Rockford IL On the Waterfront

Here you can see the crowds coming towards Ingrid as she paints en plein air at the On the Waterfront festival in Rockford, IL, Labor Day weekend, 2011.

Ingrid was pleased to reacquaint herself with her many friends and fans, especially the children who were excited to see an artist working on locale.

On The Waterfront

Ingrid is preparing to go forth once again into the crowds at the On The Waterfront festival in Rockford, IL on Saturday, September 3rd to set up her easel for an "en plein air" painting session.  

She has been invited back for the sixth straight year to work her magic on canvas as her admiring public looks on.

Ingrid's art in the permanent collection of the Austrian Embassy Washington, D.C.

While giving a private art showing of her works at the Austrian Ambassador's Residence and the Austrian Embassy in Washington, D.C. in June, Ingrid donated a painting for permanent display in the foyer of the Embassy.  The painting, 40 x 40 inches, depicts the Rockford Midway Village's Bike Path and was graciosly accepted by the Ambassador for their permanent collection.

Return from Cape Cod

Ingrid has returned home from a three week hiatus in the East coast.  After visiting her three children and four grandchildren in West Hartford, CT and Washington, D.C. she vacationed and took in the sites of beautiful Cape Cod in a beach house overlooking the waters.  After seeing the natural beauty of the Cape she couldn't resist painting the scene.

Exhibit at the Residence of the Austrian Ambassador in Washington, DC

On June 18, 2011 Ingrid had the honor of exhibiting recent works at the residence of Ambassador Christian Prosl and Mrs. Patricia Purosl-Hurni in Washington, DC. The well attended event was organized in cooperation with the American-Austrian Cultural Society as part of the Austrian Cultural Forum Washington.

Ingrid's paintings were featured in the residence's entrance and main salon, providing a wonderful and varied visual counterpoint to a Cello and Violin performance by Earl Williams and Raymond Wertheim.

On Monday, June 20, 2011, the paintings will move to the Austrian Embassy where they will be on public display through July 4, 2011.

Embassy contact: Ms. Andrea Schrammel, Head, Austrian Cultural Forum (E-Mail)

Art Exhibit at the Austrian Ambassador’s Residence in Washington D.C.

The Ambassador of Austria to the United States, Christian Prosl, and in cooperation with the American-Austrian Cultural Society will present a charity event featuring the exhibition of art works by Ingrid. The event will be filled with chamber music by Earl Williams (cello) and Raymond Wertheim (piano).

The proceeds from the event will support Tibetan students now living in India. Every attendee will receive a gift, and somebody will win a five-course farewell dinner with the Ambassador and Mrs. Prosl-Hurni at the Residence of the Austrian Ambassador as an additional surprise.

The event takes place June 18, 2011 at the Ambassador’s Residence, 2419 Wyoming Ave., N.W., Washington. D.C. beginning at 6:30 p.m. The tax deductible admission is $40 and should be obtained by June 15 either online or call Gerda Merwald at 703-354-0796. For further information please visit here.

Take a Workshop from Ingrid!

Ingrid will conduct a watercolor painting workshop in her studio (see “Contact”) on January 24th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and January 25th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Theworkshop is limited to eight participants. All levels of experience are welcomed. An advanced partial payment of $35 towards the full fee of $150 is required to hold a space inthe workshop. Please mail the $35 to Ingrid Dohm, 6532 Spring Brook Road, #303, Rockford,IL61114. If you have painted before, bring what you have or contact Ingrid at 815-519-6492 for suggestions.

Mediterranean Voyage

Ingrid will set sail again on September 4, 2008 from New York heading for the Mediterranean via Southampton, Vigo, Spain, Barcelona, Monte Carlo, Rome, Gibraltar, and Lisbon returning September 24. She will be conducting her watercolor workshop aboard Cunard’s RMS Queen Mary II.

Mural Work!

Ingrid is working on a 10 x 30 foot wall mural at Eclipse, Innovative Thermal Solutions, for its 100 year celebration. Eclipse is located in Rockford, IL and will hold its celebration in September 2008. The mural is to depict the continuous history of the company showing key past and present members, products they produce and their logo, Eclipse, a nineteenth century English racehorse.

Exhibition at Freeport Arts Center

Ingrid has a one woman showing at the Freeport Arts Center, Freeport, Illinois. The show runs from January 11 to March 1, 2008. A well attended opening reception for the artist was held on Friday evening, January 11 at the Arts Center. The show had 22 new acrylic paintings depicting Ingrid’s signature landscapes and florals.

On The Waterfront

Between September 1-3, 2007, Ingrid painted en plein air at the Rockford Waterfront festival while enjoying the excitement and color of crowd and the novelty of working from the middle of the street.

Individual Artist Award

Ingrid was so pleased to be the winner of the Individual Artist Award at this year’s 

Mayor’s Arts Award.

The ceremony was held at the historic Coronado Theater in downtown Rockford. 

Ingrid has been an active member of the Mayor’s Arts Award organizing committee for six years running and has painted the theme painting for this event for several years. She enjoys being an active art advocate by supporting the arts in her community.

To learn more about the Mayor’s Arts Award, you can read the article from the Rock River Times.

For more news coverage of Ingrid Dohm, see our media section.

Bon Voyage

Ingrid will be away for the next 16-days teaching and painting aboard the QE2 cruise liner. She joined the ship in New York on April 27 and will continue to the QE2's home port in Southampton, England via the Caribbean.