b. 1980, New York City
Lives and works in Philadelphia, PA & Brooklyn, NY
2016 - University of the Arts, Master of Fine Arts in Studio Arts (candidate)
2010 Columbia University, Master of Science, Clinical Social Work
2005 Harvard University, Master of Education, Arts in Education
2004 Cornell University, Master of Arts, History of Art (Modern & Contemporary)
2002 Brooklyn College CUNY, Bachelor of Arts, Art History & Philosophy, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
1997 F.H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art, Diploma, Fine Arts
2018-9 Edinboro University, Post Master’s Certificate in Art Therapy
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Works in Progress Show, Philadelphia, PA
2018 Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, The Perfect Human, Philadelphia, PA
2017 Aronson Gallery, University of the Arts, MFA WIP Show, Philadelphia, PA
Visiting Art Critic, Moore College of Art & Design, BFA Fine Arts Critique, May 5, 2016
TEACHING & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2015 - Director of Counseling, University of the Arts, Philadelphia
2016 - Adjunct Faculty, Moore College of Art & Design, Fine Arts & Art History
2018 - Adjunct Lecturer of Art, Pennsylvania State University, Abington
2017 - Adjunct Lecturer, University of the Arts, ESL Visual Arts Studio
2003-4 Teaching Assistant, Cornell University Department of History of Art
FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS & HONORS
2016 University of the Arts MFA Graduate Scholarship
2009 Columbia University School of Social Work General Scholarship
2004 Harvard Graduate School of Education Tuition Grant
2002 Cornell University Graduate School Sage Fellowship with full tuition
1999-2001 Brooklyn College Awards including: B. Meister Award for Most Outstanding Art History Major; Institute of Retired Professionals Scholarship; CUNY STOCS Travel Grant, Longshein Award for Merit in Philosophy; B.J. Singer Scholarship in Philosophy
Zubarev, Abe, David Goode-Cross, Shauna Summers, Rachel Brosamle. (2018, Oct. 17). “Get Creative: Art and Design Counseling Directors Respond to Demand and Needs on AICAD Campuses,” Association of University & College Counseling Center Directors Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Zubarev, Abe (2016, June 29). “Mental Health & Artists in College: Exploring Creativity & Psychopathology.” Philadelphia Small College Counseling Center Consortium Summer Retreat, hosted at University of the Arts.
Zubarev, Abe (2016, May 14). “University Counseling: Challenges & Opportunities.” LEARN Academy, Department of Behavioral Health Counseling, Drexel University College of Nursing & Health Professions.
Zubarev, Abe (2016, April 8). “College Mental Health: What Masters Clinicians Need to Know.” Graduate program in Mental Health Counseling, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education.
Zubarev, Abe (2015, April 15). “Mental Health and Adjustment in College.” PSYCH 471: Psychology of Adjustment and Social Relationships, Penn State University, Brandywine.
Zubarev, Abe (2015, March 19). “Psychotherapeutic Interventions: Determining Relevance & Efficacy Among Theoretical Orientations & Modalities.” PSYCH 470 Abnormal Psychology, Penn State University, Brandywine.
American Art Therapy Association
Association for Creativity in Counseling, American Counseling Association
Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors
College Art Association
International Expressive Arts Therapy Association