Entries by Lydia Rubio

Hudson NY Public Radio Interview 2019

WGXC Public Radio interview with George Spencer and Pauline Decarmo.  Early life in Cuba, family background, education, visual perception, architecture and art, teaching, philosophy behind the works. 2019


The Ellies Award, 2018

The Ellies Award, October 2018 My upcoming new project is funded by The Ellies, Miami’s visual arts awards, presented by ArtCenter/South Florida. This grant is to be used “To support the creation of a series of large-scale interactive erasable works about the impermanence of our ecological systems affected by pollution and global warming ”  


Seeking Silence, 2018

ArtonCuba Fall 2018, “Seeking Silence”  profile of recent work by Hortensia Montero Lydia Rubio (Havana, 1946) is a multidisciplinary artist who has received international recognition and has established herself in the United States since 1960. She has traveled extensively through Europe and Latin America (…). She currently lives in Miami. She has a Master’s in Architecture […]


Constellations and Alphabets, Interview by F. Birbragher, 2017

LETRA URBANA Incluido en: Sociedad Edicion: 38 Lydia Rubio: Constellations and Alphabets By Francine Birbragher-Rozencwaig Translation by John Schranck [Read online Spanish version here] An alternative proposal to the aesthetics of excess and the visual and verbal turbulence dominating the world: Lydia Rubio’s work stands out for the way it uses words, images and symbols inspired […]

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Written on Water Catalog Essay by John Yau, 1995

THE JOURNEY ITSELF IS THE HOME: THE ART OF LYDIA RUBIO I. Lydia Rubio was born in Havana, Cuba, and grew up there during the 1950’s. She has strong memories of her grandmother, who was an artist, and has honored their relationship in the painting, She Painted Landscapes, a dazzling trompe l’oeil work which undercuts its myriad of […]