About the Artist

Katie Dell Kaufman is an award-winning encaustic, collage and assemblage artist. A member of the drawing and painting department adjunct faculty at the Corcoran College of Art and Design for 21 years, she now facilitates workshops and classes in the greater Washington metro area.  Her work has been represented by the Fraser Gallery in Washington, DC & Bethesda, MD, the Arteco Gallery in Cumberland, MD and is currently represented by the Zenith Gallery in WDC. In 2010 -2011, in 2013-2014, and in 2015-2016, Kaufman was honored with Montgomery County Arts and Humanities Individual Artist Awards for her work in encaustic. In 2008 she was commissioned to create work for an international, interdisciplinary, traveling exhibition, Surviving History: Portraits from Vilna from Living Imprint in London, UK.  Her 5 biographical assemblages incorporate biographical objects provided by Lithuanian Holocaust survivors. Exhibited in Lithuania, England, and South Africa, her work now part of the permanent collection of Living Imprint, London, UK. Kaufman received an MA from UMD, College Park, MD and a BFA from Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. She maintains a studio at the Gateway CDC Art Center in Brentwood, MD. She lives, with her family, in Takoma Park, MD.