Ephraim Rubenstein was born in Brooklyn New York in 1956. He received his B.A. in Art History from Columbia University and his M.F.A. 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 is about to have 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 1987-1998, 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 and Columbia University, where he teaches the Literature of Art Seminar and Life Drawing in the Department of Narrative Medicine.

Rubenstein Resume.pdf

Rubenstein website

Artists Magazine : Art Among The Ruins.pdf

American Artist Magazine; Agamemnon Article.pdf

Agamemnon Exhibition Brochure 2001.pdf


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Unless otherwise indicated, all work is in graphite, wax, charcoal, ink, Conte, pastel, and Nu-pastel on paper. Dimensions are unframed.