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Tutor: Ingrid Buedenbender
Ingrid Buedenbender was born in Siegen (Germany).
She studied Art at the University of Siegen between 1985 - 87 and was in several group exhibitions during that time.
In 1987 she studied Art and Art-therapy at the University in Nurtingen, attaining a Bachelor of Art-Therapy in 1989. During this time Ingrid had several group exhibitions and also contributed etchings to three hand printed books.
In November 89 she worked as an art tutor at the Filderstadt Art school. As well as tutoring, she contributed to many of the school’s group exhibitions.
During 1990 Ingrid had her first solo exhibition of prints and paintings at the ‘ Gallery im Podium 3 ‘ in Karlsruhe.
This exhibition was followed by a trip to North America where she spent 4 months studying the Art and Philosophy of the North American Indians.
Ingrid came to New Zealand in 1991 and worked at Hohepa Homes in Napier as a creative worker and Art-therapist. She also tutored a series of evening classes in Art. In October 1992 Ingrid returned to Germany and worked as an Art-therapist at a home for people with disabilities.
In May 1994 she settled in New Zealand. She became a member of the Nelson Suter Art Society and from then on took part regularly in the Society’s Spring and Autumn exhibitions. In 1995 she had her first Solo exhibition at the Suter. She then went on to exhibit in the following:
1997 Café Limited – Wellington
1998/99 Café Yaza – Nelson
1999 - 03 Morrison St. Café – Nelson
2000 Phoenix Gallery – Nelson
2001 Arts Council Nelson
2002 Arts Council Nelson
2003 Red Gallery – Nelson
2004 - 06 Tamarillo – Wellington