Ingrid Dabringer

Administrator & Coordinator 1st Annual SSM Art-a-thon

Summary of Qualifications

  • Instructor – Durham College School of Media, Art & Design & Algonquin College for Video Production, Documentary Studio, Audio Capture Video Production for Fine Arts, Foundations in Wood & Photography.
  • Research – Art as a serious Method of Engagement in Ontario Ministry of Education for well-being & 21st Century Competencies.
  • Curriculum Mapping – Durham College & Boston University Masters in the Arts of Arts Education specializing in curriculum mapping for media literacy to meet both US and Ontario grade school and higher education
  • Hardware & Software Expertise – Fluent in both PC & Apple platforms with extensive use of Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office products for multi-media presentations. WordPress blogs, Online Auctions, Online asset management and file conversion software, knowledge of entire film production processes and online education delivery processes.
  • Materials & Processes – Plaster, Wood, Felting, Acrylic, Watercolours, Pastels, Pencil, X-rays, mixed-media, multi-media, installations, happenings, community-based art education.
  • Large-scale production management of people, equipment and locations classrooms & in the film industry.
  • Clear goal-setting & complete execution of community-based initiatives.
  • Grant writing success


  • Boston University, Masters in the Arts in Art Education, 2016
  • Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Sculpture & Art Ed, 1998 – 2004
  • Queen’s University, B.A. Honours, Film Studies, 1989 – 1993

Grants, Commissions, Boards and Publications

  • National Roundtable on Teacher Education in the Arts,
    Steering Committee, 2016 – 2017
  • Advisory Committee on the Arts, OCDSB, Vice Chair, 2016 – 2017
  • Kickstarter Grant, Invisible Landscapes, Nuit Blanche Ottawa+Gatineau, 2014
  • Arts Council of Sault Ste. Marie, Board Member, 2012 – 2013
    1st Annual Art-a-thon Fundraiser 2013, Program Coordinator
  • Big Kids Magazine, Publication, Treasure Maps, p. 36, 2012
  • Journal of the Motherhood Initiative, Publication, Cover Art, Fall/Winter, 2011
  • Ontario Arts Council, Northern Arts Grant, The MotherHood Experience, 2010

 Work History

Instructor/Curriculum Mapping, 2013 – 2016
Durham College, School of Media, Art & Design

  • Wrote curriculum for Video Production, Audio Capture, Documentary Studio and Video Production for Fine Arts courses.
  • Emphasis on meeting National US Core Standards as well as Ontario’s Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities’ Essential Employability Skills & Course Learning Outcomes.
  • Courses geared towards learning digital asset management, media production and literacy, as well as social media awareness within an historical context.

Instructor – Algonquin College, Photography, 2015

Instructor – NVAC & NCAC, Summer Camp & March Break AudioVisual Production, 2014 – 2015

Props Master – Pride of Lions, Director: Sidney Furie, 2012


  • Children’s Rehabilitation Centre Projects in Paper, 2012
  • Sault Youth Association  Felting, 2012
  • Sault Youth Association  After-school art, Collage, 2011
  • Sault Youth Association Plaster and Moldmaking, 2010-11
  • Sault Senior Center Felting and Printmaking classes, 2010-11

Soul Productions – Small business owner of a Multi-media arts studio, 2007 – 2013

  • Small Business Owner – Grant Writing, Sales, Promotion, Design, Production,  Logistics, Bookkeeping and Education.
  • Board of Directors – Arts Council of Sault Ste. Marie & District.
  • Community Coordinator – Hosted the SSM Art-a-thon, 5 venues, 6 artists and online progressive auction from 4 prominent community business donations.
  • Website Management – Web developer and administrator of Soo Art Classes website and the SSMArt-a-thon website and Facebook online progressive auction.
  • Designer/ArtistMixed-media 2D and 3D presentations exhibited in Sault Ste. Marie, Toronto, Chicago and Ottawa.
  • Community Outreach Workshops & Volunteer – Sault Youth Association, Children’s Rehabilitation Centre, Bay Street Senior Centre.

Manager of Accounts and OperationsResource Vision Inc., 2007 – 2010

  • Developed marketing vision from logo design to Website production
  • Manager of administration and payroll for a small business
  • Prepared funding applications for NOHFC, BDC and RBC
  • Managed communications with lawyers, insurance brokers and CRA

Television Production, 1997 – 2002

  • Non-Profit Television Producer – Somerville Producer’s Group Dead Air Live
  • Produced/Directed four 1-hour live shows about food, food security, buskers and Halloween
  • Television Producer – Ecology Channel
    Coordinated Host, Interviewee, subject matter, studio time and technicians

Assistant Directing, 1993 – 1997

  • Assistant Director – Toxic Dreams, Rhapsody, Wounded, Kissed, Danny Diamond and The Michelle Apartments, Assisted with talent management and on-set crew management
  • Director’s Guild Production AssistantX-Files, Millennium, Outer Limits, Ronnie & Julie, Assisted with on-set logistics for film crews of over 100 people

Independent Film Producer, 1992 – 1998

Independent Film Writer, Director, Producer

  • The Bus Stop,  1997
    6½ min., 16mm, B/W film, Accepted to Bilbao International film festival
  • A Bath, 1993
    15 min., 16mm, Group Thesis Film for Queen’s University
    Accepted to Montreal International Film Festival

 Film Screening Experience

  • Dead Air Live, 1998 – 2002
    Produced live bi-monthly TV shows at the longest running community access television station in US, Somerville Massachusetts
  • The Bus Stop, 1998
    Bilbao International Documentary and Independent Film Festival, Spain
  • A Bath, 1993
    Montreal International Film Festival, Montreal, QC

Visual Arts Exhibition

  • Hintonburg Happening, Invisible Landscape, Wellington Village, Ottawa, 2016
  • Nuit Blanche, Parkdale Market Playground, Wellington Village, Ottawa, 2014
  • ArtPrize, Medical Mile Food Court, Grand Rapids, MI, 2012
  • Mapping Ourselves, Loplops Gallery and Lounge, SSM, ON, 2012
  • Great Big Smalls Show, Cube Gallery, Ottawa, ON, 2011
  • 14th Annual Motherhood Conference, The Motherhood Initiative, T.O., 2011
  • Contemporary Arts, Contemporary Arts Fest, The Auld Kirk, Thessalon, ON 2011
  • Rapture & Lemonade, A.P.E., Awaken Arts Festival, SSM, ON, 2011
  • Yellow Walk-about, A.P.E., Awaken Arts Festival, SSM, ON, 2011
  • The MotherHood Experience, Cafe Natura, SSM, (OAC Funding), ON, 2011
  • Image and Word, SmArt Gallery, Chicago, Il, 2011
  • NowStorm, SmArt Gallery, Chicago, Il, 2010
  • Maps As Our Stage, The Auld Kirk, Thessalon, ON, 2010
  • Toronto Nuit Blanche, Cream Tangerine Gallery Cafe, Toronto, ON, 2010
  • The Land’s Our Stage, Illustrated Map, Café Natura, SSM, ON , 2010
  • The Lines That Bind, Meditations on Lines, Café Natura, SSM, ON, 2009

Interviews & Press