Artist Ingrid Christensen - Oceanside Art Gallery

Award winning artist, Ingrid Christensen, was born and raised in the small town of Golden, BC in Canada. She studied art and English at UBC in Vancouver and received an Education degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. For a time, she taught in the public school system. But art was always Ingrid’s primary passion, and she eventually quit teaching in order to pursue it wholeheartedly.

After studying silversmithing in Thailand and jewelry and ceramics in Canada, Ingrid settled on painting when she discovered that it was all that she had been looking for. She is largely self taught though workshops with artists Zhaoming Wu and Ignat Ignatov whom were key in launching her work to new levels.   Read More