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Education
2015 - Present, PhD Art History, Western University, London
2015, MA Art History, Westerun University, London
2011, BFA Photography, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver
2006, BA (Hons) English/History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's

Group Exhibition
Keepers, Forest City Gallery, London, ON, 2016
Young is Old, Concourse Gallery, Western University, 2016
Euro Spa (Pop Up Exhibition), 325 Weston Rd, unit 4D, Toronto, 2015
Wish List, Forest City Gallery, London, ON, 2014
Summer Night Slides, Vancouver Art Gallery, 2013
Summer Night Slides, Vancouver Art Gallery, 2012
Three Views of Vancouver (permanent installation), St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, 2011
The June Bookstore, Vancouver, 2011
Four Rooms, The Waldorf, Vancouver, 2011
57 Varieties, Mitchell Press Gallery, Vancouver, 2011
Selfish Desires and Panochromatic Pleasures, Antisocial Gallery, Vancouver, 2010
Moving Through the Image, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, 2009
Analog Show, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, 2009

Artist Books
Young is Old, co-authored with Paul Chartrand, Sarah Munro, Charles Lee Harris, Christof Migone, Quinn Smallboy, Quintin Teszeri. London: Western University Department of Visual Arts, 2016
photo diary 2011-2012, Vancouver: No Party Books, 2013 | Click for information
Heads of Education, Vancouver: No Party Books, 2011 | Click for information
Best View, Vancouver: No Party Books, 2011 | Click for information

Published In
Woo Magazine, Spring 2011, Fall 2010
Adbusters, Issue #91, 90, 89, 88, 85, 2009-2010
Paragon, 2007

Curatorial Experience
Cold Front (co-curated with Beatriz Asfora, Brad Morosan, Kelsey Perreault, Caroline Rabideau, Mackenzie Sinclair, Sarah Bassnett, and Catherine Elliot Shaw), McIntosh Gallery, London, ON, 2017
Snake in my Mouth: Items and Correspondences from Vera McNichol, D.B. Weldon Library, London, ON, 2016
What do you Want? Good Sport, London, ON, 2015
Reading Room: Collaborations with A.D. Coleman, The Petrified Forest Gallery, London, ON, 2014
Night Vision, Vancouver, 2013
What am I After?, Fortune Project Space, Vancouver, 2013
The June Bookstore, Vancouver, 2011
Four Rooms, The Waldorf, Vancouver, 2011
Emily Carr University Photo blog, 2010-2011
Works by Kate Noble, Cribby Gallery, Vancouver, 2010
Moving Through the Image, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, 2009

Press / Awards
Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Provincial Government of Ontario
Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2015
Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, SSHRC, 2014
Ontario Graduate Scholarship, awarded and declined, 2014
Western Graduate Research Scholarship, Western University, 2013
Finalist, Idea Art Award 2013, Vancouver
"Artist Feature: Ruth Skinner | The Cheaper Show No.10"
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Artist Interviews
"Interview: Jamelie Hassan"; "Interview: Kim Moodie"; "Interview: Thelma Rosner," in Cold Front, edited by Beatriz Asfora and Brad Morosan, London: McIntosh Gallery, 2017
"Artist interviews: Sherry Czekus, Lynette de Montreuil, Mike Pszczonak, Niloufar Salimi, Matthew Tarini," in The sum of two and three, one more than four, edited by Mike Pszczonak and Ruth Skinner, London: ArtLab Gallery, 2014
"Seeing more than thinking: an interview with John King." Newfoundland Quarterly, Winter 2013
"Queen of Tsawassen: An Interview with Inventory's Anthony Hooper" for The Canadian Photographic Portfolio Society
Andrew Jenkins, What am I After?
Jeff Downer, What am I After?
Alexa Stroth, What am I After?
Jason Edwards and Yvonne Hachkowski in conversation, What am I After?
Raymond Boisjoly, ViA
Bradley Harms, ViA
Meghan Paterson, ViA
Chris von Szombathy, ViA
Neil Wedman

Images of Dave Kemp's camera obscura are courtesy of Dave Kemp. Images of Brad Isaacs's installation are documentation of work which is copyright Brad Isaacs. "Jesus" photograph is copyright to Mark Kasumovic. Plastiglomerate (Found Object) is attributed to Kelly Jazvac in collaboration with Dr. Patricia Corcoran, image by Jeff Elstone. All other images copyright Ruth Skinner, 2017.
ruth.skinner@gmail.com