Deborah Rubin is one of the foremost floral watercolor painters in the country. Born in Chicago in 1948, Rubin holds a BFA from the University of Illinois. Her flowers have formed the base of over 50 exhibitions, garnered over 20 awards, and have found their way into numerous permanent collections. Deborah’s paintings combine a spectacular large scale with brilliant light and meticulous detail. She has been pushing the boundaries of photo-realism and hyper-realism since the mid-1970s with an eye on nature and more recently, architecture. She currently lives in western Massachusetts, where she continues to produce her amazing pieces and teach other professional artists her techniques.