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“Picasso said 'Art is a lie!' In his flamboyant way he spoke a great truth. He was saying that all art is an illusion – not the slavish copying of reality – but the CREATION of illusions never seen before.”

Seymour Tubis [1990]



(1919 – 1993)
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- Philadelphia Museum School of Art, 1941 – 1942
- Art Students League of New York, 1946 – 1949
      Vaclav Havil, Will Barnet
      Harry Sternberg, Morris Kantor
- Academie Grande-Chaumiere, Paris, 1949 – 1950
- Instituto d'Arte, Florence, 1950
- Hans Hoffman, New York, 1951


Galerie St. Placide, Paris, 1950; Lowe Foundation Gallery, New York, 1953 & 1955; The Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, 1964; University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Jamison Gallery, Santa Fe, 1967; College of Santa Fe Ten Year Retrospective, 1969; Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston; Antioch College, Ohio; Artists' Co-op Gallery, Santa Fe, 1970 – 1973; Seymour Tubis, Thirty Years Of Printmaking, Nuevo Graphics Gallery, Santa Fe, 1980; Bluecreek-West Gallery, Denver, 1989 & 1990; Masterpiece Gallery, Carmel, California; Canfield Gallery, Santa Fe, 1998 – 2002.


Library of Congress, Washington D.C.; Brooklyn Museum; Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Dallas Museum of Art; The Royal Society of London; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Seattle Art Museum; United States Department of State, Embassies Program, Europe and Africa; Museum of Modern Art, New York; John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C.; Society Of American Graphic Artists, New York; Arvada Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, Colorado; San Francisco Symphony Association.

Art Communication International, Philadelphia, PA: The ACI Curated Exhibition

CD-ROM (Virtual Exhibition, 3-D); The ACI Curated Collection CD-Rom.

Private collections.


- Chairman, Department of Fine Arts, Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Instructor of Printmaking, Painting and Design, 1963 – 1980.

- The New York Times, Sunday Magazine, art department

- The New York World-Telegram & Sun, art department

- Instructor of Painting and Lecturer in art, Adult Education Program, New York

- Instructor, Brooklyn Museum of Art

- Freelance designer, graphic and commercial artist New York, Santa Fe, California

- Assistant Instructor in Painting and Printmaking, Art Students League

- Private classes, New York, Rockport, Massachusetts, Santa Fe



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