Born in San Luis Obispo, CA, 1975
Lives in San Francisco, CA
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
Ruth Laskey, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
Ruth Laskey & Josh Brand, Adrian Rosenfeld Gallery, San Francisco, CA (two-person show)
Quadrants, CAPITAL, San Francisco, CA
Ruth Laskey & Suzan Frecon, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
Ruth Laskey, 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
Familiars, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
Recent Paintings, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
From Narrow Provinces, Cample Line, Scotland
Stitch, Columbus College of Art & 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; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX)
Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present, Institute of Contemporary Art, 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
SECA Art Award Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Galerie Ute Parduhn, Dusseldorf, Germany
A Terrible Beauty is Born, Lyon Biennale, France
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, New York, NY
Liberation Upon Contact, Ratio 3, San Francisco
Dogtooth and Tessellate, The Approach, London, UK
-here's why patterns-, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo, Japan
Alpha, Ratio 3, San Francisco
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
M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, California College of the Arts, CA
New American Paintings: M.F.A. Annual, Open Studios Press, Wellesly, MA
Murphy & Cadogan Fellowships in the Fine Arts, S.F. Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
All College Honors and Scholarship Awards Exhibition, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
Taqueria Cancun, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA
B.F.A. Exhibition, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
Artadia Award, San Francisco
SECA Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Richard K. Price Scholar, California College of the Arts
Murphy/Cadogan Fellowship Award, San Francisco Foundation
All College Honors, First Honorable Mention, California College of the Arts
Full Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center
Richard K. Price Scholar, California College of Arts and Crafts
Chun, Kimberly. “Laskey weaves in printing.” San Francisco Chronicle, 25 Feb. 2016.
Akel, Joseph. “Ruth Laskey & Suzan Frecon.” Artforum Oct 2014.
Baker, Kenneth. “Ruth Laskey & Suzan Frecon at Ratio 3.” San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Oct. 2014.
Porter, Jenelle. Fiber: Sculpture 1960-Present. New York: Prestel, 2014.
Russell, Legacy. “Like the Hummingbird.” BOMBlog (August 26, 2012).
Labong, Leilani. “The Hot 20.” 7x7 Magazine, October 2011, p. 77.
Winant, Carmen. "2010 SECA Winners." KQED Arts Mar. 2012.
Chandler, Elizabeth Khuri. “String Theory.” C Magazine May 2011: 85–86.
Garza, Evan J.. “Spotlight: Ruth Laskey.” New American Painting May 2011.
Huston, Johnny Ray. "GOLDIES 2010: Ruth Laskey." The San Francisco Bay Guardian Nov. 2010.
Baker, Kenneth. "Ruth Laskey weaves abstract form and surface." The San Francisco Chronicle Oct. 2010.
Jancar, Ava. "A Subtle Stretch." ArtSlant Oct. 2010.
Baker, Kenneth. "'Afterglow' inspires rethinking." The San Francisco Chronicle Oct. 2010.
Sommer, Danielle. "Ruth Laskey and Lee Lozano at Ratio 3." KQED Arts Sep. 2010.
Blake, Victoria. "Stephanie Snyder reveals collection of contemporary art at the Cooley Gallery." The Oregonian Sep. 2010.
Brier, Jessica. "Ruth Laskey / Lee Lozano: Notebooks 1967–1970." Art Practical Sep. 2010.
Fiduccia, Joanna. “Solace.” Artforum.com Mar. 2010.
Bell, Kristy. “Ruth Laskey: Galerie Cinzia Friedlaender.” Frieze Jan. 2010.
Churner, Rachel. “Rachel Churner on Ruth Laskey.” Artforum Feb. 2008: 274–275.
McQuaid, Cate. “Artist’s metaphors…” The Boston Globe 17 Jan. 2003: C19.
Berkeley Museum of Art and Pacific Film Archive
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Culture Center at UCLA