Cynthia Beth Rubin
Rubin is a new media artist whose works frequently evoke cultural memories and the imagined past by intertwining photographic elements in complex layers of representation and abstraction. Recently, Rubin's work has shifted from explorations of the vestiges human history into conversation with Nature. She is interested in how Nature affects our built environment, and how both the microscopic plankton and the macroscopic landscape are part of our world. An active member of the Digital Arts community, she Chaired the Committee to develop the Award for Lifetime Achievement in Digital Art tfor ACM-SIGGRAPH, and is also a member of the SIGGRAPH Digital Art Committee.