Orlando, FL

Orit Reuben was born in Israel to a family of artists. She is greatly influenced by her grandfather was an impressionist painter, and as a child she painted at the side of her mother, who is also an artist. She immigrated to the Unites States in her teens, with her family and settled in Minneapolis. Orit attended the University of Minnesota, and is a licensed interior designer. 

She moved to Orlando in 2006, and in 2009 a traffic ticket led Reuben back to the arts. She contested a speeding ticket and was allowed to perform volunteer work instead of paying the fine. She studied at Crealde School of Art, where volunteers receive classes in exchange for hours worked. There, she advanced in her craft, getting an artist fellowship, and later a studio artist position. Today, she is an instructor.

Orit is a landscape pastel artist.  She is inspired by light affects and conveys emotion and mood through color. Orit belongs to the plein air group, The Florida Painters. She is a member Pastel Society of America, a member of excellence of Southeastern Pastel Society and Pastel Society of Central Florida, where she regularly exhibits her work.