A winner of various awards and grants including the Society of Publication Designers, Communication Arts Award and the Abby Award for Artist of the Year in Atlanta. Cornel Rubino is a regular contributor to the New Yorker, the Atlantic, and countless other national magazines. He has created numerous posters for various clients such as the Walters Art Museum, International Habitat for Humanity, Lincoln Center, EOS Orchestra, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, American Institute of Graphic Artists, High Museum of Art, and the Atlanta Symphony.
He has lectured on Picasso at the High Museum of Art, "20th Century Art" at the Nexus Contemporary Arts Center, "Master Drawings from the Worcester Art Museum" at the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University, "A Neural Approach to Aesthetics" at the Walters Art Museum, and on his own work at the Johns Hopkins University.
His works are in numerous international museum, corporate, and private collections.