Burrows trained as a Fine Artist at Maidstone College of Art (1978-1981) and subsequently studied Printmaking at the Royal College of Art (1981-1984). She won the Atlantic Paper Prize, the Helena Rosenberg Prize, in addition to a painting and sculpture commission from Amnesty International as a result of her MA exhibition. On graduating from the RCA she took her graphic skills into the field of filmmaking, making a number of animated and live-action short films. Her animated film Daisy (1990), funded by Greater London Arts Association, was purchased by BBC 2. From 1991-1994 she studied Directing at The National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield, England. Her films have been selected for screening programmes in the UK including Edinburgh Film Festival, London International Short Film Festival. Inga currently works as a full-time Senior Lecturer at the University of Glamorgan, whilst continuing to develop her moving image art practice in a research context. Her most recent projects include an artist residency in Cardiff Market Hall, which culminated in Lively hood, exhibited in Cardiff Old Library in 2011, and In and Between, a cross-disciplinary research project in collaboration with Drama and English colleagues at the University of Glamorgan. One of the practice and research outputs On Vocation was selected for re-scoring and screening at Whirlygig Cinema. London in October 2012.