Ephraim Rubenstein was born in Brooklyn New York in 1956. He received his BA in Art History from Columbia University and his MFA in Painting from Columbia University's School of the Arts. In addition, he attended classes at the Brooklyn Museum Art School, the National Academy School, and the Art Students League.
Rubenstein just had his eleventh one-person exhibition in New York; seven at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, one at Tatistcheff & Co., and three at George Billis Gallery in Chelsea. He has exhibited, as well, at the National Academy of Design, the Butler Institute of American Art, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the Maier Museum of Art. His work is represented in numerous public and private collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Exxon Corporation, and Deloitte & Touche.
Rubenstein was Associate Professor of Art at the University of Richmond from 1987 to 1998, where he received the Distinguished Educator Award and the Outstanding Faculty Award from the Commonwealth of Virginia. He has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), and the National Academy of Design School. He is currently on the faculty of the Art Students League of New York, where he teaches the Literature of Art Seminar and Life Drawing, and at Columbia University, where he teaches Life Drawing in the Department of Narrative Medicine. For more information, visit www.ephraimrubenstein.com.