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I taught metalsmithing and drawing at the University of Alaska Fairbanks for 11 years where I also earned my BFA in ceramics and drawing. My MFA was in Interdisciplinary Studies which included mixed media installations and post modern theory. My work has shown in over 200 exhibitions.

I lived in Interior Alaska for 26 years and moved to Funny River, Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula in May 2011.  Much of my work has been influenced by the dichotomies and juxtapositions of living in rural Alaska.  I’m particularly interested in exploring the intersections between technology and nature, art and craft, destruction and creation. As inspiration, I look for the magical within the mundane, provoke thoughtfulness with the practical and animate the pragmatic with mischievousness. I work with any media that best suits my interests. 

My commercial websites are INAEent.etsy.com and TrudaLakingGlatz.etsy.com

MFA Interdisciplinary Studies, Vermont College of Norwich 1998
BFA Drawing, University of Alaska Fairbanks 1993

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2009
Alaskan Artists Group Show, invitational group exhibit, Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA.
Countenance:  Modern Masks of the North, invitational group exhibit, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK.
Countenance:  Modern Masks of the North, invitational group exhibit, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, AK.
Interior Artisan’s XXII, juried group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Memories of the Future, solo exhibit, Alaska House Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK. 
Physicality, juried group exhibition, Woman Made Artisans Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2008
64th Parallel, juried group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK
Alaskan Light, invitational group exhibit, Kenai Convention and Visitors Bureau, Kenai, AK
Digital 2007: Pattern Finding, juried group exhibit, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
Doll, invitational group exhibit, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK
Patterns of Influence, juried group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Pattern Recognition, solo exhibition, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK

2007
64th Parallel, juried group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Alice in Alaskaland, solo exhibit, Alaska House Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
All Women, invitational group exhibit, Alaska House Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Art and Science Collaborations Inc (ASCI), Digital 2007: Pattern Finding, juried group exhibit, New York Hall of Science, NYC, NY.
The Bones Show, invitational group exhibit, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK.
Distillate, invitational group exhibit, The Annex, Ester, AK.
Earth, Fire and Fibre XXVI, juried group exhibit, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK.
Faculty Exhibit, University of Alaska Art Department Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Interior Artisan’s XXII, juried group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Naked Clay, juried group exhibit, Woman Made Artisans Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Nature House, juried group exhibit, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Open Call, group exhibit, The Annex, Fairbanks, Alaska
Patterns of Influence, juried group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Sticks and Stones: Alaskan Structures, invitational group exhibit, Kenai Convention and Visitors Bureau, Kenai, AK.
Well Dressed, invitational group exhibit, organized by Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation Building, NYC, NY.
Woman Made Artisans Gallery, invitational group exhibit, Chicago, IL. 

2006
1st Annual Women’s Show, Alaska House Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
2nd Anniversary Open Call, The Annex, Ester, AK.
64th Parallel, juried group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
A History of Women’s Art, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NYC, NY.
American Diaspora: Transformations in an Age of Uncertainty, Victory Hall Cultural Center, Jersey City, NJ.
Anthropomorphism, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Art Bras, Alaska House Art Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Art of Digital, Lyceum Theatre Gallery, San Diego, CA.
By Invitation Only, Woman Made Artisans Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Computer Art Show 5, University of Alaska Art Department Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Digital Photography Show, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK.
Do Not Fold, Bend, Spindle or Mutilate: Computer Punch Card Art, Visual Arts Center, Washington Pavilion of Arts and Sciences, Sioux Falls, SD.
Eco-Arts Project, Arts for World Development, International Visions Gallery, Washington D. C.
Faculty Exhibit, University of Alaska Art Department Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Holiday Bazaar, Woman Made Artisan’s Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Interior Artisans, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Patterns of Influence, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Postcards from the Edge, Visual Aids Gallery, NYC, NY.
Rebooted: Life After E-Junk, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI.
Snapshot, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.
Small Works Show, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK.
Works on Paper Show, Fort Worth Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX.

2005
64th Parallel, juried group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Annual Gallery Artists Show, invitational group exhibit, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK.
Ceramics Annual, invitational group exhibit, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK.
Distance Made Good, invitational group exhibit, Fading Ad Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Expressions West, juried group exhibition, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR.
Featured Artist, Art and Science Collaborations, Inc, (ASCI), NYC, NY.
Featured Artist, Dharma Trading Company, San Raphael, CA.
Holiday Bazaar, invitational group exhibit, Woman Made Artisan’s Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Installation Exhibit, invitational group exhibit, The Annex, Ester, AK
In the Heart of Ester at the Annex, group exhibit, The Annex, Ester, AK.
Interior Artisans, juried group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Interview with Two Girls Working, The Annex, Fairbanks, AK.
Lumen, invitational group exhibit, Red Saw Gallery, Newark, NJ.
Nature of Paper, juried group exhibit, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Patterns of Influence, juried group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Relik, invitational group event, The Annex, Ester, AK.
Snap to Grid, group exhibit, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.
The View From Here, solo exhibit, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK.
Woman Made Artisan’s Gallery Inauguration, selected group exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Works in Clay, selected group exhibit, Woman Made Artisan’s Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2004
64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibit, group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
All Alaska Juried Exhibition XXX, group exhibit, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
A Sense of Place, group exhibit, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
Computer Art Show 3, group exhibit, University of Alaska Art Department Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Distance Made Good, group exhibit, GalleryThe, Brooklyn, NY
Faculty Show, group exhibit, University of Alaska Art Department Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Grand Opening, group exhibit, The Annex, Ester, AK.
The Gun Show, group exhibit, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK
Interior Artisans XIX, group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Issues, group exhibit, MMC Gallery, NYC, NY.
Invitational Group Show, group exhibit, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK.
Patterns of Influence, group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Salon Show, group exhibit with the Organization of Independent Artists, Gallery 402, NYC, NY.
She Must Have Looked Lovely in That Dress, exhibition with Meridith McNeal, Edward Hopper House Museum, Nyack, NY
War Forum, group exhibit, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL

2003
64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibit, group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
5th Annual Acquisitions Exhibition by Artists with Disabilities, group exhibit, Viewpoint Gallery, Schenectady, NY.
Bug Show, group exhibit, University of Alaska Art Department Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Computer Art Show 2, group exhibit, University of Alaska Art Department Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Digitally Speaking, group exhibit, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL.
Double XX, group exhibit with SoNot, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Earth, Fire and Fibre XXIV, group exhibit, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK.
Faculty Show, group exhibit, University of Alaska Art Department Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Flight and Pursuit, solo exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Interior Artisans, group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Invitational Group Show, group exhibit, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK.
Mobilivre Bookmobile Project, group exhibit, Philadelphia, PA.
Net.Art, group exhibit, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland.
Patterns of Influence, group exhibit, Bear Gallery at Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts, Fairbanks, AK.
Pinned to the Wall, Organization of Independent Artists, group exhibit, Gallery 402, NYC, NY.
Postcards from the Edge, group exhibit, Visual Aids, Galerie Lelong, NYC, NY.
SIGGRAPH 2003, group exhibit, Conference Art Gallery, San Diego, CA.
War and Peace: Artists’ Voices, group exhibit, Gallery 218, Milwaukee, WI.

2002
64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibit, group exhibit, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Book Um, group exhibit, Le Petit Versailles Garden, NYC, NY
Ceramics Annual, group exhibit, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK.
Computer Art Show 1, group exhibit, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK
Digital Photography Show, group exhibit, Well Street Art Company. Fairbanks, AK.
Digitally Propelled Ideas 2002, group exhibit, W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
Drawings for Peace, group exhibit, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY.
Gallery Artists Show, group exhibit, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK.
Interior Artisan’s Juried Exhibit, group exhibit, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Jar Project, group exhibit, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, NYC, NY.
Made in Fairbanks, group exhibit, University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, AK.
Postcards From the Edge, group exhibit, Visual Aids, Sperone Westwater Gallery, NYC, NY.
Reactions, group exhibit, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA.
Shoes: The Sole of Humanity, group exhibit, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI.
Spirit of Alaska: the Inner Landscape, group exhibit, Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center, Kenai, AK.
Witness and Response: September 11th Aquisitions at the Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

2001
64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibit, group exhibit, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Assumed Presence, installation with Meridith McNeal, American Cabaret Theatre,
Indianapolis, IN.
College Arts Association Exhibition, group exhibit, Columbia College, Chicago, IL.
Embodiment, collaboration with Tatiana Piatanova, Well Street Art Company, Fairbanks, AK.
Here and Now, group exhibit, Silicon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Interior Artisan’s Juried Exhibit, group exhibit, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Reactions, group exhibit, Exit Art, NYC, NY.
SCAN, 2001 Digital Art Show, group exhibit, Silicon Gallery, NYC, NY.
University of Alaska Faculty Show, group exhibit, Fairbanks, AK.


2000
64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibit, group exhibit, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Interior Artisan’s Juried Exhibit, group exhibit, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Misinterpretation: Naming the Thing One Sees, installation with Meridith McNeal,
TAI Gallery, NYC, NY.
Patterns of Influence, group exhibit, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Personal Mythologies, Alpha Arts Gallery, installation with Meridith McNeal,
Ester, AK.
RAW, group exhibit, Ester, AK.
SCAN, Small Computers in the Arts Network, group exhibit, Silicon Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1999 
64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibit, group exhibit, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Heavy Meddling, installation with Meridith McNeal, Brooklyn, NY.
Interior Artisan's Juried Exhibit, group exhibit, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
The Mapping of Desire: Idols, Icons and Legends, installation with Meridith McNeal, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK.
National Invitational Book Art Show, group exhibit, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, AK.
Patterns of Influence, group exhibit, Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Return Address: Care of the Heart, installation with Meridith McNeal, Dolce Vita Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
Seeing Money, International Group Exhibit, installation, Portland, OR.
Well Street Art Company, Opening Group Show, Fairbanks, AK.
University of Alaska Faculty Show, group exhibit, Fairbanks, AK.

Highlights 1998 and prior
14th Annual Florida Pastel Association Juried Exhibit, Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Florida
64th Parallel Juried Art Exhibit, (1986-1993, 1996-2008), Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
All Alaska Juried Exhibit, Anchorage, AK (1986, 1995, 1997, 2004)
Interior Artisan's Juried Exhibit (1987, 1989-92, 1994,1996-2007, 2009) Bear Gallery, Fairbanks,AK.
Earth Fire and Fiber, Juried Craft Exhibit (1986, 1992, 2003), Anchorage, AK.
Plate and Palette Gallery Cafe, solo show, Fairbanks, AK.
Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, Latrobe, PA. Heritage Award.
Wood Gallery, installation with Meridith McNeal, Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT.