In 2022

Nov 1 – Dec 4, 2022

Playing with Fire

with Washington Wax Works at the Martha Spak Gallery, Washington, DC

In 2021

Oct 9, 2021 – Mar 6, 2022

My work will be on display in The Museum of Encaustic Art’s 10th Anniversary Exhibition of Encaustic Arts Magazine in Cerrillos, NM

Nov 6 – Dec 31, 2021

My work is part of COLLAGE: 8 Women – with Mary Ellen Daly, Shari Epstein, Joyce Guerrier, Jennifer Gunther, Nanci Hersh, Marsha Lieberman & Marcia Reed, held at Gallery 37 – A Destination for Artful Living, Milford, DE

May 7 – June 6 2021

MELTDOWN with Washington Wax Works at the Rehoboth Art League Rehoboth Beach, DE

Mar 27 – May 1, 2021 Fleeting/Fled with Washington Sculptors Group – Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD

Review in the Washington Post

In 2019

Two of my paintings were purchased by Landex Development for the permanent collection of the the  Artisan 4100  apartment/retail development in Brentwood , MD

March 23 – April 27, 2019 my work was included in Applied Heat: an exhibition of encaustic art at Portico Gallery, Brentwood, MD

My painting, Twilight was included in the show, 50 States, 200 Encaustic/Wax Artists at the Museum of Encaustic Art /Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

In 2018

My encaustic works, Dovecote and Luminaries were purchased by the Prince Georges County MD Arts and Cultural Heritage Division for their Permanent Collection this summer.

Eleven of my works included in Washington Wax Works at Strathmore Gallery in Bethesda, MD, from May 2nd through June 10th

In 2017

My assemblage, A Garden of Want in times of When was purchased by Landex Development for the permanent collection of the Studio 3807 apartment/and retail development in Brentwood , MD

My recent encaustic monotypes on display  at Washington Wax Works Pop – up in Mount Pleasant, WDC November 10 – 25, 2017

One of my drawings was featured on the cover of the play, Between Trains, written by Juanita Rockwell

Four of my sculptural works were included in the show, Material – Object – Form, at the Brentwood Art Exchange in Brentwood, MD

Review by East City Art

My work was part of the Creative Corridor Exhibition at Prince Georges Community College, Marlboro Gallery

Heat + Light  Washington Wax Works at Studio Gallery Washington, DC

Review by Mark Jenkins in the Washington Post

In 2016

One of my assemblages was featured on the cover of the book, Blood Too Bright, edited by my sister, Jerri Dell, a book of letters that are reminiscences of our grandfather, Floyd Dell, about Edna St Vincent Millay.

Thanks to a generous grant from the Montgomery County Arts & Humanities Council , I was able to put out a catalog of my assemblage, shadowbox, and encaustic.

My work has been included in the book Encaustic Art in the 21st Century edited by Anne Lee and E. Ashley Rooney. Foreword by Kim Bernard and and Afterward by Ellen Koment.

Washington Wax Works DC Debut at the Arts Club of Washington

Opening reception: Feb 5, 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Artist talk & short film, by David Evans and Alice Entertainment, Sat, Feb. 6, 2 – 4 pm

In 2015

My article on using powdered pigment with encaustic medium, “Raising Dust”, was published in the winter edition of Encaustic Arts online magazine

Native Species

Sept 16 – Nov 7

Black Rock Art Center Works by 14 artists using fallen timbers, found limbs, reclaimed lumber, or repurposed items, to build unique sculptural forms that retain a connection to the source of their materials.

LUMINOUS November, 2015 Work by Kevin Milstead, Kathy Anderson, Nancy Hacskaylo, David Evans, Katie Dell Kaufman and Marty Ittner and Becky Borlan. Atrium Gallery, Takoma Park Community Center, Takoma Park, MD

The Zenith Gallery exhibition, in Collaboration with Ouvert Gallery, in St. Michaels, MD


A pop-up exhibition of six assemblage artists who collect and combine found objects to create new artwork

April 3 – 25, 2015

6 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

In 2014

One of my shadowboxes was featured on the cover of the book by Shivaun Woolfson, “Holocaust Legacy in Post Soviet Lithuania”, that presents the history and experiences of  a group of elderly Holocaust survivors in modern day Vilnius. The research that went into the book  became the basis of  the Surviving History exhibition I was part of in 2010.

Washington Wax Works Heated Perspectives Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, MD Feb 2 – 21, 2014

In 2013

Uncommon Objects

A Solo Exhibition of Encaustic, Collage, and Sculpture by Katie Dell Kaufman Sept. 20 – Nov. 2, 2013 Zenith Gallery Salon 1429 Iris Street, NW, WD.C. 20012

Uncommon Objects Invitation

Washington Wax Works Debut Show Work by Kathy Anderson, Marty Ittner, David Evans, Nancy Hacskalo, Kevin Milstead and Katie Dell Kaufman 39th Street Corridor Exhibition Space,  Gateway Art Center

Trees: The Worlds Greatest Cooperators Mar 17 – June 1, 2013 Zenith Gallery Salon 1429 Iris Street NW Washington DC 20012

In 2012

My collage “Future Perfect” is in the online exhibition Strange Glue – Collage at 100, Thompson Gallery/ the Cambridge School of Weston, MA

Works on Paper by Katie Dell Kaufman

Collages and Drawings Atrium Gallery, Takoma Park Community Center  Feb 3 – Mar 15 2012

In 2011

The Spirit of Wood Sculpture by Katie Dell Kaufman and Lynda Smith-Bugge May 25-Aug 27, 2011 Eleven Eleven Sculpture Space 1111 Pennsylvania Ave NW WDC

Wax In Motion National Juried Encaustic Exhibition – 15 selected artists

Bowersock Gallery 373 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA

Richard Dana, Katie Dell Kaufman and the NIH Camera Club

February 2-26, 2011 BlackRock Center for the Arts Germantown, MD