"Physically Interactive Gaming: What Appeals to Adolescent and Undergraduate Women?" by Julie G. McIntyre , Sybillyn Jennings (The Sage Colleges) and Kathleen Ruiz (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) at  the Interacting with Immersive Worlds Conference in Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, June 4-5

"Simulation and Empathy" invited guest artist/ lecturer at the Games-Simulation-Conflict, Tech/Action Conference Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson , May 19

"Flash Stories", co-curated an international on-line exhibition of short study flash projects from my Rensselaer Intermediate Digital Imaging students and students at the University of Zhaoqing, Guangdong Province, China.
From China:

From the US:

 (To be able to understand many of the Zhaoqing University students' stories translation from the Chinese language is needed. Please allow for download time coming in from China .) May

 "Video Juegos y El Cine, Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid"
Invited guest artist, curated by Juan Carlos Frugone, Museo de la Ciencia, Av. Salamanca, Valladolid, Spain, October 20 to Oct 27

"Creative Demolition: Reconstructing Culture through Innovation in Film and Video"
Invited guest artist, curated by Ariella Ben-Dov and Steve Seid, The Flaherty Film Festival, Vassar College Art Gallery, New York, June 17-24

"Camargo Cibernético"
Invited artist and panelist,
Camargo, Cantabria, Bilbao, Spain, May 29 to June 2

"Codes of Culture: Video Art from 7 Continents"
Invited artist, "Codes of Culture: Video Art from 7 Continents", ArteBA, Contemporary Art Fair, Buenos Aires, Argentina, curated by Nina Colosi, (Founder of The Project Room, New York), May 19 to 24

F I L E RIO 2006: The International Electronic Language Festival
Selected artist for the exhibition, Centro Cultural Telemar,
Rua Dois de Dezembro, 63 - Flamengo - Rio de Janeiro, March 20 to April 20

King, David. "Game On, Video-Game Visionaries", vol28_no49

F I L E 2005: The International Electronic Language Festival
"Stunt Dummies" was selected for exhibition
at the International F I L E 2005 and F I L E GAMES 2005 Exhibition at the SESI Art Gallery, Sao Paulo,
Brazil, October 31 to November 20

The Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design
"Cinematic or Videomatic?" curated by Maya Allison
224 Benefit Street, Providence, RI., October 4 to November 6

ICM Expo
Interactive Multimedia Culture

The New Museum/Chelsea Art Museum
556 West 22nd St. and 11th Ave
New York City
Gallery: Stunt Dummies
curated by James Tunick & Nina Colosi
April 14 to 24, 2005
Keynote Panel: Past & Future Applications
of Immersive Displays, 3D Visualizations,
& Live Image Processing
with Michael Naimark, Kathleen Ruiz,
Luke DuBois, & Jaanis Garancs
April, 16
Educational Symposium: 3D worlds for the Arts & Scientific Visualizations
April 15

The New York Times
Education Life Section
Technology Much fun, for Credit
Brenna, Susan, April 24

The Kingston Freeman
Langston, Bonnie. "Thinking Inside the Box",
Feb. 11, 2005, C. pg. 1

A new computer painting by Kathleen Ruiz entitled "Tizzyworlds", was exhibited in the exhibition, This Is Not An Archive, curated by Monserrat Albores Gleason, Anna Gray , Mariangela Mendez, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Feb. 6 - 20

Reuters UK
Colleges Offering Video Game Studies
McKenna, Holly. May12, 2004 14:38

China Daily
Colleges Offering Video Game Studies

Times Union
At RPI Games are not Kid Stuff
Aaron, Kenneth. April 13, 2004

ABC News Radio
Interviewed by Joan Harris
May 12, 2004

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Campus News

GameFest To Kick Off New Minor in Game Studies

Stunt Dummies
Game Art

curated by the Institut fur Kulturaustausch
sponsored by Sony Computer Entertainment
Weltkulturerbe Volklinger Hutte
European Zentrum fur Kunst und Industriekultur
Volklingen, Germany
November 21, 2003 to April 18, 2004

* Freudenberger. Sylvia. arteTV, "GameArt" (in the arts-series Metropolis), European culture television. Jan.10, 2004
* Kolb, Bettina. Deutche Welle Kultur DW-TV, television interview, "Stunt Dummies" Volklinger, Germany, Nov. 21, 2003
* Brienschenk, Astrid, SWR Sudwesterundfunk, television interview, "Stunt Dummies" Volklinger, Germany, Nov. 21, 2003
* Verwirrung zum Mitmachen, Kultur, Deutsche Welle, November 25, 2003

InteractivA'03, Biennale of New Media and Electronic Arts
curated by Raul Ferrera-Balanquet
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Yucatan, Mexico
July 10 to September 28, 2003

* Whitney ArtPort, The Whitney Museum Portal to Net Art, InteractivA

* Figueroa, Heidi Sarriena, Ph.D. "Lo politico en Interactiva '03", TeknoKultura, August 1, 20003,Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.*
* Navas, Eduardo, "InteractivA", NetArtReview, August 7, 2003
*, InteractivA'03, July, 2003

Maniqui Marioneta, Digital Sur: Muestra y Encuentro de Art Digital Latinoamericano
curated by Adolfo Schneidewind
Rosario, Argentina
August 22 to September 5, 2003

The AVA Project: Part One: Terra incognita
human nature/technology

Designer, Producer, Director
Multi media performance and installation exploring the delicate relationship between humanity, technology, and creativity.
The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, N.Y., May 25, 2002

* Nanda, Samira. "The Ava Project", Reuters Video News International interview June 28, 2002, Reuters, 3 Times Square, New York City.
* Gitahy, Ana Carolina. "Dancando com um avatar", Jornal do Brasil, June 24, 2002, pg. 1-3.
* "Interacao entre real e virtual", Jornal do Brasil," June 24, 2002, pg. 3.
* "Uma bailarina feita de bits ENTREVISTA / Kathleen Ruiz", Jornal do Brasil, June 24, 2002.
* Dean, Katie. "May I Have This Avatar?", Wired, June 14, 2002.,1284,52986,00.html