Panel Guest – on the WCDR’s “Pro Panel“, a Q&A session held at the Writers’ Community of Durham Region’s December Round Table. (Dec, 2017)

Artist Talk – Ingrid spoke about “Making Space”, at the Durham Region Artist’s Meet-up at Station Gallery. (Dec ’17)

Article – about Re|Visions, written by Will McGuirk, appears in (Nov ’17)

Creative Writing Workshop – Held in conjunction with her solo show, Re|Visions, at Whitby Station Gallery, Ingrid led a 3-hour creative writing workshop, “What Will They Know of Us?” (Nov ’17)

Review – of This Being by Jill Stoner appears in Canadian Architect, October 2017 issue.

Interview – Read “Unravelling Strands, Reweaving History: An Interview with Ingrid Ruthig“, with Anastasia Hare from Whitby’s Station Gallery. (Nov ’17)

Solo Exhibition – Oct 14–Dec 10, 2017. Ingrid Ruthig: Re|Visions was shown at Station Gallery in Whitby, Ontario.

Interview – Ingrid joins author & photographer Shawna Lemay in conversation at “Transactions with Beauty”. Read “Curiosity and the Ordinary.” (Aug ’17)

National Poetry Award – On June 10, This Being won the League of Canadian Poets’ 2017 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award for best first book of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year! Ingrid is also now a member of the League. (Jun ’17)

Artists Tour & Talk – Ingrid spoke about her work at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, as part of the “Durham Reach” exhibition. (Feb ’17)

Catalogued – Ingrid’s work is included and discussed in the limited-edition RMG exhibition catalogue, Durham Reach. (2017)

Exhibitor “Portrait of the Redacted” (seen on ‘Artwork’ page) was included in the 50th anniversary “Durham Reach” exhibition, alongside the work of other selected regional artists at Oshawa’s Robert McLaughlin Gallery. Read Will McGuirk’s article (with a quote from Ingrid) about the RMG show in the Feb 5 Toronto Star Sunday Edition. (Jan 27–Apr 2 ’17)

Appearances in 2017 & 2016:

Whitby, Dec 9, 2017, WCDR Pro Panel
Whitby, Dec 7, Station Gallery, artist talk
Whitby, Nov 12, Station Gallery, workshop & reading
Oshawa, Feb 5, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, artist talk
Whitby, Dec 16, 2016 Durham District School Board, guest visit

Toronto, Nov 28, Hot-Sauced Words poetry series, reading
Toronto, Sep 27, “HOWL” CIUT 89.5FM, radio interview with host Nancy Bullis
Grafton, Sep 17, Spirit of the Hills writing group, guest speaker
Halifax, Sep 7, East Coast launch,
with guest poet Brian Bartlett
Jul 7, Lay Your Word Down poetry series, readingOWC logo
Jun 8, Ben McNally Books, launch
Whitby, May 26, Station Gallery, launch
Ajax, Apr 30, Ontario Writers’ Conference Festival of Authors, reading

TV Interview – Ingrid was a guest author on “Telling Stories with Jules Carlysle”. Episode 3 of the 2016-17 season, it originally aired in Ontario on Rogers TV during Sep & Oct 2016, with repeat broadcasts throughout 2017.

Feature – about Ingrid appeared in St. Marys Journal Argus and other news outlets online. (Oct 8, ’16)

Interview – “12 or 20 questions”, an online interview conducted by rob mclennan. (Jul ’16)

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Poets House Showcase 2016This Being appeared in New York City at the Poets House Showcase, an annual exhibit featuring new poetry books published in the US and Canada. Check out Ingrid’s books in the Poets House library catalogue & collection. (Jul–Aug ’16)

Review – of This Being appears in Northumberland Today. (Jun 30 ’16)

FeaturedThis Being appears on 49th Shelf’s “On Our Radar: The Summer Edition – a monthly 49th Shelf series featuring books with buzz worth sharing.” (Jun ’16)

Interview – featured at SlowCity magazine online, conducted by Will McGuirk. (May ’16)

Poem Featuredvehiculepressblog-logo – “Sprung”, from the book This Being, was the Sunday Poem selection at the Vehicule Press blog. (May 15, ’16)

Poems – A selection appears in Numéro Cinq magazine’s May 2016 issue, “Altered States: Poems from This Being.”Numero Cinq header

OWC Festival of AuthorsAlong with Teva Harrison and Andrew F. Sullivan, Ingrid gave a reading at the Ontario Writers’ Conference’s Festival of Authors in Ajax, Ontario. (Apr ’16)

pq logoInstructor Resources – If you teach poetry, visit the Porcupine’s Quill website for Ingrid’s “Unpacking Poetry: Exploring the Essential Poets Series” instructor resources.

Radio InterviewFor Poetry Month, Ingrid discussed her work and read a selection of poems from her new book This Being on the program “Word on the Hills” Northumberland 89.7FM. Hosted by Felicity Sidnell Reid and Gwynn Scheltema, the program aired in mid-April and the podcast is archived here. (Apr ’16)

Book Release This Being, a full-length collection of Ingrid’s poems, published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside, is available through bookstores, online booksellers, and her publisher. (Mar ’16)

Partisan logoPartisan Magazine – Twelve writers, including Ingrid, remember the late, award-winning Canadian poet Douglas G. Jones. (Mar ’16)

artwaveslogoRadio Interview – Ingrid joined fellow poets & editors Shane Neilson and Amanda Jernigan on the Hamilton radio program “Art Waves“, hosted by Bernadette Rule. They discussed three Canadian poets (Outram, Wilkinson, and Lane), and their contributions as editors to The Essential Poets Series published by Porcupine’s Quill. Click any link to listen to the archived program #277. (Feb ’16)

New Poem – “Sunrise with Sea Monsters” appears on Wolsak & Wynn poetry editor Paul Vermeersch’s “Sunrise with Sea Monsters” site, where poems are inspired by JMW Turner’s famous painting. (Feb ’16)

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Review The Essential Anne Wilkinson, reviewed by Melissa Dalgleish in The Bull Calf Review. (Feb ’16)

Review “A Little and A Lot”, a review of The Essential Anne Wilkinson, appeared in Canadian Literature 224 Spring 2015 issue. (Jan ’16)

Toronto Poetry Map – includes the poem “Shift Change”, which appears in MESS: the hospital anthology (Tightrope Books, 2014). The map is hosted by the Toronto Public Library as a “way to explore the city through poetry.” (Dec ’15)

Matrix Magazine – featured the poem, “Butterflies“. (Nov ’15)

Exhibition & Award – The textwork “The Narrative of Marie” (awarded 1st prize) appeared in Station Gallery‘s annual juried exhibition. (Nov ’15–Jan ’16)

‘The Litter I See’ Project – The poem, “All That’s Left”, joined this online project in support of literacy and Frontier College. (Oct ’15)

Celebration of Canadian Poetry – Celebrating poetry and Brick Books’ 40th anniversary, Ingrid contributed her introduction to the work of Canadian modernist poet Anne Wilkinson. (Jul ’15)

Listed Favourite – The miniature ‘re-portrait’, “The Narrative of Marie“, was featured in venus febriculosa‘s competition based on UK artist Tom Phillips’ altered book, A Humument. Phillips selected the winner. Winners and favourites can be viewed here. Venus febriculosa is “dedicated to fostering interest in the relationship between literature and the visual arts.” (Jun ’15)

Listed – Ingrid appears on the “Ten great authors living, writing in Durham Region” list. (May ’15) logo

Show & Event – The textwork “A Place to Stand” was part of “Drawing for Art” show and gala fundraiser at Whitby Station Gallery and featured in a WCDR workshop hosted at the gallery. (Apr ’15)

CNQ books of yearListed & ReviewedThe Essential Anne Wilkinson was named a 2014 “Book of the Year” by CNQ Canadian Notes & Queries. Other reviews of the collection appear on, Word to Word, and Foreword Reviews. (Jan & Feb ’15)

Exhibition & Award – The diptych “Mary S.”, from the “Heads of Fate” textwork series, received 2nd prize at Station Gallery’s “Slice of Life” juried exhibition in Whitby, Ontario. (Nov ’14–Jan ’15)

Reading – at “Lay Your Word Down” poetry series in Cobourg, Ontario. (Dec ’14)

Reading – with Stuart Ross at “Writers in my Residence” salon in Whitby, Ontario. The event was documented in “You say salon, I say pass the cheese ball” by host Carin Makuz. (Nov ’14)

Poems – appear in the Autumn issue of The Antigonish Review #179. (Nov ’14)

Book ReleaseThe Essential Anne Wilkinson, poems, works by the late Canadian modernist poet, introduced and selected by Ingrid, was published by Porcupine’s Quill. It’s Volume 11 in the Essential Poets Series, which presents the works of Canada’s most celebrated poets. (Nov ’14)Open Book

Feature – about location and inspiration, in Open Book Toronto’s “At the Desk” column. (Nov ’14)

Art Festival – Work from the “TexTiles” series was exhibited at Oshawa Space Invaders 2014 Urban Art Festival. View photos. (Sep ’14)Renaissance-Anthology-FRONT-COVER-w2402

Reading – “Words of the Season” in Pickering, Ontario, during Durham Region’s Culture Days celebration. (Sep ’14)

Cover – The textwork “Antoinette’s Head” won the cover art competition and was featured on the Writers’ Community of Durham Region 2014 Short Fiction Renaissance anthology published by Piquant Press. (Fal ’14)

Feature RebootNuméro Cinq feature reappeared on Bookmarking Book Art. (Jun ’14)

Feature & Interview – in Numéro Cinq magazine:“Codes, Texts & TexTiles: Art & Interview with Ingrid Ruthig“, part of Nance Van Winckel’s “Off The Page” series. (May ’14)

Literary Event – At the 2014 Ontario Writers’ Conference Festival of Authors, Ingrid hosted/interviewed Karen Connelly, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, and Catherine Bush. (Apr ’14)

2014 Miscellany – Exhibited “Antoinette’s Head” at Station Gallery’s “Drawing for Art” 2014. … Contributor to MESS: The Hospital Anthology (Tightrope Books). … Contributor to “A Rewording Life” anthology (2015) in support of language, memory, and the Alzheimer’s Foundation. … Community TA for UPenn’s Coursera MOOC “Modern & Contemporary American Poetry” (or “ModPo”), facilitated by Professor Al Filreis.

Participant – The Royal Conservatory of Music & Ontario Arts Council’s Artist-Educator Foundations Course. (Mar ’14)

Interview – “On the Weaving Together of Writers and Editors” appeared on the “Stories, Words and Whispers” blog. (Jan ’14)

Artist’s BookBrooklyn Art Library / The Sketchbook Project The Arbitrary Text Of Wreckage (call number: 225.58-8) joined the BinaReCodings artist’s book at the Brooklyn Art Library. Part of The Sketchbook Project 2014, the book toured Canada and the US from March to October. (Jan ’14)

Group Show – The textwork, dBooked, appeared at Ajax’s McLean Recreation Complex in Ajax, Ontario. (Jan & Feb ’14)

Featured – “Confluence”, a commissioned textwork, was the 2014 Ontario Writers’ Conference “Story Starter Contest” featured image for the month. (Jan ’14)

Show & Reading – Four “TexTiles” featured at The Vault “Small Works” exhibition. Reading given at the official opening. (Dec ’13 – Jan ’14)

Recommended ReadSlipstream included on Open Book Ontario‘s “Focus On: Durham Region – The Recommended Reads” list. (Dec ’13)

Feature – in Open Book Ontario‘s “Focus On” series: Ingrid’s “Here Be Writers – Charting One Writer’s Journey in Literary Durham Region.” (Dec ’13)

Exhibition & Award – “TexTiles” awarded first prize at Whitby Station Gallery’s Mind & Matter exhibition, selected by jurors Anik Glaude, Gil McElroy, and Alice Teichert. (Nov ’13–Jan ’14)

Book Event – Ingrid was host/interviewer at an evening with Red Maple Nonfiction Award-winning author Bill Swan. Whitby Public Library. (Nov ’13)

Artist’s Book Listed – Slipstream listed in the Art Gallery of York University’s “Artist’s Book of the Moment 2013” (ABotM) exhibition and competition. (Nov ’13)

A Mention – Journalist, author, and military historian Ted Barris gave a shout-out in his article “The Face of Writing.” (Fall ’13)

Cameo Appearance – Textworks appeared in “Take a City”, an insightful article on the Matilda Magtree blog. (Sep ’13)

Art Festival – OshawaSpaceInvaders: “Contemporary Art in Temporary Spaces – A Celebration of Visual Art in Downtown Oshawa.” (Sep ’13)

Encore screenshotGuest Essayist – Ingrid was guest columnist of “Ephemeris” for Encore Literary Magazine, where her essays “Linkage” tackles language, labels, and limitations. (Aug ’13)

Reading – at More2Life4Women magazine’s “Summer Solstice Open Mic” in Whitby. (Jun ’13)

Reading – with other poets at Toronto book launch and celebration of the late Daryl Hine’s posthumous collection “A Reliquary and Other Poems” (Fitzhenry & Whiteside) at Ben McNally Books. (May ’13)

CBC Feature – a short piece, “Driving Away”, appeared on CBC-CanadaWrites HYPERLOCAL, “stories of changing neighbourhoods from Canadians across the country”. (May ’13)

Literary Event – Ingrid was host/interviewer at Blue Heron Books’ “Books & Brunch” at Wooden Sticks Golf Club in Uxbridge. (Apr ’13)

Reading – at Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, with fellow Durham Region poets. (Apr ’13)

Poem Broadsides – “Rumours Of Sky” and “Timekeeping With A Friend” available for purchase as a package from ARKITEXWERKS. (May ’13)

Artist’s BookBinaReCodings: ‘In the beginning was the word’ toured North America with Art House Co-op’s “Sketchbook Project 2013” and the Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY. Read more in the Wall Street Journal. (2013)

Recommended ReadRichard Outram: Essays on His Works listed by Open Book Ontario a “Recommended Reads – Cobourg and Port Hope”.

Open BookCurator – of March’s entry about Richard Outram’s former home in Port Hope, Ontario featured as Open Book Ontario‘s “Ontario Literary Landmark”.

Essay – “Only the Words” (archived text only) accompanied by selected photos of the textwork “The Etymologist’s Collection”, featured by (Feb ’13)

Exhibition – Station Gallery, Whitby. A piece created for the “BinaReCodings” series was the second artwork selected by a patron from among over one hundred available at the fundraiser event. (Apr ’13)

Chair Affair 2013Durham Community Foundation participating artist. (Feb ’13)

Sketchbook Project 2013 The project toured North American cities from March to August and is permanently housed in the Brooklyn Art Library. View Ingrid’s BinaReCodings: ‘In the beginning was the word’ book page, online in the Digital Library, or in person at the Brooklyn Art Library.

Juried Exhibition – “Shift”, Station Gallery, Whitby. (Dec ’12–Jan ’13)

Work Featured – in‘s “Poets on Art” section. (Nov ’12)

Book Event – Once again, Ingrid appeared as host/interviewer at Whitby Public Library with authors Ruth E. Walker and Allison Baggio during the library’s annual “November Noir”.

Artist’s Talk – Station Gallery’s “Super Sunday: Text Collage”, Whitby. (Nov ’12)

Curated Exhibition – “Reading the Image” at Station Gallery, Whitby, with John Di Leonardo, Jean-Michel Komarnicki, Helen Bajorek MacDonald, Kal Honey, and Toni Hamel. (Oct–Dec ’12)

The Best Canadian Poetry selection & readingThe Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2012 anthology (eds. Molly Peacock & Carmine Starnino) launched in Toronto by Tightrope Books. (Oct ’12)
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Book Review – written for the National Post appears in July 28, 2012 print edition.

Six Autumn Exhibitions in 2012:

Sep 8–Oct 14“Off the Page”, Surfacing, Station Gallery, Whitby
Sep 22–29 “Book<>Art”, Blue Heron Studio & Books, Uxbridge*
Sep 20–Oct 25 “Slipstream”, Ajax Town Hall
Oct 20–Dec 2 “Reading the Image”, Station Gallery
Nov 3–Dec 23 “Allan’s Artists”, Silverstone Gallery, Pickering
Dec 8–Jan 6, 2013 “Shift” Annual Members Exhibition, Station Gallery

Award – Ingrid’s artwork “dBooked” was awarded first prize in the “Book<->Art” exhibition, Blue Heron Studio, Uxbridge, Ontario. (2012)

Book Reviews – for Richard Outram: Essays on His Works (Guernica Editions, 2011) appeared on Northern Poetry Review and on

Two-Book Review – written for Northern Poetry Review.

Associate Editor – Ingrid joined the staff of Northern Poetry Review (NPR).

New Poems Gloomcupboard magazine online, featured several of Ingrid’s poems.

InterviewNorthern Poetry Review (NPR) with poet Leigh Kotsilidis.

Poems Selected – for Poet to Poet anthology (Guernica Editions, 2012) and Mess: the hospital anthology (Tightrope Books, 2013).

Feature & Cover – East of the City magazine, Arts issue, featured “Caught in the Slipstream”, about Ingrid’s latest work, written by Heather O’Connor. (Fall ’11)

Juried Exhibition – “Rock, Paper, Scissors”, Station Gallery, Whitby (Fall ’11).

Related imageBook Event – Ingrid appeared as host/interviewer at Whitby Public Library’s “November Noir”. (Nov ’11)

Literary LandmarkOpen Book Ontario article written by Ingrid about the home of Canadian poet Richard Outram, in conjunction with the release of Richard Outram: Essays on His Works by Guernica Editions.

New Books Slipstream – a textwork (published by ARKITEXWERKS) and Richard Outram: Essays on His Works (Guernica Editions). Launches held in Toronto and at the Visual Arts Centre of Clarington in Bowmanville. (Fall ’11)

Poem Set to MusicGreat Canadian Haiku Project anthology, with 16 other writers whose haiku were set to music by Hawksley Workman, Royal Wood, Emm Gryner, and Catherine McInnes then performed at Home County Folk Festival, London, ON. Hosted by CBC Radio 3’s Grant Lawrence, streamed live and recorded by 94.9 CHRW radio. (Jun ’11)

Interviews – “On Writing and Mixed Media, with Ingrid Ruthig” appeared in Open Book Ontario. And “Who’s Who” by Heather O’Connor appeared in WCDR’s WordWeaver. Poems – The Antigonish Review Volume 42, No.165.

Spring Shows – One work at Station Gallery (Apr ’11), and Slipstream at Aurora Cultural Centre. (Jan–Apr ’11)

Book Event – Ingrid appeared as the host/interviewer of this event, held at Whitby’s Centennial Building and organized by Whitby Public Library.

Juried Exhibition – “Japanese Staging Of An Ontario Play” textwork, Whitby Station Gallery’s “Looking Forward, Looking Back” show. (Dec ’10–Jan ’11)

LogoReadingPandora’s Box Salon “Some Like It Hot” event, Aurora Cultural Centre, in conjunction with the exhibition of Slipstream – a textwork. (Feb ’11)

Listed Author – Durham Region Local Authors Database, hosted by Ajax Public Library.

Guest Co-Facilitator – WCDR “Reading As Writers” (RAW) discussion about Rabindranath Maharaj’s first novel Homer in Flight. (Nov–Dec ’10)

HomeSolo Exhibitions – “Fragments of the Missing” series appeared at Central Whitby Public Library, while the textwork series “Slipstream” appeared at Artspace on the Mezzanine, Clarington Public Library, Bowmanville. (Oct–Nov ’10)

Poems Selected – by the Parliamentary Poet Laureate were featured on the Parliamentary “Poem of the Month” website, where they remain archived. (June & July ’10) Image result for pine ridge arts council

Solo Show – “Fragments of the Missing”, Ontario Power Generation Information Centre, Pickering, ON (part of PineRidge Art Council’s “Art in Public Places” initiative). (May–Jun ’10)

Seven Questions, Now and Then” – featured on RAW “Reading As Writers” online.

Related imageBook Event – Ingrid appeared as host/interviewer at Whitby Central Public Library. (May ’10)

Book Review – written for Northern Poetry Review on Moez Surani’s poetry collection Reticent Bodies.

Anthology & Reading – work appeared in Rogue Stimulus (eds. Stephen Brockwell & Stuart Ross, Mansfield Press), which was launched in Toronto. (Mar ’10)

Interview – appeared Maisonneuve magazine, with Rabindranath Maharaj about his novel The Amazing Absorbing Boy.

Experimental Poems – appeared in Ditch, anthology 4 (canadian) (innovative poets), Trainwreck Press. 

Scholarship – awarded a Writers’ Community of Durham Region (WCDR) scholarship. (May ’10)

Group ShowArtspace on the Mezzanine, Bowmanville, with artists Jane Eccles, Olex Wlasenko, Jean-Michel Komarnicki, Sally Thurlow, Margaret Rodgers, David B. Gillespie. (Dec ’09)

Poems – appeared in Gloom Cupboard magazine and Grain (Volume 36.3) literary journal.

Reviews – written for Quill & Quire (Dec ’09) and Northern Poetry Review

Profile – appeared in Surfacing arts magazine. (Fall ’09)

Reading & Discussion – “More Than Meets The Ear: Artists and Writers in Dialogue”, an evening of readings/discussion among artists & writers with work featured at ‘Artspace on the Mezzanine’, Clarington Public Library, Bowmanville. (’09)

Editorial Board memberLichen Literary Journal & Lichen Arts & Letters Preview (editor, poetry & visual art). (’00-’07)