Jenny Chou, “Lisa Kokin,” dpi, Taiwan, Republic of China, January
Jas Tang, "Interview with Lisa Kokin," Little Things, Hong Kong, October
Kim Min-jung, "Lisa Kokin’s Art of Daily Life," Beyond, The In-flight Entertaiment Magazine of Korean Air, Seoul, South Korea, October
Laura Heyenga, Art Made From Books, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA
Courtney Cerruti, Playing with Image Transfers, Quarry Books, Beverly, MA
Laura Beausire, "Of Buckaroos and Branches," Mountain Living, Denver, CO, September/October
Julie Chen, juror, 500 Handmade Books, Volume 2, Lark Books, Asheville, NC
Gene McHugh, juror, 500 Paper Objects: New Directions in Paper Art, Lark Crafts, Asheville, NC
Maha Majzoub,"Push My Buttons," Trend Focus,Beirut, Lebanon, August
Raveling, exhibition catalogue, Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
The Art of the Book, exhibition catalogue, Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
Femmescapes, exhibition catalogue, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
Sandra Salamony, editor,1000 Artists’ Books, Rockport Publishers/Quarry Books, Minneapolis, MN
Paul Sloman, editor, Book Art: Iconic Sculptures and Installations Made from Books, Gestalten: Berlin, Germany
Panacea Plus, exhibition catalogue, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA
Boutons: Phenomène Artistique, Historique et Culturel, exhibition catalogue, Mona Bismarck Foundation, Paris, France
Rue Harrison. “Conversation: Lisa Kokin, Reflections & Reconfigurations,” Works & Conversations, Oakland, CA, Winter
Ray Hemachandra, Handmade Books, Lark Studio Series, Asheville, NC
Jason Thompson, Playing with Books – Upcycling, Deconstructing and Reimagining the Book, Quarry Books, Beverly, MA
Michael S. Gant, “Making the Old New,” Metro Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA,
December 9-15
Steve Bornfeld, “The Looks of Books,” Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas, NV, November 27
Danielle Kelly, “Turning the Page,” Las Vegas City Life, Las Vegas, NV, November 4
Barbara Morris, “Lisa Kokin at Donna Seager Gallery,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, May
Ex Libro, exhibition catalogue, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA
“Lisa Kokin: Deconstruction and Preservation,“ Fiberarts, Asheville, NC, April/May
Lindsey Westbrook, “’Nostalgia’ at Aftermodern,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, December/January
Christine Brenneman, “Women’s Work at Donna Seager Gallery,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, November
Barbara Morris, “’Image as Object’ at Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, May
Jennifer Modenessi, “Forgotten Photos, Artist Find Each Other,” Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, CA, April 9
Cameron Woo, “Found,” The Bark, Berkeley, CA, Fall
Rhonda Sonnenberg, “Layer Upon Layer,” Fiberarts, Asheville, NC,
Summer 2005
Scents of Purpose: Artists Interpret the Spice Box,” exhibition catalogue, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
Jane Bennett Clark, “ART smarts,” Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Washington, DC, March
American Letters and Commentary, featured artist, New York, NY
Show Me the Money: the Dollar as Art, exhibition catalogue, Washington, DC
Alisa Golden, Unique Handmade Books, Sterling Publishing Company:
New York
Relative Obscurity, exhibition catalogue, Catharine Clark Gallery,
San Francisco, CA
Lisa Hom, “Women’s Work,” SF Weekly, San Francisco, CA, October 10-16
W.S. di Piero, “Saved by Wit and Melancholy,” San Diego Reader, San Diego, CA, May 10
Robert L. Pincus, “Art School Conventions Didn’t Do ‘Bay Area’ Group Any Favors,” San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, CA, March 22
Jack Fischer,“Artists to Keep an Eye on,” San Jose Mercury News, San Jose, CA, January 14
Women of the Book: Jewish Artists, Jewish Themes, exhibition catalogue, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
The Eureka Fellowship Awards, catalogue, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
California Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowship Recipients 1998-1999, catalogue, Sacramento, CA
Virginia Davis, “As Ye Sew, So Shall Ye Reap,” Fiberarts, Ashville, NC, September/October
Mary Hull Webster, “Lisa Kokin at Holy Names College.” Artweek,
San Jose, CA, April
Lisa Kokin: Sew to Speak, exhibition catalogue, Kennedy Art Center, Holy Names College, Oakland, CA
Lynn Gamwell, Dreams 1900-2000, Cornell University Press, Binghamton, NY
Making Change, exhibition catalogue,The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
The Right to Assemble, exhibition catalogue, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Apollinaire Scherr, “Over There,” East Bay Express, Berkeley, CA, June 11
Harry Roche, “’On the Money’ at the SFMOMA Rental Gallery,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, June
Leah Ollman, “Seven Artists Creatively Follow the Money at Bergamot Station,” Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, December 25
Terri Cohn, “Fractured Fairy Tales,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, July/August
Terri Cohn, “New Directions in Book Arts,” Art Papers, Atlanta, GA, November/December
Parallaxis: Fifty-Five Points to View, WESTAF Awards catalogue, Denver, CO
Florence Duhl, “Lisa Kokin: Themes and Variations,” Surface Design Journal, Oakland, CA, Spring
Barbara Kyne, “A Fortunate Artist,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, June
Maria Porges, “San Francisco Fax,” Art Issues, Los Angeles, CA, March/April
Cherry Smyth, Damn Fine Art by New Lesbian Artists, Cassell, London and New York
Leslie Katz, “Berkeley Artist to Display Installation at Buchenwald,” Jewish Bulletin, San Francisco, CA, December 15
Carol Fowler, “Artists Weave Words into Works,” Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, CA, May 12
Leslie Katz, “Vibrant S.F. Exhibit Offers Women’s Take on Identity,” Jewish Bulletin, San Francisco, CA, April 21
“Artist Statements,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, January
Terri Cohn, “Lisa Kokin: Memorable Constructions,” Fiberarts, Asheville, NC, Summer
Barbara Fisher, “United Front: Family Album at the Luggage Store Gallery,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, July 7
Anne Wilson, “A Plea for Broader Dialogue,” Fiberarts, Asheville, NC, Summer
Christina Sabat, “Tome is Where the Art is for Artist Lisa Kokin,” The Daily Gleaner, Fredericton, NB, Canada,May 28
Randal Davis, “Between the Covers: Beyond the Written Word at San Jose ICA,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, December 16
Ann Elliott Sherman,“A Spine Madness,” Metro, San Jose, CA, Dec. December15
Mark Nisenholt, “Tales of a Nice Jewish Girl,” Parallelogramme, Toronto, Ont., Canada, Winter
Sheila Braufman, “Transforming the Past and the Personal: Books by Lisa Kokin,” Word and Image, catalogue essay, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA
Charles Talley, “Social Fiber: Domestic Ontogeny at CCAC,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, August 20
Ann Rosenberg, “Unearthing the Slurs We’d Sooner Forget,” The Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, April 11
Jan Janeiro, “Textiles About Textiles,” Fiberarts, Asheville, NC, March/April
Edie Meidav,“Rediscoveries,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, December 26
Lisa Kokin, “A Master’s Thesis,” Surface Design Journal, Oakland, CA, Fall
Betty Freudenheim, “Illusions and Allusions Fill a Show of Fiber Art,” The New York Times, New York, NY, May 19
Charles Talley, “The State of Fiber Art,” Artweek, San Jose, CA, December 6
Sean Green. “Personal Concerns Unfold in Artists’ Works,” Daily Nebraskan, Lincoln, NE, October 10
“Lisa Kokin: SDA Award of Excellence,” Surface Design Journal, Oakland, CA, Fall
Mary Jane Jacob, Pro Arts Annual exhibition catalogue,Oakland, CA
Jan Rindfleisch, Art of the Refugee Experience, exhibition catalogue, Cupertino, CA
Charles Shere, “Gallery Mixes Art and Politics in Daring New Exhibit,” Oakland Tribune, Oakland, CA, August 11
Shifra Goldman, “On Common Ground: Juan Edgar Aparicio and Lisa Kokin,” La Opinión,
Los Angeles, CA, March 8
Lincoln Cushing, “Lisa Kokin – Batik Artist,” Community Murals, San Francisco, CA, Winter 1985
Thomas Albright, “Artist Challenges the Limits of Batik,” San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA, April 3
Iris Billaudelle, “U.S. Artist Calls for Solidarity with Nicaragua,” Die Warheit, Berlin, Germany, November 24
David Helvarg, “A Batik Blend of Art, Politics,” San Diego Union, San Diego, CA, December 12
Michele Najlis, “The Batiks of Lisa Kokin,” El Nuevo Diário, Managua, Nicaragua, September 30
Margareet Anceaux, et al., Latin America in Batik, exhibition catalogue, Rotterdam, Holland, November
Aletta Oosten, “Lisa Kokin Makes Beautiful Things Out of Great Sorrow,” Die Waarheid, Amsterdam, Holland, October 5
“Batik: The Special Art of Lisa Kokin,” Casa e Jardim, SÃo Paulo, Brazil, May