Lydia Rubio is an established artist who has been fully engaged in producing her paintings, sculptures, drawings and public art pieces for the last 28 years.
She is currently completing two large scale national public art sculpture commissions for the new Raleigh Durham Airport Terminal C. An additional commission is under fabrication The Women’s Park Gates and Fences, with Miami Dade County Art in Public Places.
Ms. Rubio has had 14 solo painting shows and 54 group shows in national and regional public and private institutions. She is a recipient of a Creative Capital Fellowship, Pollock Krasner Fellowship and the Cintas Fellowship. Her works are in national
Ms. Rubio’s works are in the permanent collections of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, the Wolfsonian FIU, the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Miami Dade Community College, The Cuban Heritage Collection of the University of Miami, The Frost Art Museum, Bryn Mawr College and Lehigh University Art Galleries, and important private collections in New York, Miami and Europe.
She was born in Havana, Cuba. She has lived in Puerto Rico, Italy, Boston and New York, and has traveled extensively in Europe and Mexico. She lives and works now in Miami, Florida.