She is the recipient of numerous grants and commissions from international institutions including the Ucross Foundation, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, La Panacee, the Arnold Arboretum, Edith Russ Site for New Media, The Banff Center for the Arts, the Boston ICA / Vita Brevis Temporary Art Program, Santa Fe Art Institute, Artslink, Turbulence.org, and various State Arts Councils. She has lectured and presented her work worldwide at venues including Ars Electronica, ISEA, SIGGRAPH, Transmediale, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Kiasma Museum, and IRCAM. She has been nominated for numerous awards including the CalArts Alpert Award, Rockefeller New Media Fellowships, and the Boston ICA Foster Prize.
Rueb completed her doctoral degree at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 2011 where her research addressed constructions of landscape and subjectivity in mobile network culture.
Rueb is Professor in the Department of Critical Media Practices at the University of Colorado Boulder.