Katie Dell Kaufman is a native of Washington DC. An award-winning assemblage and collage artist, Kaufman creates two- and three-dimensional work out of wood, paper, found materials and wax. A member of the Drawing and Painting Department faculty at the Corcoran College of Art and Design for 21 years, she now maintains a studio at the Gateway CDC Art Center in the Gateway Arts District in Brentwood, MD and is represented by the Zenith Gallery in WDC. Kaufman’s exhibitions include the 2013 solo show, Uncommon Objects, at the Zenith Gallery, the 2019 show, 50 States, 200 Encaustic/Wax Artists, at the Museum of Encaustic Art at the Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, and two 2017 group shows, Material – Object – Form, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD, and Heat + Light, Washington Wax Works at the Studio Gallery in Washington, DC. Kaufman received Montgomery County Arts and Humanities Individual Artist Awards in 2010, 2013 and 2015 for her encaustic/mixed media work. Her work is part of the permanent collections of Living Imprint, London, UK, the Prince Georges County Arts and Cultural Heritage Division, in Riverdale MD, Landex Development’s Studio 3807 and Artisan 4100 in Brentwood, MD, and the Museum of Encaustic Art (EAI) in Santa Fe, NM. Kaufman received her graduate degree from UMD, College Park, MD and her undergraduate degree from Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. She lives with her family in Takoma Park, MD.