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Ingrid Marie Asplund


TA Office hour:

Wednesday 12-2pm


Ingrid Asplund is a doctoral candidate in the PhD Program in Art History, Theory and Criticism at the University of California San Diego, where she studies modern and contemporary American art, especially installations employing light, fiber art, decorative arts, and other experimental media. She received her bachelor's degree in History of Art from Bryn Mawr College. She is currently researching the stained glass windows of Louis Comfort Tiffany as well as artists of the Light and Space movement such as James Turrell. Her research finds grounding in the themes of spirituality, colonization, and gender in art. Ingrid’s undergraduate thesis, an exploration of textile arts as a modern medium, was published in the inaugural issue of University of California Santa Cruz’s Refract Journal. Ingrid was the recipient of the UCSD Visual Arts Department Qualifying Exam fellowship in 2021 and the Russell Grant in 2022. She enjoys volunteering as a birth doula with UCSD hospital’s Hearts and Hands program.