About Ingrid

Ingrid Harris received her BA in Textiles and Design in the Netherlands. After arriving in Canada she provided contemporary and historic costumes, hats and props for Toronto theatres, the Canadian Opera Company, Stratford Theatre, the National Arts Center, the National Capital Commission, the Museum of Civilization,the National Gallery of Canada and most recently, Theatro SEA in New York.
Ingrid has designed soft sculpture dolls (Art Buddies) for the National Gallery of Canada. Art Buddies are hand-made dolls based on characters in various paintings hung on the gallery walls. She created costumes for children to wear visiting the National Gallery and again find the same character in the art . She uses her skill and organizational abilities to direct workshops, provide consultation and manage fashion camps. Ingrid is the receipient of the 2012 Mississippi Mills Cultural Achievement Award!

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