Deborah Ann Rubin Edit Profile
University of Illinois system. University of Minnesota.
Her work was described as "making the ordinary look extraordinary" by Watercolor magazine writer Stanley Marcus. She earned her bachelor's degree in fine art from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and took a graduate painting class from Peter Busa at the University of Minnesota. Since 1979, she has lived in Amherst, Massachusetts.
The D'Amour Museum of Art (in Springfield, Massachusetts), Zimmerli Art Museum (Rutgers University), Harvard University, Vassar College, Fidelity Investments and Cabot Corporation are among the many permanent collections holding her work. Rubin's works have been exhibited in many shows, including the American Watercolor Society, New England Watercolor Society, Audubon Artists, Watercolor USA, Milwaukee Art Museum, and National Academy of Design. Rubin has had nine shows at R. Michelson Gallery in Northampton, Massachusetts and three at Coconut Grove Galleries in Miami, Florida.
She has exhibited at Capricorn Gallery in Bethesda, Maryland. Quadrum Gallery in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Louis Newman Gallery in Beverly Hills, California.
Zimmerman-Saturn Gallery in Nashville, Tennessee. McGrath-Dunham Gallery in Castine, Maine and many other galleries.
Member Watercolor United States of America Honor Society, New England Watercolor Society (Merit award 1988), National Association Women Artists.
Married Norman Howard Sims, March 9, 1971. 1 child, Gordon Burnside.