Spring Workshop in Color-Spot Oil Painting at the Art Students League

Ephraim will be teaching a one-month long special Hybrid Class/Workshop  in “Color-Spot Oil Painting” at the Art Students League this Spring, from March 2–27, 2020.

Ephraim Rubenstein, Nataliya II (Process I), oil on linen, 28 x 54 in.

Ephraim Rubenstein, Nataliya II (Process II ), oil on linen, 28 x 54 in.

Two Figure Studies in Red Chalk Published

Ephraim is delighted to announce that two of his red chalk drawings have been included in the recent book Figure Drawing Atelier: Art Instruction Sketchbook by Juliette Aristedes.


Cityscape in “The League of Masters” at the New York Design Center

The League of Masters: Past & Present: Works by The Art Students League Teachers and Students celebrates the League’s continuing tradition of supporting artists, exhibiting significant works by past League masters such as Hans Hofmann, Burgoyne Diller, and Will Barnet and shifts forward to focus on the diversity and talent of more than twenty-five contemporary League artists working today. The exhibition, presented by InCollect, is on view at the New York Design Center (200 Lexington Avenue) from September 12 through October 9, 2019.

Steve Chu - open

Ephraim Rubenstein, Steve Chu Open, 2010, gouche on paper, 28 x 38 in.

Ephraim Rubenstein’s Still-Life Painting on the Cover of “The Library Book”

Ephraim Rubenstein’s painting Book Pile XXIV has been published on the cover of the Korean language edition of Susan Orleans’ The Library Book, an account of a 1986 fire at the Los Angels County Library that destroyed over 400,000 books. This painting is part of Ephraim’s larger series of still lifes of used and discarded books.

Ephraim Rubenstein’s Abu Simbel I at the
Art Students League of New York

The Art Students League’s Instructors’ Exhibition 2019 is the largest faculty annual in the school’s history with nearly one hundred works on view (digital gallery). Ephraim’s large wax-resist drawing Abu Simbel I (from a series of new work) is on view in the Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery through September 29.

Ephraim Rubenstein, Abu Simbel I, 2018,
pencil, wax, ink, Char-kole, vine charcoal, compressed charcoal,
conte, nu-pastel, pastel, 50 x 38 in.