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Selma Gubin
Date: 1903 - 1974
Remarks: At the age of 5, Selma Gubin immigrated from Kiev, Russia, to the U.S. with her family. They settled in NY, where gubin joined the ARt Students League in 1924. There she became friendly with Raphael Soyer, Philip Evergood andChaim Gross and studed with Soyer, John Sloan, Byron Browne and Boardman Robinson. During the 1930s she worked for the WPA Art Project. She became a member of both New York Artists Equity Association and the NAtional Association of Women Artists and exhibited frequently during her lifetime, all this despite the necessity to work at a succession of office jobs to support herself. Her works is in th Museum of the City of New York, the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, and other public and private collections, both here and in Israel.