Dzubas was born in Berlin and studied at the Prussian Academy of Fine Art under Paul Klee while in Dusseldorf from 1936-39. In 1939 Dzubas fled to the US via London and became and American citizen.

In the 1960s, Dzubas began exhibiting in NY. These works are characterized for a brevity of gesture and an emphasis on luminosity of oil paint applied in thin veils of color. Dzubas is a noted color field painter in the NY School.