KAREN S. KAUFFMAN

Born 1956, Minneapolis, MN

Education

1980
BFA California State University, Fullerton
1974
Attended Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA


Solo Exhibitions

2014 Riverside Art Museum, "2013 Members' Exhibit Award Winner", Riverside, CA
2014 Main Street Gallery, "Grounded", Pomona, CA
2010-2013 Riverside City College Library, "Karen Kauffman, Solo Exhibition: 27 Paintings", Riverside, CA
2009 Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center Art Gallery, "The Rhapsody of Always-Is", Pomona, CA
2006 projectRAM Gallery, "Ethereal", Riverside, CA
2003 Bella Gallery, Lake Elsinore, CA
2002 Bella Gallery, Lake Elsinore, CA
2000 Riverside Art Museum/Mezzanine Gallery, Riverside, CA
1999 Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Fallbrook Library, "Impressive Women'", Fallbrook, CA
2017 Progress Gallery, "OB 3: Old Broads 3'", Pomona, CA
2016 Chaffey Community Museum of Art, "Old Broads: Still Kickin'", Ontario, CA
2016 Chaffey Community Museum of Art, "Expressions", Ontario, CA
2015 Red Pipe Gallery, "Old Broads", Los Angeles, CA
2013 Brett Rubbico Gallery, "Summer Group Show", Newport Beach, CA
2013 Riverside City College Quad Gallery, "Take Me to the River", Riverside, CA
2013 Riverside Art Museum, "Women Artists of the Permanent Collection: Mid-Nineteenth Century to Present Day", Riverside, CA
2012 Main Street Gallery,, "The Rose Show", Pomona, CA
2012-2013 Sangria Fine Arts,"True Blue", Lake Balboa, CA
2012 CCAA Museum, "From Within", Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2012 Riverside City College Quad Gallery, Printmaking Exhibition: "Ron Pokrasso & Colleagues", Riverside, CA
2011 Main Street Gallery, "9/11 Commemorative", Pomona, CA
  SCA Project Gallery, "Normally on Paper", Pomona, CA
  Shoshana Wayne Gallery, "Chain Letter", Santa Monica, CA
  dA Center for the Arts, "Cubicle," Pomona, CA
2010 San Diego Art Institute, Museum of the Living Artist, "Southern California Regional Juried Award Exhibition," San Diego, CA
2008 Riverside Art Museum, "paintingsEDGE 2008," Riverside, CA
  Parks Exhibition Center, "paintingsEDGE 2008," Idyllwild, CA
  Main Street Gallery, Pomona, CA
  dba256 Gallery, "Ink'd", Pomona, CA
  Riverside Art Museum, "Art Alive: France in Bloom", Riverside, CA
  Long Beach Arts, "California Open Exhibition", Long Beach, CA
  Division 9 Gallery South, "Paper Dolls", Riverside, CA
2007 dba256 Gallery, "Inland Emperors", Pomona, CA
  Mercantile Gallery, "Visual Expressions," Temecula, CA
  Division 9 Gallery South, "Printing in the IE", Riverside, CA
  Ontario Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA
  Riverside Art Museum, "paintingsEDGE", Riverside, CA
  Parks Exhibition Center, "paintingsEDGE", Idyllwild, CA
  Phantom Galleries LA, "Drive By", Pasadena, CA
2006 Riverside County Administrative Center, "Artscape", Riverside, CA
  Riverside Art Museum, "Recent Acquisitions", Riverside, CA
  d.e.n. Contemporary Art, Culver City, CA
  Long Beach Arts, "Driven to Abstraction", Long Beach, CA
  International Exhibition, Konstancin-Jezoirna, Poland and Hranice, Czech Republic
2005 International Exhibition, Hranice, Czech Republic
  International Exhibition, Leidschendam-Voorburg, The Netherlands
  Mercantile Gallery, Temecula, CA
2004 Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
  Brandon Art Gallery, Fallbrook, CA
  Public Art Project, "Painted Ponies", The Arts Council of Temecula Valley, CA
2003 Courtyard Art Gallery, San Juan Capistrano, CA
2001 Temecula Valley Museum, Temecula, CA
2000 Aka Mai' Gallery, Del Mar, CA
1999 7 Artist Invitational, Voorburg, The Netherlands
1998 Aka Mai' Gallery, Del Mar, CA
  L'Auberge Resort Hotel, Hall Gallery, Del Mar, CA
1997 Temecula Art Gallery,"Women in the Arts 2", Temecula, CA
  California Nature Conservancy with Dorland Mt. Arts Colony, Murrieta, CA
  Fallbrook Art and Cultural Center, Fallbrook, CA
1996 Temecula Art Gallery,"Women in the Arts", Temecula, CA
1990 Chrysalis Gallery, Claremont, CA
1989 Chrysalis Gallery, Claremont, CA

Awards & Honors
Artist Residency, "paintingsEDGE 2008", Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild, CA
Artist Residency, "paintingsEDGE 2007", Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild, CA
Riverside Art Museum, painting in museum's permanent collection, Riverside, CA
Long Beach Arts, First Place Award, Long Beach, CA
Temecula Valley Museum, Award, Temecula, CA
Arts Council of the Temecula Valley, CA
Bank of America Art Achievement Award
Art Center College of Design, Sat. Scholarship, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Public and Corporate Collections
City Hall of Leidschendem-Voorburg, The Netherlands
City of Hemet, Hemet, CA
Fox Occupational Medical Center, San Bernardino, CA
Mount Palomar Winery, Temecula, CA
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

Numerous Private Collections

Bibliography
Stacy Davies, Inland Empire Weekly, "Long Night's Journey into Day", March 2013
Andi Campognone, THE Magazine, "Karen Kauffman: The Rhapsody of Always-Is", April 2009 (p. 42)
James Scarborough, catalog essay, Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center Art Gallery, "The Rhapsody of Always-Is," Jan/Feb. 2009
Stacy Davies, Inland Empire Weekly, "Karen Kauffman at the Downtown Center Art Gallery," January 29, 2009
Daniel Ucko, The Poly Post Newspaper, "New Exhibit Examines Local Artist's Evolution," January 6, 2009
Sandra Shrader, Under the Sun Magazine, "Sudden Impulse," November 2008
Jami Tobey-Kiendra, Valley Living Magazine, "Valley Artist," November 2008
Daniel Foster, The Press Enterprise, Artist Spotlight "Painting Poetically", October 11, 2007
Jeanne Boyer, Inland Empire Magazine, "Timeless Taos", January 2007
Peter Frank, critical essay "Ethereal", April 2006
Tim O'Leary, The Press Enterprise, "Art Unites Temecula with Sister City" September 2005
Pam Horner, Vine Times Magazine, "Art in the Wine Country", June 2005
Sandra Shrader, SW Riverside Co, "Neighbors" January 2004
Jamie Ayala, The Press Enterprise, "Painted Pony Public Art Project", January 2003
Bruce Singer, Entertainment Roundup, November 2001, April 2002
Peggy Jacoby, The Californian, "Preview" section, cover and feature article, October 2000
Barbara McLean, The Californian, "Arts Council Design House/Different Strokes", May 2000
Tanya Reise, Anza Valley Lookout, "Intuitive Expressions" March 1998
The Californian, "Arts Council Visual Expression Award Winners" June 1997
The Press Enterprise, "Women in the Arts", February 20 and February 23, 1996
The Californian, Spotlight on Entertainment, "Women in the Arts", February 1996
The Californian, Spotlight on Entertainment, "cover", July 1995

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