Kaufman’s acrylic diptych “Lightness of Being (Soaring above the Fray): Series M was selected to be part of National Association of Women Artist’s (NAWA) exhibition in New York City January – March 2022.
The exhibition was open to all NAWA members nationwide who work in oil, acrylic, wax, photography, mixed media, collage, sculpture, prints, pastels, watercolors, mosaics, ceramics and fiber. There are 15 works that address the theme of art that inspires, art that soothes and heals, and allows all who see it to take refuge in it to set the tone for 2022.
Founded in 1889, with a current membership over 800, NAWA is the first established professional women’s art organization in the US. With a mission to continue its long standing tradition of supporting relevant women artists from all over the nation.
The exhibition will take place at the New York Public Library, Mulberry Branch (SoHo), 10 Jersey Street, New York, NY, January 5 – March 31. 2022. For more information and library hours please contact NAWA at https://www.thenawa.org or by phone 646-461-0068/212-966-3434.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Kaufman is a painter and sculptor in Nashville, Tennessee. Her 2D and 3D work has been exhibited in South Africa, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and South Korea. In 2020 the Tennessee Arts Commission curated a retrospective encompassing paintings, works on paper, sculpture and collage. Some recent awards are Medal of Honor for sculpture in 2020 in NAWA’s Annual Exhibition and the Cutting Edge Award for an acrylic painting in NAWA’s Annual Exhibition in Manhattan in 2018. She received the Albert Nelson Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017 for her sustained involvement in the visual arts. Loretta’s paintings and sculptures have been exhibited and won awards in Fusion Art’s international exhibitions since 2015. Her oil painting was published in the book of poetry ‘Gate Posts With No Gate – The Leg Paint Project’ in 2018 which carries an endorsement from author and curator Sean Hemingway.
For more information about Kaufman please visit: https://artweb.com/interviews/interview-with-loretta-ana-kaufman/
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