2010

``Three art venues join for winning 'Rock, Paper, Scissors'''
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 31st, Pittsburgh, PA

``Fred Rogers' inspiration lives on in the child-friendly technologies around us''
Pop City, March 24th

2009

``Robots take center stage at Pittsburgh museum''
Foster's Daily Democrat, June 18th, Portsmouth, NH
http://www.fosters.com/article/20090618/GJLIFESTYLES/906089926

2008

Meet the Made
Exhibition Catalog, Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

``Mattress Factory's 'Gestures' exhibit lets visitors meet the robots''
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, August 7th, Pittsburgh, PA
http://triblive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/ae/museums/s_581452.html

``Off the Wall-e''
Philadelpia Weekly, July, Philadelphia, PA

``Creative projects push technological envelope as part of city's 250th anniversary''
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 9th, Pittsburgh, PA

``Robot says 'You're No. 1'''
Beaver County Times, July 9th, Beaver, PA

``Creative invasion of BigBots will tweak art, tech concepts''
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review July 6th, Pittsburgh, PA

``The Mattress Factory and Robot 250 Partner to Present Eleventh Installment of Exhibition Series''
artdaily, August, Web
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=25338

``Robot love all over Pittsburgh''
Roberta Fallon and Libby Rosof's artblog, July 31st, Web

``BigBots at Robot 250''
Planetary Gear: A CNET Blog, July 14th, Web
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17912_3-9990152-72.html?tag=mncol

``The Invasion of the BigBots''
Pop City, June 25th, Web

``Meet Pittsburgh's Bigbots''
io9, July 12th, Web
http://io9.com/5024522/meet-pittsburghs-bigbots

2007

``State of the Art''
Pittsburgh City Paper, Feb 22nd, Pittsburgh, PA
http://www.pittsburghcitypaper.ws/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A23067

``Finding art on campus''
The Tartan, April 16th, Pittsburgh, PA
http://www.thetartan.org/2007/4/16/pillbox/student_art

2006

``Lawrenceville crawl''
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, July 13th, Pittsburgh, PA

COMMISSIONS

2014 Bipolar Lizard Molecule, Iridescent, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Lizardless Legs, Iridescent, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Danger, Squirrel Nutkin!, collection of Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 Lunar Excursion Module, permanent display, Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2003 Orbish Teekometer, Private collection, Seoul, Korea

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2008 Meet the Made, Mattress Factory Museum's 1414 Space, Pittsburgh, PA with Carl DiSalvo
2008 BigBots, At museums and locations all around Pittsburgh, PA
2008 Mashings, Pittsburgh Filmmakers Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

EDUCATION

2010, Carnegie Mellon University, MFA, Visual Art
2007, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2002, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MS, Ocean Acoustics
1999, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS, Ocean Engineering



Ian Ingram 2018-01-17