About Ian Tamblyn
Ian is a Juno Award-winning musician, playwright, producer, and adventurer. He has released thirty-eight records and written six plays. He is a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and has received the Estelle Klein and Helen Verger awards for his contributions to Canadian folk music. He holds an honorary doctorate from Lakehead University, a Distinguished Alumni Award from Trent University and was voted English Songwriter of the Year in 2010 by the Canadian Folk Music Awards. Over the past year, Ian has been writer in residence at Carleton University, teaching songwriting and composition. He has recently released a celebration of the Group of Seven entitled Walking in the Footsteps, a project commissioned by the Art Gallery of Sudbury.