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John Dubrow, American Artist. Recipient Pollock Krasner Foundation award, 1986-1987.


Dubrow, John was born on October 14, 1958 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jerome David and Sally Ann (Grover) Dubrow.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1979-1980; Master of Fine Arts, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1981-1983.


His early influences include the Bay Area Figurative Movement, especially Richard Diebenkorn, David Park and Bruce McGaw, and the abstract expressionist Julius Hatofsky. He has painted rooftops in New York City and Jerusalem, and portraits, including William Bailey and Mark Strand. While painting his portraits, the subjects are allowed to move and talk to him.

Instead of a sketchbook, he uses an ipad, then completes his paintings in his studio in New York City. Since the 1980s, his work has been exhibited at the Lori Bookstein Fine Art, the Salander- O'Reilly Galleries, the Contemporary Realist Gallery in San Francisco, etc.


  • Other Work

    • One man shows include Forum Gallery, New York City, 1985, 87, 90. Exhibited in group shows American Academy Arts and Letters, National Academy Design, New York Studio School, Hackett Freedman Gallery. Represented in public collection Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City.

      Permanent collections, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries.


Married Linda M. Morgenstern, July 6, 1986.

Jerome David Dubrow

Sally Ann (Grover) Dubrow

Linda M. Morgenstern