• “Pro Panel” guest at Writers’ Community of Durham Region’s December Round Table, Whitby.
• Guest speaker at “Making Space” talk, Durham Region Artist’s Meet-up, Station Gallery, Whitby.
• Article about Re|Visions by Will McGuirk appears in SlowCity.ca.
• Creative writing workshop “What Will They Know of Us?” held in conjunction with solo show, Re|Visions, at Station Gallery, Whitby.
• “Unravelling Strands, Reweaving History: An Interview with Ingrid Ruthig“, Whitby Station Gallery.
• Review of THIS BEING by Jill Stoner appears in Canadian Architect magazine.
• Ingrid Ruthig: Re|Visions solo exhibition appears October 14 – December 19 at Station Gallery, Whitby, Ontario.
• “Curiosity and the Ordinary” interview appears on “Transactions with Beauty” with Shawna Lemay.
• THIS BEING wins the League of Canadian Poets 2017 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award for best first book of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year. View Ingrid’s League membership page. (June 10)
• Guest speaker at artist “Tour & Talk” for Durham Reach exhibition, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa.
• Work appears in the Durham Reach exhibition catalogue, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa.
• “Portrait of the Redacted” shown at Durham Reach exhibition, January 27 – April 2 at Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa. Read Will McGuirk’s article in the February 5 Toronto Star Sunday Edition.
2017 & 2016 Appearances:
Whitby, Dec 9, 2017, Writers Community of Durham Region, pro panel guest
Whitby, Dec 7, Station Gallery, guest 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 visitor
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
Cobourg, Jul 7, Lay Your Word Down poetry series, reading
Toronto, Jun 8, Ben McNally Books, book launch
Whitby, May 26, Station Gallery, book launch
Ajax, Apr 30, Ontario Writers’ Conference Festival of Authors, reading
• Guest author on “Telling Stories with Jules Carlysle”, episode 3 of 2016-17 season on Rogers TV, September & October 2016 in Ontario, with repeat broadcasts throughout 2017.
• Featured in St. Marys Journal Argus (October 8th print edition) and other Metroland papers online.
• “12 or 20 questions”, an interview with rob mclennan on his blog.
• Review of This Being appears in Northumberland Today. (June 20)
• This Being listed on 49th Shelf’s “On Our Radar: The Summer Edition“.
• Interview at SlowCity magazine, with Will McGuirk.
• “Altered States: Poems from This Being” featured in Numéro Cinq magazine.
• Guest author at Ontario Writers’ Conference Festival of Authors in Ajax, Ontario (with Teva Harrison and Andrew F. Sullivan).
• “Unpacking Poetry: Exploring the Essential Poets Series” instructor resources now available on The Porcupine’s Quill website.
• Guest author, “Word on the Hills” radio interview (for Poetry Month) on Northumberland 89.7FM, with hosts Felicity Sidnell Reid and Gwynn Scheltema. Originally aired in mid-April, the archived podcast is available for listening.
• Guest appearance on “Art Waves” radio, an interview in Hamilton, Ontario, with Shane Neilson, Amanda Jernigan, and host Bernadette Rule, to discuss Canadian poets (Richard Outram, Anne Wilkinson, and M. Travis Lane) and their own contributions as editors of The Essential Poets Series published by The Porcupine’s Quill. Listen to the archived program #277 here.
• New poem appears at “Sunrise with Sea Monsters“, Wolsak & Wynn poetry editor Paul Vermeersch’s website of eponymous poems inspired by JMW Turner’s painting.
• The Essential Anne Wilkinson is reviewed by Melissa Dalgleish in The Bull Calf Review.
• “A Little and A Lot“, a review of The Essential Anne Wilkinson in Canadian Literature 224, Spring 2015 issue.
• Toronto Poetry Map includes poem “Shift Change” (from 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.”
• “The Narrative of Marie” textwork appears in Station Gallery‘s annual juried exhibition (November 2015 – January 2016) and is awarded first prize.
• Introduction to the work of Canadian modernist poet Anne Wilkinson appears in Brick Books’ 40th anniversary celebration of Canadian poetry.
• “The Narrative of Marie” textwork features in Venus febriculosa‘s competition based on UK artist Tom Phillips’ altered book, A Humument. Phillips selected the winner. Also view favourites here. Venus febriculosa is “dedicated to fostering interest in the relationship between literature and the visual arts.”
• Appears on the “Ten great authors living, writing in Durham Region” list.
• “A Place to Stand” textwork exhibited in “Drawing for Art” show at Station Gallery, Whitby, and features in a WCDR workshop.
January & February, 2015
• The Essential Anne Wilkinson named a 2014 “Book of the Year” by CNQ Canadian Notes & Queries.
• Guest poet at “Lay Your Word Down” poetry series, Cobourg, Ontario.
• Guest poet at “Writers in my Residence” with Stuart Ross in Whitby, Ontario, hosted by Carin Makuz.
• “Mary S.” (a textwork from the “Heads of Fate” series) wins second prize at Station Gallery’s “Slice of Life” juried exhibition, Whitby (November, 2014 – January, 2015).
• New poems appear in The Antigonish Review issue #179.
• The Essential Anne Wilkinson, poems, introduced and selected by Ingrid, appears as Volume 11 in the Essential Poets Series by Porcupine’s Quill, which presents the works of Canada’s most celebrated poets.
• Work from “TexTiles” series shown at Oshawa Space Invaders 2014 Urban Art Festival. View photos.
• “Words of the Season” reading, Pickering, Ontario, during Durham Region’s Culture Days celebration.
• Numéro Cinq feature reappears on Bookmarking Book Art.
• Host & interviewer at Ontario Writers’ Conference Festival of Authors (with Karen Connelly, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, and Catherine Bush).
• Antoinette’s Head shown at Station Gallery’s “Drawing for Art”.
• Contributor to MESS: The Hospital Anthology (Tightrope Books), and to A Rewording Life anthology, in support of the Alzheimer’s Foundation.
• Community teaching assistant for UPenn’s Coursera MOOC “Modern & Contemporary American Poetry” (or “ModPo”), facilitated by Prof. Al Filreis.
• Royal Conservatory of Music & Ontario Arts Council’s Artist-Educator Foundations Course.
• “On the Weaving Together of Writers and Editors” interview appears on “Stories, Words and Whispers” blog.
• Artist’s book The Arbitrary Text Of Wreckage (call number: 225.58-8) joins BinaReCodings at the Brooklyn Art Library. Part of The Sketchbook Project 2014, the book toured Canada and the US from March to October.
• The textwork, dBooked, appears in a group show at Ajax’s McLean Recreation Complex, Ajax, Ontario January through February.
• Confluence, a commissioned textwork, is 2014 Ontario Writers’ Conference “Story Starter Contest” featured image for the month.
• Four works from TexTiles series appear at The Vault in the “Small Works” exhibition (December 2013 – January 2014). Reading given at the official opening.
• “Here Be Writers: Charting One Writer’s Journey in Literary Durham Region” article appears in Open Book Ontario‘s “Focus On” series.
• TexTiles wins first prize at Whitby Station Gallery’s Mind & Matter exhibition (November 2013 – January 2014) via jurors Anik Glaude, Gil McElroy, and Alice Teichert.
• Host & interviewer at an evening with Red Maple Nonfiction Award-winning author Bill Swan, Whitby Public Library.
• Slipstream listed in the Art Gallery of York University’s “Artist’s Book of the Moment 2013” (ABotM) exhibition and competition.
• Author Ted Barris gives a shout-out in “The Face of Writing.”
• Textworks appear in “Take a City” article on Matilda Magtree blog.
• Work exhibited during Oshawa Space Invaders urban art festival.
• Guest columnist for Encore Literary Magazine,’s “Ephemeris” column. The essay “Linkage” tackles language, labels, and limitations.
• Guest reader at More 2 Life 4 Women magazine’s “Summer Solstice Open Mic”, Whitby.
• Guest reader at Toronto launch & celebration of Daryl Hine’s posthumous collection A Reliquary and Other Poems (Fitzhenry & Whiteside) at Ben McNally Books.
• “Driving Away”, a short feature, appears on CBC’s Canada Writes HYPERLOCAL, “Stories of changing neighbourhoods from Canadians across the country”.
• Poem broadsides “Rumours Of Sky” and “Timekeeping With A Friend” released as a package from ARKITEXWERKS imprint.
• Host & interviewer at Blue Heron Books’ “Books & Brunch” event at Wooden Sticks Golf Club, Uxbridge.
• Guest reader at Visual Arts Centre of Clarington with other Durham Region poets.
• Open Book Ontario lists Richard Outram: Essays on His Works a “Recommended Reads: Cobourg and Port Hope”.
• Textwork from the BinaReCodings series exhibited at Station Gallery, Whitby.
• Curator of Open Book Ontario‘s “Ontario Literary Landmark”: Richard Outram’s former Port Hope, Ontario home.
• “Only the Words” essay (archived text only) accompanied by selected photos of the textwork The Etymologist’s Collection is featured at CanadianPoetries.com.
• Guest artist for Durham Community Foundation’s “Chair Affair 2013”.
• Work appears in the Sketchbook Project 2013, touring North American cities from March to August. Permanently housed in the Brooklyn Art Library, view BinaReCodings: ‘In the beginning was the word’ online or in person.
• Work featured in CanadianPoetries.com‘s “Poets on Art” section.
• Host & interviewer at “November Noir” event, Whitby Public Library, with novelists Ruth E. Walker and Allison Baggio.
• Guest artist for talk presented at Station Gallery’s “Super Sunday: Text Collage”, Whitby.
• Until December 2012, part of curated exhibition, “Reading the Image”, at Station Gallery, Whitby (with John Di Leonardo, Jean-Michel Komarnicki, Helen Bajorek MacDonald, Kal Honey, and Toni Hamel).
• The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2012 anthology Toronto launch reading (eds. Molly Peacock & Carmine Starnino; Tightrope Books).
Exhibitions from September to December, 2012:
• Dec 8 – Jan 6, 2013 “Shift” annual members exhibition, Station Gallery, Whitby
• Nov 3 – Dec 23 “Allan’s Artists” group show, Silverstone Gallery, Pickering
• Oct 20 – Dec 2 “Reading the Image” curated group show, Station Gallery, Whitby
• Sep 20 – Oct 25 Slipstream, solo show, Town Hall, Ajax
• Sep 22 – 29 “Book<>Art”, group show, Blue Heron Studio, Uxbridge (where “dBooked” wins first prize)
• Sep 8 – Oct 14 “Off the Page”, Surfacing group show, Station Gallery, Whitby
• Book review appears in the National Post July 28 print edition.
• Reviews of Richard Outram: Essays on His Works (Guernica Editions, 2011) appear in Northern Poetry Review and NewPages.com.
• Two-book review (by Ingrid) appears in Northern Poetry Review.
• Associate editorship begins at Northern Poetry Review (NPR).
• Gloomcupboard magazine features several poems.
• Northern Poetry Review (NPR) features interview with poet Leigh Kotsilidis.
• Poems selected for Poet to Poet anthology (Guernica Editions, 2012) and Mess: the hospital anthology (Tightrope Books, 2013).
• East of the City magazine’s fall Arts issue features “Caught in the Slipstream” (written by Heather O’Connor) about Ingrid’s latest work.
• Work in “Rock, Paper, Scissors” fall juried exhibition, Station Gallery, Whitby.
• Host & interviewer at Whitby Public Library’s “November Noir” event.
• Open Book Ontario features Ingrid’s Literary Landmark article about Richard Outram’s Port Hope home.
• New books, Slipstream – a textwork (ARKITEXWERKS) and Richard Outram: Essays on His Works (Guernica Editions) launched this fall in Toronto and the Visual Arts Centre of Clarington in Bowmanville.
• In June, for the Great Canadian Haiku Project anthology, a poem by Ingrid, along with those of sixteen other writers, was set to music by Hawksley Workman, Royal Wood, Emm Gryner, and Catherine McInnes then performed at Home County Folk Festival, London, ON. It was hosted by CBC Radio 3’s Grant Lawrence, streamed live and recorded by 94.9 CHRW radio.
• “On Writing and Mixed Media, with Ingrid Ruthig” appeared in Open Book Ontario, and “Who’s Who” (by Heather O’Connor) appeared in the Writer’s Community of Durham Region’s WordWeaver publication.
• New poems appear in The Antigonish Review Volume 42, No.165.
• New textworks appear at Station Gallery (April), and Slipstream is exhibited at the Aurora Cultural Centre from Januaray to April.
• Host & interviewer at book launch, Centennial Building, hosted by Whitby Public Library.
• Guest reader at Pandora’s Box Salon “Some Like It Hot” event, Aurora Cultural Centre, in conjunction with the exhibition of Slipstream – a textwork, in February.
• Japanese Staging Of An Ontario Play textwork exhibited in Whitby Station Gallery’s “Looking Forward, Looking Back” show from December to January 2011.
• Listed author on Durham Region Local Authors Database, hosted by Ajax Public Library.
• Guest co-facililtator of WCDR “Reading As Writers” (RAW) discussion about Rabindranath Maharaj’s first novel Homer in Flight in November and December.
• Solo exhibitions Fragments of the Missing appears at Central Whitby Public Library and Slipstream appears at Artspace on the Mezzanine, Clarington Public Library, Bowmanville. (Oct–Nov ’10)
• Poems selected by the Parliamentary Poet Laureate featured & archived on Parliamentary “Poem of the Month” website. (June & July ’10)
• Fragments of the Missing solo show exhibited at Ontario Power Generation Information Centre, Pickering, ON through the PineRidge Art Council. (May–Jun ’10)
• “Seven Questions, Now and Then” featured on “Reading As Writers” online.
• Host & interviewer at Whitby Central Public Library. (May ’10)
• Book review appears in Northern Poetry Review (on Moez Surani’s poetry collection Reticent Bodies).
• Work appears in Rogue Stimulus (eds. Stephen Brockwell & Stuart Ross; Mansfield Press) and launched in Toronto. (Mar ’10)
• Interview appears Maisonneuve magazine (with Rabindranath Maharaj re The Amazing Absorbing Boy).
• Experimental poems appear in Ditch, anthology 4 (canadian) (innovative poets) (Trainwreck Press).
• Awarded a Writers’ Community of Durham Region (WCDR) scholarship. (May ’10)
• Work appears in group show in December at Artspace on the Mezzanine, Bowmanville (with Jane Eccles, Olex Wlasenko, Jean-Michel Komarnicki, Sally Thurlow, Margaret Rodgers, David B. Gillespie).
• Book reviews appear in Quill & Quire (Dec ’09) and Northern Poetry Review.
• Profile appears in Surfacing arts magazine. (Fall ’09)
• Appearance at “More Than Meets The Ear: Artists and Writers in Dialogue”, an evening of readings and discussion among artists & writers, with work featured at ‘Artspace on the Mezzanine’, Clarington Public Library, Bowmanville.
• Editorial board member for Lichen Literary Journal and Lichen Arts & Letters Preview (poetry & visual art) from 2000-2007.