was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of parents
who emigrated from the Ukraine.
early childhood, she has been drawn to using her art as a language
to express the way she feels about the world, seen and unseen.
moving to Florida, her early studies included classes at St.
Petersburg College and participation in various art workshops,
both as a student and teacher. Working in oils became
her medium of choice.
give me the freedom and time to create a rhythm of application
which helps to put me in touch with the life of my subject matter
and what it is trying to say to me. The fulfillment comes
during the painting process and spills over, beyond the process,
when someone views my work, and the work bridges the gap between
work has won numerous awards and appears in private collections
across the U. S. Luba is represented by Vincent-William
Gallery in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.