Book/ Book Chapters

Szeman, Imre. Beer, R., Wilson, S., et al. (2016) After Oil  Pub. Petrocultures Research Group — April 2016. Visit After Oil for more information.

Beer, R & Baker, K. Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish, and Oil Creative Placemaking through Aesthetic Engagement, Journal of Art and Life (JAFL) Vol. 8, Florida State University

Beer, R. & Olauson I. (2014). Trading Routes: The Intersection of Art Practices and Place. In Jokela, T. and Coutts, G. (Eds.) Relate North 2014: Engagement, Art and Representation. Rouveniemi, Finland: University of Lapland Press.

Beer, R. and Grauer, K. (2013). Catch and Release: Arts-based research and interdisciplinary pedagogical encounters with interactive new media artwork within social history museums as informal learning sites. [Raw story data incorporated into Rolling, J. H., Jr. (Ed.), Arts-Based Research Primer. New York, New York: Peter Lang.]

Triggs, V., Irwin, R., Beer, R., Springgay, S., Grauer, K., & Xiong, G. (2011). Multiplicity of Movement in Nature, Culture and Public Pedagogy. In McLean, C., & Kelly, R. (Eds.), Creative Arts in Research for Community and Cultural Change. Calgary, Alberta: Detselig/Temeron Press.

Triggs, V., Irwin, R., Beer, R., Grauer, K., Springgay, S., & Xiong, G. (2010). The City of Richgate: Decentred Public Pedagogy. In J. Sandlin, B. Schultz & J. Burdick (Eds.), Handbook of Public Pedagogy (p. 299–312). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.


Selected Journal Articles

Sorkin, R and Wynne (2016) Fire and Ice in the Academy : The Rise of the Integrative Humanities. Literary Review of Canada, vol 24 no. 6 pg. 14–16 July/August 2016. Related Information.

Priegert, Portia (2016). Ruth Beer States of Matter Exhibition. Galleries West (summer) pg. 27, Vol 15 No. 2.

Lawrence, Robin, Ruth Beer: States of Matter Preview Magazine June/July/August
p. 24 Magazine

Ruth Beer: States of Matter exhibition, Intersections (video) image published in  Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions: Knowledge, Insight, Action (PICS), University of Victoria, Spring Newsletter P.3

Beer, R. & Baker, K.  (in print) Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish, and Oil Creative Placemakingthrough Aesthetic Engagement,  JAFL , Florida State University

Schneider, Laura and George Harris (2016). Ruth Beer: States of Matter Catalogue. Published by The Reach Gallery Museum and Two Rivers Gallery, BC. November 2016. 75 pages.

Beer, Ruth (2016). States of Matter.  Educational Materials for Prince George Public Schools,  Published by Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, BC. April 29- July 10, 2016.

Seibert, Amanda (2016). Gallery Surf: Edzy Edzed, Ruth Beer, Jamie Evrard, and more. Georgia Straight: Arts Features. March 4, 2016.

Beer R., Huijnen, P., & Grauer, K. (2013). Catch + Release: Experimental Learning Through Contemporary Art in a Heritage Museum Context. The International Journal of the Inclusive Museum, 5(3), 27–36.

Beer, R. and Grauer, K. (2013). Investigating the Impact of Community Arts Practices on Marginalized Youth (conference proceedings). INSEA conference, Canterbury, UK. June 24–26.

Wanner, A and Beer, R. (2013). Found Data: Generating Natural Looking Shapes by Appropriating Scientific Data (conference proceedings). Paper presented at the CoAx2103 Computation, Communication, Aesthetics and X conference. University of Bergano, Bergano, Italy June 26–28

Beer, R. and Grauer, K. (2012). Catch + Release: Artworks Inspiring Insight into Environmental Issues. International Journal of Art and Design Education IJETA, 8(3), 349–360.

Beer, R., Irwin, R., Grauer, K. & Xiong, G. (2010). Research and Creation: Socially-engaged Art in the City of Richgate Project. International Journal of Education Through Art, 6(3), 213–227.



Webb-Campbell, Shannon. (2016) Review: Petrocultures: Lets Talk about Oil. The Overcast. August 10, 2016.

Ruth Beer (2016) interview with Camille MacDonald on CKPG TV, Prince George. April 28, 2016.

Priegert, Portia, (2016). Ruth Beer, “States of Matter,” Two Rivers Gallery
Galleries West. April 28, 2016.

Seibert, Amanda. (2016). Gallery Surf: Edzy Edzed, Ruth Beer, Jamie Evrard, and more. Georgia Straight: Arts Features. March 4, 2016.

Ruth Beer (2016). Extract, form, and print. Galleries West. March 3, 2016.

Din, H. & Licka, C.E. (2015). Relate North 2015 Symposium and Exhibition: Culture, Community & Communication, exhibition catalog. Anchorage, Alaska: University of Alaska Department of Art.

Young, R. (2015). Gulf of Georgia Cannery: Remembering When Canneries Were King.HARBORS, 6(5), 48–56.

Pablo, C. (2015). Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish and Oil explores resource extraction in B.C.The Georgia Straight. July 13, 2015.

Riaz, F. (2015). Cannery exhibition captures pipeline impacts. Richmond News. July 12, 2015.

Chaisson, C. (2015). Rivers, Fish and Oil: Soundscapes and the Lapping Tides of Carbon Colonialism. Breach Magazine.

Chaisson, C. (2015). Black Gold: The Esoteric and the Ecological
‑Or noir: l’ésotérique et l’écologique. Espace Printemps-été, Spring-Summer 2015 Issue 110, pp. 22–30.

Pablo, C. (2015). Gulf of Georgia Cannery recalls historical racism in B.C.The Georgia Straight. June 15, 2015.

Pablo, C. (2015). The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish and Oil at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. The Georgia Straight. June 12, 2015.

Harkonen, E. & Jokela, T. (2014). Art, Heritage, and Identity, exhibition catalogue. Rovaniemi, Finland: Lapland University Press.

Jonsdottir, A. B. (2013). Relate North, exhibition catalogue. Rekyjavik, Iceland: Nordic House Gallery.

Dysart, J. (2013). Strait Lines + Disrupting Currents. Haida Gwaii, BC: Haida Gwaii Museum. May 27, 2013.

Jokela, T. (2012). Cultural Encounters, exhibition catalogue. Rovaniemi, Finland: Arktikkum Gallery.

Cultural Encounters. (2012). Rovaniemi Daily News, Culture Section. November 11, 2012.

Wong, Rita. Disrupting Currents: Catch + Release. (2010). FUSE Magazine.