Tina Ingraham Featured in Creative Maine Magazine

“TINA INGRAHAM: Finding the Spirit of a Painting”, interviews by Nancy Gordon and Daniel Kany

Nancy Gordon: Tina, you began figurative drawing quite young … Tell us about your fourth-grade experience and what you were trying to accomplish.

Thank you, Nancy, for this interview! In Ms. June Lockhart’s fourth-grade class I sat at my desk drawing on yellow notebook paper—you know, the kind ruled in green—how I thought the body was connected, how arms and legs attach to the torso, and how I thought the head was connected to the neck and chest. During free time I incessantly worked it out with a pencil on that flimsy paper, how our bodies fit together. My teacher caught me drawing what she thought were inappropriate nudes and reported this to Mom, who forbade me to draw them in school from then on.

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