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Portfolio of
 Ingeborg Raymer 

Burnaby, B.C.

Media Type(s):
    Oils & Acrylics
Mixed Media
Graphic Arts

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Galleries in Portfolio:

Human Figure
Portraits 2

Interview with Artist


Artist Statement

In any of my work I am exploring the mood of the moment striving for realism but also expressing my feeling. I am as passionate about the human face and figure as I am about the landscape and the flowers in my backyard. I marvel at the fleetingness of each experience.


Born in Dresden, Germany, Ingeborg was educated and trained in classical music. After moving to Vancouver, B.C., Canada in 1952, she began painting in the Canadian Rockies and received her formal Fine Arts education and degree in Vancouver.Ingeborg raised 4 children, is a proud grandmother of 10 and waiting for the seventh great-grandchild. She graduated from Art College at age 50 and started selling her Pastel Landscapes of Mt. Seymour before she ever took an art class. Ingeborg still teaches privately, gives and supervises workshops and is actively painting averaging l portrait every two weeks, a figurative oilpainting once/month besides the regular lifedrawing routine. My art and my connection to other artists keeps me focused and young.


Born and educated Dresden, Germany.
Formal Art Training:
1969-1970: Vancouver School of Art - Drawing
1970-1974: Kwantlen University College - Drawing, Design, Painting, Printmaking, Ceramic Sculpture, History of Art, Philosophy, English Literature

1975-76: Portraiture with Maria Gabankova of Ont. College of Art and Academia della Arte, Florence
1981: Emily Carr College of Art - Intaglio Printmaking
1982-1983: Advanced Printmaking with Wayne Eastcott
Shows & Exhibitions; 22 solo shows in the Lower Mainland, the last a retrospective in Vancouver at Basic Inquiry Oct. 2002. The participation in Group and juried shows is too numerous to mention. There were 5 shows in May 2004 and 4 shows September/October 2004.

Prizes: First prize in graphics at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Best Print in North Vancouver Civic Exhibit, honourable mention at "Images and Objects" and at Innovations show at Place des Arts. "Harry and Peggy Evans Award" in May 2004 from the Federation of Canadian Artists.Published in Art Avenue Magazine Aug. 2004

Work in Collections:
Print Collection of the Burnaby Art Gallery, at the Magnus Museum in Berkeley, California, at the Marianne Frieddland Gallery, Toronto, Ont. and the Shell OIl Company in Vancouver, B.C.

Teaching Experience:
from 1975-1990 for several Schoolboards, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Douglas University College, now teaching only private students out of the studio once weekly.

Sales of Work:
Well over 100 portrait commissions, other work sold locally, nationally and internationally as far away as England, Scotland, Hong Kong.

Subject matter varies. Mediums used: Charcoal, opaque watercolour, pastel and oil when time allows.



Ingeborg's Art Studio, Burnaby, B.C.
Basic Inquiry/Vancouver Life Drawing Society, 5th fl. 901 Main St., Vancouver, B.C. see


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