Bio

CURRICULUM VITAE

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Creative Fellow, Virginia Center For The Creative Arts, 2018,2009

Blenko Glass Factory collaborative Project, 2015-2016

Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA, Artist Residency, 2015-2016

West Virginia Artist of the Year, 2014

​West Virginia Commission on the Arts - Professional Artists Development Grant (to Pilchuck Glass School), 2014

Juried Exhibition Award of Excellence, 2013

Tamarack Foundation Artists Grant, 2013

West Virginia Commission on the Arts - Professional Artists Development Grant, 2004

Huntington Museum of Arts, Award of Excellence, Exhibition 280, Huntington, WV, 2003, 1990

10th International Biennial Print and Drawing Exhibition, Republic of China, 2001, Invitational

West Virginia Visual Arts Fellowship for Painting and Crafts, 1996

The Painted Bride, Artist's Grant, Philadelphia, PA, 1994-1995

Sunrise Museum Printmaking Residency, Charleston, WV, 1993

Award of Excellence, West Virginia Juried Exhibition, Charleston, WV, 1993

Kentucky Foundation for Women, Artist's Grant, 1992

West Virginia Commission on the Arts, 1992

Taipei City Mayor’s Prize, 5th International Print Biennial, Taipei, Taiwan, 1991

Pressé Papier Visiting Artist Fellowship, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada, 1991

Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Grant, Inter-generational Program, 1984-1986 \

ONE WOMAN SHOWS

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, 2016

Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, Charleston, WV, 2014

Huntington Museum, Curators Choice, Huntington, WV, 2012

Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle, Maine, 2006

Marilyn Cooper Gallery, Lewisburg, WV, 2004, 2006

Callen McJunkin Gallery, Charleston, WV, 2005

Sunbury Shores Art Center, St. Andrews, New Brunswich, Canada, 2004

Sotheby's, Stockholm, Sweden, 1999

The Art Store, Charleston, WV, 1996, 1990

West Virginia Institute of Technology, Montgomery WV 1994-1995

Kurts Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN, 1994

Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV, 1993

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1992

West Virginia Science and Cultural Center, Charleston, WV, 1992

Museum in the Community, Winfield, WV, 1992

Pressé Papier, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada, 1991

Marshall University, Huntington, WV, 1988

RECENT GROUP SHOWS

Art Fields, Trax Gallery, 2019

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, Nutting Gallery, 2016

SOFA Chicago, Ai Bo Gallery, 2015

West Virginia Juried Exhibition, Tamarack Gallery, 2015

​SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, Rutgers, NJ

Presse Papier, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada

Marshall University Graduate College, Charleston, WV

West Virginia Permanent Collection, Charleston, WV

The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, Charleston, WV

Huntington Museum, Huntington, WV

Marietta College, Marietta, OH

The Print Consortium, Kansas City, MO

Kathy Caraccio Printmaking Studio, New York City, NY

West Virginia State Museum, Charleston, WV

West Virginia Symphony, Charleston, WV

University of Charleston, Charleston, WV​

LECTURES AND PUBLICATIONS

International Sculpture Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Idea Furnace: "The Creative Potential of Collaboration, Carnegie Mellon University"

"Three Things - My First, My Favorite, My Future", West Virginia Public Radio Podcost

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, "River, Stream, Tap" (Artist Talk)

Lecture - Art Museum and Training Center for Glass and Ceramics, Seto City, Japan

Lecture - Nagoya Art School, Glass and Print-Making Department, Nagoya, Japan

Zack Harold, West Virginia Living, Spring, “Fire and Water, A West Virginia Artist Turns Crisis into Creativity”

Curator’s Choice Catalog, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV, 2012-2013

Article, Huntington Museum of Art Member’s Magazine, Huntington, WV, Fall 2003

10th International Biennial Print & Drawing Exhibition Catalog, Taipei Fine Arts Museum,

Taiwan 2001

Association of Press Papier, Vingt ans de creation, limited edition original print publication and

print catalog, Trois Rivieres Ville d’Histoire et de Culture, Quebec, 2000

Article, “Kaufman Off to Sotheby’s in Stockholm”, West Virginia Quarterly Magazine,

Charleston, WV, 1999

Marshall University Graduate College Art Collection Catalog, Marshall University Press, South

Charleston, WV, 1995

Views from the Rainforest, One Person Exhibition, Oglebay Institute Catalogue, Stifel Fine Arts

Center, Wheeling, WV, 1994

The 5th International Biennial Print and Drawing Exhibition Catalog, Taipei Fine Arts Museum,

Taiwan, 1991

Article, New Art Examiner, January 1991, Chicago, 1991

​​EDUCATION

Master's Degree in Art Therapy, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 1981

Master's Degree in Art, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, 1988

Bachelor of Arts Degree, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Marietta College, 1979

Barrie Kaufman is an award-winning international artist from West Virginia working in print media, painting and glass. She has been creating art for thirty-five years using woodblock, etching, silk aquatint, and carborundum to make personal statements about the environment and social consciousness. In 2013 she created models for a five-foot-high cast glass sculpture created in the Czech Republic focusing on the animals and the effect of global warming. Her current work features blown and cast glass.

 

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