San Francisco Chronicle, "Defenestration," Heather Knight review, March 31


The Wichita Eagle, "Wichita Art Museum Integrates Nature and Technology," September 27


Sacramento Midtown Monthly, Tim Foster, Critic's Top Pick, June


San Francisco Chronicle, “Speak/Memory: Eckland, Liss, Kachouh,” Kenneth Baker review December 18

Be Water Design, “Stirring Images” May

Shanghai Expat, “Video Installations by Ruth Eckland” May 20


San Francisco Chronicle, “Jim Dine, Tony Labat and Ruth Eckland: wrecks, lies and videotape,” Kenneth Baker review December 15


San Jose Mercury News, “Technology and Reality,” Jack Fischer review, March 19


Honored Fellowship Artist award, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California

ARTFORUM online, San Francisco “Pick.” “Hairy Bodies,” Glen Helfand review, February

artsmeridian online, interview with Ruth Eckland by Georgia Rowe

San Francisco Chronicle, “Abstraction Clears Things Up…,” Kenneth Baker review, June 25

Artweek, “Ruth Eckland at Meridian Gallery,” Mary Hull Webster review, September


San Francisco Chronicle, “Dimensions Tilt and Fracture in Collaborative Video Works,” Kenneth Baker, review October 11

San Francisco Bay Guardian, “Ruth Eckland: Blindfold and Last Train,” critic’s choice, Lindsey Westbrook, review October 8-14


Fellowship Award, KALA Art Institute, Berkeley, California

Jury Award, “Best of Show” for installation in “High Touch/High Tech Crossing the Divide.” Jurors: Larry Rinder, Phil Linhares, Archana Horsting


“Women’s Gaze” exhibit catalogue, Louie Art Gallery, Ohlone College, Fremont, California

Public Art Award, Palo Alto Arts Commission, with Marta Thoma


La Nacion, San Jose, Costa Rica, “Suenos de Luz y Color” review. November 21

San Jose Metro, “Women Watchers” review. May 14

San Francisco Chronicle, “Artists Get to Heart of Valentine’s Day” review. February 6


Fellowship Award for Installation Arts, Arts Council of Santa Clara County

KALX FM, “Women in the Arts,” interview

A Journal of Art Criticism. “Mystical Participation: The Works of Ruth Eckland and Kui Dong,” Demetra Paras, review, November

KPFA FM, “Morning Show,” interview

Leonardo Electronic Almanac, “Youlan, Long Winding Valley.” April

Eckland’s work is in private and public collections around the world.