Born Havana, Cuba
Lives and works in Hudson, NY previously based in Miami FL


Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA. Master of Architecture. 1974 Studies of visual perception with Rudolf Arnheim.

Università degli Studi, Florence, Italy. Design Studies with Leonardo Ricci. 1969

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Bachelor of Architecture. 1968


2019 Center for Book Arts, New York, NY ” The Artist Traveler, Journals of Lydia Rubio ”

2019  Open Studio Hudson, Hudson NY

2019  The Lumberyard, Catskill NY ” Tarnished Nature, Erasable Art”

2015 Fundacion Jeymar, Subachoque, Colombia

2014 Sincronia Feria de Arte, Bogota, Colombia, “Interventions”

La Localidad, curated by Eduardo Serrano, Bogota CO ” Genius Loci: La Sabana “

2012 Sincronia, curated by Eduardo Serrano, Bogotá CO, “El Parque de la 79”

2010 Cremata Gallery, Miami FL, “Identity Papers”

2009 Beaux Arts des Ameriques, Montreal CA, October “L Extrangere”

2008 NOBE 67 Art Fair, Art Basel curated by Milagros Bello, Miami Beach, FL

2008 Kunsthaus Miami, Wynwood, FL, “Disclosures”

2003 The Americas Collection, Coral Gables FL, “Arco Invisible”

  Bass Museum of Art Lydia Harrison Cafe, Miami Beach, FL

2002 Coral Gables Public Library, Coral Gables FL, Alphabet Series

2001 Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL, Project Room

1998 Miami-Dade Cultural Resource Center, Miami, FL, “In an Image”

   Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, FL “Fragments of the Sea”

   Bridgewater Lustberg, New York, “Alphabet of Invisible Islands”

1996 Joyce Goldstein Gallery, New York, “Written On Water”

1995 Gutierrez Fine Arts, Miami Beach, FL, “Written On Water”

1994 William R. Frizzel Center, Ft. Myers, FL, “Connected Fragments”

1994 Bianca Lanza, Miami Beach, FL, “Dangerous Journeys”

1993 M. Gutierrez Fine Arts, Miami, FL, “Under Paintings by the Inch”

1992 INTAR Latin American Gallery, NY, “Reflections on the Nuevo Mundo”

   Corinne Timsit Gallery, San Juan, PR, “Recent Work”

1991 Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, FL, “Personal Landscapes”

1989 Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, FL, “New Paintings”

1987 Sterling Signatures Gallery, Miami Beach, FL, “Paintings and Drawings”

1985 Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, “Islands: A Still Life Series”

1982 Harvard University, Dept. of Romance Languages, Cambridge, MA, “Beasts and Landscape”

1981 Meeting Point Gallery, Coral Gables, FL, “Planar Landscapes and Figures”



  • “The Artful Book ” LnS gallery, Miami FL Curated by Barbara Young.
  • “Reimagining Nature” Art School of Columbia County.
  • ” A gaze through the Cintas Fellowship Program” Art Museum of the Americas, Washington DC
  • “Spheres of Meaning: Artist Books Made in Miami” Frost Art Museum, Miami FL


  • “ Dislexia Geografica”, The Clemente Center, NY,NY. Curated By Miguel Trelles , Maria Elvira Dieppa, Maria Gonzalez.
  • “Dog walk” The Girls Club, Fort Lauderdale FL


  • ” More Women Painting”, Design Sublime, Miami FL Curated by Michelle Weinberg and Sarah Michelle Ruppert
  • “I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar” at 65 NW 24th Street, Wynwood Miami. Curated by Kathryn Mikesell and Ombretta Agro Andruff


  •  The Fountainhead Studios, at 65 NW 24th Street, Wynwood Miami. Curated by Kathryn Mikesell


  •  Camara de Comercio, Sede Salitre “Atlas Subjetivo de Colombia ” Bogota Co. Curated by Hugo Herrera y Moniek Driesse


  • Casa de la Cultura de Anapoima, Colombia
  • The Cuban Museum, “Women at the Verge of an Island” Miami, FL
  • Miami Dade Museum Art+Design, Cintas Foundation 50th Anniversary Celebration, Miami, FL


  • La Localidad,  Subasta, Bogota Colombia
  • Subasta Bancomex, Guatemala City, Guatemala


  • Al Corriente Arte, Bogota Colombia ” Dibujos de Arquitectos”
  • La Localidad, Subasta, Bogota Colombia


  • Old and New, Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami FL
  • MIA Art Fair, Cremata Gallery, Miami FL
  • Palm Beach Art Fair, Cremata Gallery, Miami FL
  • Group Show, Beaux Arts Des Ameriques, Montreal, Canada


  • Verge Art Fair, Artformz Alternative, Miami FL
  • “From Old to New” Frost Art Museum FIU, Miami FL
  • 59th Regional Florida Artists Exhibition Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL


  • Zones Contemporary Fair, Art Basel Miami Dec 1-6
  • Drawing Show, Edge Zones, Miami FL
  • November Confluencias, Silvana Facchini Gallery, Miami FL


  • Petites Choses, Beaux Arts Des Ameriques, Montreal, Canada
  • A Rare Event, Art Auction Fairchild Tropical Gardens, Miami, FL

2007 Collins, Lefebvre, Stoneberger, Montreal, Canada

2006 Unbroken Ties, Dialogues in Cuban Art, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

2003 Saladrigas Gallery, Belen.School, Miami FL “ Spatial Identity”

2002 University Gallery U of F Gainesville, FL, “Women At the Verge”

2003 Eugenia Vargas Studio, North Miami, FL,“No Home Show”


  • Fred Snitzer Gallery Coral Gables, FL, “No Show”
  • Miami Dade Main Library, Miami, FL, “Alphabet Show”

2001 Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Naples Museum of Art, “Breaking Barriers”


  • Lehigh University Art Galleries, PA, “Hidden Images”
  • Works on Paper by Contemporary Cuban Artists. Curated by Ricardo Viera
  • Primera Bienal del Grabado Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Espirito Santo Bank, Miami, FL, “Departing Perspectives,” Curated by Fred Snitzer
  • Florida Visual Artists Fellowship 1998 Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, FL
  • City of Orlando, Terrace Gallery, Arts Center Galleries, OWCC, Okaloosa, FL
  • Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami


  • José Alonso Fine Arts, Miami, FL, “La Isla”
  • Snite Museum Of Art, University Of Notre Dame, IN, “Breaking Barriers”
  • Baum Gallery of Fine Art, Univ. of Central Arkansas, “Bound and Unbound,” Books

1998 Tampa Museum of Art, FL, “Breaking Barriers: Contemporary Cuban Collection”


  • Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, FL, “Breaking Barriers: Contemporary Cuban Collection”
  • ArtWalk at Lennox Square, Atlanta, GA, “Shrines: The Sacred and Secular in Contemporary Southern Art”
  • East Tennessee State University, TN, “Latin American Artists” Traveling Exhibition
  • Bridgewater Lustberg Gallery, NY, “A Big Show of Small Works”
  • PDX Gallery, Portland, OR, Seattle Art Fair

1996 Pratt Manhattan Gallery and Schafler Gallery, NYC. “The Boat, Object and Metaphor”


  • Fort Lauderdale Museum of Arts, FL, “New Acquisitions”
  • MOCA, Center for Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL, “Art + Architecture Miami”
  • Miami-Dade Main Library, Miami, FL, “Boat Images from South Florida Collections”
  • Ground Level Gallery, Miami Beach, FL, “Exilio,” curated by Cesar Trasobares

1994 Bianca Lanza, Miami Beach, FL, “Eight from Miami”


  • Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL, “Featuring Florida: Statewide Juried Exhibition”
  • Polk Museum, Lakeland, FL, “All-Florida Biennial”
  • Nexus Gallery and Rosemont College, Philadelphia, PA, “Cuba-USA: The First Generation”
  • M. Gutierrez Fine Arts, Miami, FL, “Art Miami 93”


  • Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL, “Walking the Dream: Surrealist Art”
  • MDCC-Centre Gallery, Miami, FL, “The Gloria Luria Gallery Years: Florida Focus”
  • USF Contemporary Arts Museum, Tampa, FL. Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN and FIU Art Museum, Miami, FL. “Cuba-USA: The First Generation”
  • Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, FL, “Art Miami 92”


  • MDCC-Wolfson Gallery, Miami, FL, “South Florida Collective I”
  • Wichita Center for the Arts, KS, “Landscape As a Metaphor for Personal Concerns,” curated by William Struve
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, Fondo del Sol and John Hopkins University, Washington DC, “Cuba-USA: The First Generation”
  • Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, FL, “Art Miami 91”
  • “Art + Architecture Miami,” North Miami Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Fort Lauderdale Museum of Arts, FL, “South Florida Invitational,” curated by G. Bolge


  • Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, FL, “Florida Artists.”
  • Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL, “Still Life Exhibition.”
  • Hollywood Art and Culture Center, FL, “The Way of the Woman Artist”


  • Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, FL, “Florida Artists”
  • Hollywood Art and Culture Center, FL, “Latin American Artists of the SE Coastal Region”


  • Miami-Dade Public Library, Miami, FL, “Cintas Fellows Revisited”
  • Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA, “Latin American Artists of the SE Coastal Region

1986 Oval Gallery, World Trade Center, New York, “Hispanic Heritage Week”

1985 Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art –MOCHA–, New York, “Trends”

1984 AIR Gallery, New York, “Details: A Special Task”

1981 Helen Shlien Gallery, Boston, MA, “Drawings”


2018 Ellies Award, Art Center South Florida

2010 Creative Capital, Professional Development Seminar

2007 Creative Capital Professional Development Seminar

2006 Pollock Krasner Foundation Fellowship


  • State of Florida Individual Artist Fellowship – Painting
  • Artist Access Grant. Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs
  • Women’s Studio Workshop. Printmaking Fellowship. Rosendale, NY

1995 State of Florida Artists Fellowship, Honorable Mention


  • Miami-Dade Community Foundation Grant
  • Sarasota Art Association. Best of show, cash award

1993 Ringling Museum. “Featuring Florida” Statewide juried exhibition. Best of Show

1990 State of Florida Artists Fellowship, Honorable Mention

1982 Oscar B. Cintas Foundation, Fellowship Painting

1975 Graham Foundation, Research Grant, Research Scholar, Harvard University GSD


Bryn Mawr College Library, Bryn Mawr, PA

City of Orlando, FL

FIU Frost Museum of Art, Miami, FL

Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places, FL

Miami-Dade Main Library, Miami FL

Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Miami Dade Community College, FL

Mitchell Wolfson, Miami FL

Museo Nacional del Grabado, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Oscar B. Cintas Collection, Florida International University, FL

Sackner Archive of Concrete Poetry, Miami, FL

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA

Stanford University Libraries, CA 

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Wolfsonian-FIU Museum, Miami Beach, FL

Zollner Center, Lehigh University Art Galleries, Philadelphia, PA


2016 The Women’s Park, Restoration, Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places

2014  Completed mural at Sanskrit Elementary School at Chanoud Gath, India

2005–2010 Raleigh-Durham Airport, Commission in progress. Passenger Terminals North and South, Metal sculptures and architectural interventions

2006–2009 The Women’s Park Dade County Fl, Exterior metal fences and gates. Commissions program

2001 All Night Long, We Heard Birds Passing. Completed Commission Dade County Art in Public Places. A permanent multimedia installation of sculpture, painting and text .Port Of Miami, Terminal #3 Lobby wall. Installed 11, 2002. Dim: 10 ft x 220 ft x 6ft


2000- 18 Individual coaching, painting, drawing, public art. 2018

1999 Vermont Studio School, Masters Degree Program Critic, one semester.

1993 Miami Dade Community College South Campus, Drawing Studio. Adjunct.

1992 New World School for the Arts, Painting Studio. Adjunct Instructor

1983–86 Parsons School of Design, NYC, Dept. of Environmental Design. Adjunct Faculty:

  • Visual Thinking Art Studio. Programming and coordination.

1976–78 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Graduate School of Design. Dept. of Architecture:

  • Architectural Design Studio Option. Programming and coordination
  • Core Program Architectural Design Studio.

1970–75 University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR
Dept. of Architecture. Fulltime Instructor:

  • Design Studios, First and Second Years. Programming and Coordination.


2019 Center for Book Arts NY. Artists Talk

2016 Florida International University, Miami FL, Artist Talk Seminar on Women Artists

2015 The Americas Society NYC, Artist Talk

2014 Ayanagar Studio, New Delhi, India, Artist’s Talk India House, Pune, India, Artist’s Talk

2009 Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Artist’s Talk

2009 FIU Fine Arts Students, Frost Art Museum FIU, Miami FL

2006 Culture in the City, Miami FL

2003 Lowe Art Museum, Talk to Docents: On the Kress Collection, On Landscape Painting, Miami, FL

2002 Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL, Presentation of recent work

2000 University of South Florida, School of Fine Arts, Tampa, FL

1998 East Tennessee State University, School of Art, Lecture and workshop


  • Miami Dade Community College, South Campus, Fine Arts Programm, Miami, FL
  • Drawing Studio.New World School for the Arts, Miami, FL
  • Painting Studio

1984 Parsons School of Design. Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic. Visual Arts Studio



2019 Interview WGXC Hudson, NY Public Radio Station

2019 Hortensia Montero “Seeking Silence”, ArtonCuba

2018 Francine Birbragher ” Lydia Rubio: Constellations and Alphabets”, Letra Urbana

2015 Enrico M Santi, “Alphabet of Gestures”, Review Magazine, Americas Society NYC

2012 Eduardo Serrano, “Genius Loci, La Sabana”

2010 Enrico Santi, ” Identity Papers”, Catalog for Exhibition Cremata Gallery.

2010  Enrico Santi,” Bienes Del Siglo, Ensayos sobre la cultura cubana.”

2004 Dorothy Chaplik, “Defining Latin American Art”

2001 “Memoria,” Cuban Art of the 20th Century

2000 “Florida Visual Art Fellowships,” 1998-1999, Florida Arts Council

1999 Ana Roca, “Nuevos Mundos: Lectura, Cultura y Comunicacion,” John Wiley and Sons

1998 Clearwater, Bonnie. “Defining the Nineties,” MOCA, North Miami


  • “Latin American Artists – Travel Exhibition,” Dept of Art, East Tennessee State University
  • Damian, Carol. “Breaking Barriers,” Selection form the Permanent Collection of Cuban Art
  • Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale
  • “Literatura Abre Mundos,” Simon and Schuster


  • “Written on Water,” exhibition at: Gutierrez Fine Arts, Miami; B. Lanza, Miami; Joyce Goldstein, NYC
  • Dunlop, Beth. “Art + Architecture Miami,” North Miami Museum of Contemporary Art

1994 Ragaus and Mitler, “Introducing Art,” Glencoe / McGraw Hill

1994 “Galería Arte y Vida,” Glencoe / McGraw Hill

1992 “Reflections on the Nuevo Mundo,” Intar Latin American Gallery, NYC

1991 ‘“Cuba-USA’ The First Generation,” Fondo del Sol, Washington, DC

1985 “Trends,” Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, NYC

1981 DETAIL, “The Special Task,” AIR Gallery, NYC



  • Francine Birbragher, Interview for Letra Urbana


  • Adriana Herrera, Review of I am Woman, Hear Me Roar “ featured photo,El Nuevo Herald


  • CODAworx Magazine features “Gate of Earth” commission at Raleigh Durham International Airport
  • Christian Portilla, “Orgullo Hispanic LGBT Pride Festival unites artists” 7
  • Siobhan Morrissey “Art, Architecture and ever changing perspectives” Artist profile, Indulge Magazine, Art Basel edition


  • Claro TV, Noticiero de Vladdo, Interview, Dec 30


  • Revista Infashion, “Distrito de las Artes Bogota”
  • El Nuevo Siglo, “Colombia en el arte de una cubana”
  • El Tiempo, “La Sabana Vista por una Cubana”
  • EL Tiempo, “La sabana vista por la artista Lydia Rubio”
  • Noticiero CM&, Interview of artist, Genius Loci Exhibition
  • Janet Batet, “Mujeres al borde de una Isla,” El Nuevo Herald
  • G Fishman, “Cintas Exhibit Celebrates the Art of Exile,” The Miami Herald


Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza, “Resena de Sincronia 2012,” Revista Caras


  •  Adriana Herrera, Review “Etrangere”at Beaux Arts Des Ameriques, Montreal. Arte Al Dia, June


  • Kohen, Helen “An Architect -Turned Artist Sweeping Vision” Home Miami Aug- Sept
  • Adriana Herrera, “Subversiones del los Generos y Lenguage Alternos” El Nuevo Herald
  • Natural Groupings Show Sivana Facchini Gallery, curated by E Parra May 7
  • Martin, Lydia “Out of the Box in Art of Life” The Miami Herald, May 9
  • Morales, L. “West Flagler Women’s Park Gates Get Feminine Makeover” The Miami Herald, April 15
  • Morales, L. “Art Panels to Celebrate Work of Miami-Dade Women” The Miami Herald Mar. 9


  • Marti Maguire “Visual Art Bloom, Downtown Clayton re-invents itself” The News Observer. 2008 Craig Jarvis “Art Takes Flight” Raleigh News and Observer, 10.26.08
  • Olga Connor, “Lydia Rubio: Simbolos y Transformaciones,” El Nuevo Herald, March,15
  • International Literary Journal, Guest Artist for Issue, May 8?
  • E. Iglesias Lydia Rubio “Vida y Arte en Evolucion” El Nuevo Herald April 8


  • Richard Goodman,“Lydia Rubio, Books as Works of Art” Feature article, Fine Books and Collections Magazine, July – August
  • Olga Connor, “Libros de Arte en la Cuban Heritage Collection” Galleria El Nuevo Herald, October

2006 Daniella Walsh, “Unbroken ties, Dialogues in Cuban Art” The Register, Long Beach CA


  • Elisa Turner, “Tropical Twist,” Port of Miami Public Art, The Miami Herald, Mar 30
  • Olga Connor “Lydia Rubio, En Pleno Vuelo,” El Nuevo Herald, Jan 5
  • Armando Alvarez Bravo “El Arco Invisible de Viñales” El Nuevo Herald, Jan 26


  • Justo J. Sanchez “Ships and Dreams,” Gables Magazine, Dec. 2002
  • Gail Meadows, Port of Miami has First Brush with Public Art, The Miami Herald, Dec 12
  • Milagros Bello, Interviews at Art Basel Miami Beach, Arte al Dia, Dec 2002


  • Turner, Elisa. “Art Miami Drew Fans, Best Sales Proved Drab,” The Miami Herald, Jan. 10
  • Connor, Olga “Article about Design District,” El Nuevo Herald, Jan. 2001
  • Turner, Elisa. “In Basels’ Wake,” The Miami Herald, Nov. 11
  • Connor, Olga “Lydia Rubio en Bernice Steinbaum’s,” El Nuevo Herald, Dec


  • Turner, Elisa. “Visual Arts Community Debates South Florida State of the Arts,” The Miami Herald
  • Aug. Marger, M. A. “Art compass points south,” review, St.Petersburg Times, Mar. 24
  • Turner, Elisa. “Artists Bond in Doomed Building” review of Departing Perspectives, The Miami Herald, Jan. 30. Photo of artist, Installation of Departing Perspectives, Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale
  • York, Julie. “Far From Home,” Review of Breaking Barriers, South Bend Tribune, Indiana. Jan


  • Pittel, Christine. “Miami Ice,” House Beautiful, Oct
  • Turner, Elisa. “La Isla,” review, The Miami Herald, Aug.t 22
  • Turner, Elisa. “Fragments of the Sea,” review, The Miami Herald, Mar. 7
  • Alvarez-Bravo, Armando. Feature article, El Nuevo Herald, Apr. 19
  • Hurlburt, Roger. “No-holds-barred Cuban ‘epic’,” Sun Sentinel, Oct. 26
  • de la Nuez, Ivan. “Arte in Miami,” Lapiz, (Spain)
  • Turner, Elisa. “Breaking Barriers,” review, The Miami Herald, Oct. 26
  • Collom, Jerry. “Shrines,” review, The Atlanta Journal, Sep. 26


  • Rios, Alejandro. “Buques fantasmas y el arte de la calle,” La Playa, Feb
  • Alvarez-Bravo, Armando. “Lydia Rubio, su pincel pinta sobre el agua,” El Nuevo Herald, Jan. 22
  • Openings “Small Wonders,” Art and Antiques, Jan


  • Turner, Elisa. “Surreal Dreamscapes,” The Miami Herald, Dec. 29
  • Cantor, Judy. “Water, Water Everywhere,” New Times, Dec. 21
  • Turner, Elisa. “The politics of Boats at Miami-Dade Library,” The Miami Herald, Aug. 13
  • Turner, Elisa. “Seas of Change,” Feature article, Americas, May/Jun
  • Berson, Misha. “Shakespeare in Spring,” The Seattle Times, Mar. 5


  • “Lydia Rubio: Painting and Sculpture,” Harvard GSD News, Fall
  • Gladstone, Valerie. “Artist Showcase,” Feature article, Hemispheres, Aug
  • Kohen, Helen. “Dangerous Journeys,” The Miami Herald, May 13
  • Connor, Olga. “El Peligroso Viaje de Lydia Rubio,” El Nuevo Herald, May 13


  • Turner, Elisa. “Underpaintings by the Inch,” Review of Exhibition, ART News, Dec
  • Kohen, Helen. “Eight from Miami,” The Miami Herald, Dec. 31
  • Kohen, Helen. “Art in Public Places,” The Miami Herald, Jul. 18
  • Fitzgerald, Karl. “$605,000 in Arena Artwork OK’d,” Miami Today, Jul. 1
  • Alvarez-Bravo, Armando. “Lydia Rubio y Pablo Cano: Dos visiones de Cuba,” El Nuevo Herald, Apr. 30
  • Kohen, Helen. “2 of a Kind,” The Miami Herald, Apr. 30


  • Hassold, Cris. “Cuba-USA: The First Generation,” Art Papers, Sept./Oct
  • Turner, Elisa. “Does ‘Latin Artist’ Label…,” The Miami Herald, Jun. 14
  • Review of Exhibition at Corinne Timsit Gallery, The San Juan Star, PR, May 31
  • Barrios, Mario Alegre. “El Surrealismo de Lydia Rubio,” El Nuevo Día, PR, May 19
  • “Cuban Art Invades Mainstream,” Éxito, FL, May 6
  • Alvarez-Bravo, Armando. “Cuba-USA,” El Nuevo Herald, May 3
  • Kohen, Helen. “Cuba-USA,” The Miami Herald, May 3
  • “Cuba-USA,” Diario las Americas, FL, Apr. 30
  • Montane, Diana. “Los paisajes del tiempo de Lydia Rubio,” Feature article + “Lydia Rubio y sus paisajes surrealistas” (cover photo), Éxito, FL, Apr. 29
  • “Arte: Lydia Rubio,” Miami Mensual, March


  • Turner, Elisa. “Tropical Trompe l’oeil,” Feature article, Southern Accents, Oct
  • Chaplik, D. “Cuba-USA at Museum of Contemporary Art.” Chicago, Latin American Art, Spring
  • Alvarez Bravo, Armando. “El silencio y lo imaginado,” El Nuevo Herald, Sept. 27
  • McCoy, Mary. “Cuban American Exhibit Reflects Loss, Isolation,” Washington Post, June 20
  • Gibson, Eric. “Politics Subordinate Work at Cuba-USA Exhibition,” Washington Times, May 30
  • Richard, Paul. “In a Cuba State of Mind,” Washington Post, May 26
  • “Shows Not to Miss” (photo), Arts and Antiques, Jan
  • Alzola, Concha. “Cuadros de Lydia Rubio,” Vanidades, Jan


  • Blanc, G. “Bombs and Oranges, Discovering Miami’s Explosive Art Scene,” Arts Magazine, Nov
  • Gladstone, Valerie. Review of Exhibition, ART News, January
  • Arias, Ana Maria. “Palms and Circumstances,” Hispanic Magazine, May


  • Turner, Elisa. “Show Features 3 Miami Artists,” Miami Herald, Oct.26
  • Alvarez Bravo, Armando. “Rubio y Brown en Gloria Luria,” El Nuevo Herald, Oct. 4
  • Cabrera Infante, Guillermo. “Lydia Rubio combina realismo mágico en sus cuadros,” Diario de las Américas, FL, Oct. 15

1985 Zimmer, William. “An Unusual World of Edifices at the Neuberger Museum,” The New York Times, Oct 20

1984 Levin. “Detail: The Special Task,” The Village Voice, Jun. 26


  • Rosado, Olimpia. “Explica Lydia Rubio su Pintura,” Diario las Américas, FL, Aug. 13
  • Niurka, Norma. “Arte primitivo, arte geométrico, arte…,” El Miami Herald, Jul. 24


2001 Nivia Montenegro, “Mi música en otra parte,” Editorial Verbum

2000 Suzanne Jill Levine, “Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman,” Farrar Strauss and Giroux

1999 Ardis Nelson, “Essays on the work of Guillermo Cabrera Infante,” Prentice Hall

1997 Enrico Mario Santi, “El Acto de las Palabras, Estudios y diálogos con Octavio Paz,” FCE, Mexico

1996 A. Mignucci Giannoni, “Arquitectura Contemporánea en Puerto Rico, 1976-1992

1994 Severo Sarduy, “From Cuba With a Song,” Sun and Moon Press

1994 G. Cabrera Infante, “Vista del Amanecer en el Trópico,” Ediciones Universal

1991 Suzanne Jill Levine, “The Subversive Scribe,” Graywolf Press

1988 Emir Rodriguez Monegal, collection bookplate, Bryn Mawr College

1984 Jorge Luis Borges, “Seven Nights,” New Directions, Photo of author

1971 Chief Editor of Modulos, Journal of Architecture and Art, San Juan, PR