Solo Exhibitions

  Ruth Laskey: Loops & Circles, Altman Siegel, San Francisco, CA
  Ruth Laskey: Circles, Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London, UK
  Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
  Ruth Laskey & Josh Brand, Adrian Rosenfeld Gallery, San Francisco, CA (two-person show)
  Quadrants, CAPITAL, San Francisco, CA
  Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
  Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
  Six Weavings, Galerie Cinzia Friedlaender, Berlin, Germany
  Song Song, Vienna, Austria
  7 Weavings, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
  Disarticulate, Build Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibitions

  From Narrow Provinces, Cample Line, Scotland
  A line can go anywhere, James Cohan, New York, NY
  Stitch, Beeler Gallery, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH
  Ruth Laskey, Ara Peterson, Noam Rappaport, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
  Confluence/Influence: Mingei in Contemporary Abstraction, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
  Fiber: Sculpture 1960 - Present, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH (Traveled: Des Moines Art Center, IA)
  Fiber: Sculpture 1960 - Present, ICA Boston, Boston, MA
  Color Shift, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
  Threaded Stories, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
  Stand Still Like the Hummingbird, David Zwirner, New York, NY
  Christopher Baird, Todd Bura, Ruth Laskey, Jancar Jones Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  2010 SECA Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  Figures in Space, Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany
  A Terrible Beauty is Born, 11th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France
  The Literal Line: Minimalism Then and Now, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID
  New Shadow Old Legs, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
  The Craft, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, NY
  Afterglow: Rethinking California Light and Space Art, Weigand Gallery, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA
  Abstract, Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR
  SOLACE, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY
  Liberation Upon Contact, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
  Dogtooth & Tessellate, The Approach, London, UK
  here's why patterns, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo, Japan
  Artists of Invention : A Century of CCA, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
  Alpha, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
  By Our Hands, The Spare Room Project, San Francisco, CA
  Four Generations of Women at CCA, 871 Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
  Material World, Alliance Francaise, San Francisco, CA
  The Sleight of Hand, the Artist's Touch, Linc Art, San Francisco, CA
  Bay Area Bazaar, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
  New American Paintings: M.F.A. Annual, Open Studios Press, Wellesly, MA
  Cadogan Fellowships in the Fine Arts, S.F. Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Taqueria Cancun, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA


  M.F.A. Painting/Drawing, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2005
  B.F.A. Painting/Drawing, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, 1999
  B.A. Art History, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, 1997


  Artadia Award, San Francisco, 2016
  SECA Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2010
  San Francisco Bay Guardian Outstanding Local Discovery (GOLDIE) Award in Visual Arts, 2010
  Richard K. Price Scholar, California College of the Arts, 2005
  Murphy/Cadogan Fellowship Award, San Francisco Foundation, 2004
  All College Honors, First Honorable Mention, California College of the Arts, 2004
  Full Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, 2000
  Richard K. Price Scholar, California College of Arts and Crafts, 1999


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  Abstract: Léonie Guyer, Ruth Laskey, Lynne Woods Turner. Portland, Ore. : Reed College, c2010.
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  Afterglow: rethinking California light and space art. Belmont, Calif. : Wiegand Gallery, Notre Dame de Namur University, c2010.
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