Selected Solo and Two Person Shows

2013Uncommon Objects, Encaustic, Assemblage and Collage by Katie Dell Kaufman (solo)                     Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC.
2012Works on Paper by Katie Dell Kaufman, The Atrium Gallery (solo), Takoma Park Community Center, Takoma Park, MD.
 Collage and Assemblage by Katie Dell Kaufman (solo), Snow Hill Manor, Laurel, MD.
2011The Spirit of Wood: Sculpture by Katie Dell Kaufman and Lynda Smith-Bugge, Zenith Gallery at 1111 Pennsylvania Ave Sculpture Space, Washington, DC. 
 Katie Dell Kaufman: Drawing and Collage (solo), Publick Playhouse, Cheverly MD.
2009Journey, 15-year Retrospective Katie Dell Kaufman – Collage and Assemblage (solo), Three Arts Club of Homeland, Baltimore, MD.
 Arming the Hero, Collage and Assemblage by Katie Dell Kaufman (solo), Lee Art Center Gallery, Arlington, VA.
2008Dimensions, Collage and Assemblage by Katie Dell Kaufman (solo), Arteco Gallery, Cumberland, MD.
2003Unobstructed View, New Work by Katie Dell Kaufman (solo), Fraser Gallery, WDC.
 Katie Dell Kaufman and Beverly Ryan, Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, MD.
2000Katie Dell Kaufman and Nancy Jeffrey, Fraser Gallery, WDC.
1997Katie Kaufman and Christine Medley, Gudelsky Gallery, Maryland College of Art and Design, Silver Spring, MD.  

Selected Invitational Exhibitions

up in 2021    
Melting Point – Washington Wax Works Group Exhibition, The Delaplaine Arts Center, Frederick, MD (upcoming Feb 2021).

Fleeting Fled (sponsored by the Washington Sculptors Group), Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD (upcoming March 2021).

Washington Wax Works: Meltdown, Rehoboth Art League, Tubbs Gallery, Rehoboth, MD (upcoming May 2021).
2019Crisis Mode: Endangered Earth, Zenith Gallery, WDC 50 States, 200 Encaustic/Wax Artists, The Museum of Encaustic Art at the Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM.
 Applied Heat: an exhibition of encaustic art, Portico Gallery, Brentwood, MD.
2018Washington Wax Works, Strathmore Gallery, Bethesda, MD.
2017Wax Works Pop-Up, The Gallery at Lost Origin Productions, Washington, DC.
 Material – Object – Form, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD.
 39 Years: Rejuvenate with ART, Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC.
 Heat + Light, Washington Wax Works, Studio Gallery, Washington, DC.
2016Something for Everyone – Holiday Cheer, Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC.
 Washington Wax Works, The Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC.
 The Teachers’ Lounge, Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD.
2015LUMINOUS – Washington Wax Works, The Atrium Gallery, Takoma Park Community Center, Takoma Park, MD.
 Zenith Gallery, in Collaboration with Ouvert Gallery, Ouvert Gallery, St. Michaels, MD.
 Reclaimed/Retold, Work by 6 Assemblage Artists, 6 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, Curated by Lorelle Rau.
2014Heated Perspectives – Washington Wax Works, Glenview Mansion Art Gallery,Rockville, MD.
 Gateway CDC Art Center Resident Artists, 39th Street Gallery and Project Space, Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood, MD.
2013Washington Wax Works presents Waxy Buildup, 39th Street Corridor Exhibition Space, Gateway CDC Arts Center, Brentwood, MD.
 American Fine Craft Show, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY.
 Alchemical Vessels, Smith Center for the Healing Arts, WDC.
2011Gateway CDC Art Center Resident Artists, 39th Street Gallery and Project Space, Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood, MD.
 Richard Dana, Katie Dell Kaufman, and the NIH Camera Club, Black Rock Center for the Arts, Germantown MD.
2010Surviving History: Portraits from Vilna (Living Imprint) Shirehall, Shrewsbury, London, UK. Show then traveled to Cape Town Holocaust Museum, Cape Town, South Africa and to Durban Holocaust Centre, Durban, South Africa.
 Katie Dell Kaufman, Jean Barns Downs, Rona Eisner, Sally Giarantana, Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville MD.
 Gateway CDC Art Center Resident Artists, 39th Street Gallery and Project Space, Gateway Arts Center, Claire Huschle, curator, Brentwood MD.
2009Surviving History: Portraits from Vilna (Living Imprint), Tolerance Center, Vilna Gaon Jewish State Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania.
 Focus on Drawing, Corcoran College of Art and Design Faculty Exhibition, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, WDC.
2007Corcoran College of Art and Design Faculty Exhibition, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, WDC.
2006Rough Edges: The Art of Recycled Metal, Arteco Gallery, Cumberland, MD.
2005Faces of the Fallen – America’s Artists Honor America’s Heroes, Women in the Military Service for America Memorial – Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. Annette Polan, exhibition co- chair and curator (catalog).
2003Figurative Paintings, Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD, Catriona Fraser, curator.
2002Grand Opening Exhibition Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD. Catriona Fraser, curator.
2001Contemporary Realism: A Survey of Washington Area Artists, the Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA, F. Lennox Campello, curator.
2001Dedicated to Art: the 2000 Corcoran Faculty Biennial Exhibit, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Hemicycle Gallery, WDC.
1998Drawing and Redefining Drawing, Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD, Manon Cleary, curator.  Show traveled to The Parents Association Gallery, University of Maryland (catalog).
1995The Corcoran School of Art and its Faculty, ARTS 901, WDC, Jack Cowart, curator.  

Selected Juried Exhibitions

2017 Creative Corridor, Marlboro Gallery, Prince Georges Community College, Largo, MD.
2012Strange Glue – Collage at 100, a centennial exhibition of Collage, On line exhibition, curated by Todd Bartel, Thompson Gallery/The Cambridge School of Weston, MA, (catalog).
2011Wax in Motion, Bowersock Gallery, Provincetown, MA. Creative Corridor, Marlboro Gallery, Prince Georges Community College, Largo, MD.
 Eye of the Beholder National Found Object Exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art Circle  Gallery Annapolis, MD. Janet Maher, juror.
2010All Mixed Up: A Juried Exhibition of Mixed Media Works, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood MD, Philippa Hughes, juror (catalog).


Living Imprint (Surviving History Project)London, England 
Studio 3807/ Landex Development The Artisan/ Landex DevelopmentBrentwood, MD Brentwood, MD 
The Museum of Encaustic Art (EAI)Santa Fe, NM
Prince Georges County Arts and Cultural Heritage Collection  Riverdale, MD   

Gallery Representation

2011-presentThe Zenith Gallery, Washington DC
2007-2009The Arteco Gallery, Cumberland, MD
1999-2005The Fraser Gallery, Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD  

Grants, Awards, Commissions

2015Montgomery County Arts and Humanities Grant to Individual Artists and Scholars (FY16) 
2013Montgomery County Arts and Humanities Grant to Individual Artists and Scholars (FY14) 
 Azalea Award, awarded by the Takoma Foundationfor contribution to the arts in Takoma Park, MD 
2010Montgomery County Arts and Humanities Grant to Individual Artists and Scholars (FY11) 
2008-2009Surviving History: Portraits of a Fading People, for Shivaun Woolfson, Living Imprint, London, UK. Commission of 5 biographical assemblages for a traveling interdisciplinary exhibition on Lithuanian Holocaust survivors. 
2003Corcoran College of Art and Design Faculty Development Award 
2001Judges Award, All Media Exhibition, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA, awarded by juror, Trinkett Clark, assistant curator of 20th Century art at the National Gallery of Art in WDC. 
1996Takoma Park Artists Residency Grant to design and facilitate public sculpture project with 300 elementary students, “Diversity in Our Community”, in Montgomery County, MD. 


 Eric Hope, East City Art, “East City Art Reviews: Material – Object – Form at the Brentwood Art Exchange”, June 20, 2017. /
 Rockwell, Juanita. Between Trains, Virginia Beach, VA, Blue Moon Plays, 2017 (cover photo)
 Dell, J. (Ed). Blood Too Bright, Warwick, NY, Glenmere Press, 2017 (cover photo).
 Mark Jenkins. Washington Post, Galleries, “Heat + Light at Studio Gallery”, January 21, 2017.
 Anne Lee & E. Ashley Rooney, Foreword by Kim Bernard, Afterword by Ellen Koment, Encaustic Art In the 21st Century, Atglen, Pennsylvania, USA, Schiffer Publishing, 2016 (Photos).
 Kaufman, K. D. (2015, Winter). Raising Dust. Encaustic Arts Magazine, 48-63 (article and photos). Retrieved from
 Woolfson, Shivaun, Holocaust Legacy in Post-Soviet Lithuania, People, Places and Objects, London, UK, Bloomsbury Academic, 2014 (cover and interior photos).
 Julie Sanders, Editor. Home and Design Sourcebook, “9 to Note”, October 17, 2012: 98 (photo).
 Todd Bartel, Curator. Strange Glue (Traditional and Avant Garde Collage) /COLLagE/ at /100/  i/iii, Virtual Annex Catalog, October, 2012 (photo).
 Mark Jenkins. Washington Post, Galleries, “Sculptures offer Mix of Media, Messages”,   August 19, 2011 (Photo).
 Jordon Edwards. Gazette.Net, Arts and Entertainment, “Putting It All Together”, Feb. 17, 2011./, multimedia presentation).
 Kevin Mellema. Fall Church News-Press, Northern Virginia Arts Beat, “Emblazoned Images”, Apr, 2009.
 Libby Copeland. Washington Post, “Portraits Etched in Grief”, March 23rd, 2005 (photo).
 Anne Kennerdine.Washington Post, On Washington, “Katie Kaufman and Nancy Jeffrey”, October, 2000.
 Nicole Lewis. Washington Post, Arts Beat, “Playing with Dali; At Fraser Gallery, a Surreal Experience”, September 9, 1999.


1985MA, Art Education, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
1979BA, Fine Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
1987-1992CE, Corcoran School of Art and Design, Washington, DC