Loretta Kaufman to Exhibit in the National Association of Women Artists 129th Annual Members’ Exhibition

Loretta Kaufman’s acrylic painting “Kingfisher With Minnow & Dragonfly: Circle of Life Series” will be included in the Annual Exhibition in New York City in October 2018.   The exhibition is open to all juried NAWA Members nationwide.  This is a multi-media exhibition of 248 works that include sculpture, intaglio, watercolor, photography, oil and acrylic paintings, soft pastels and mixed media. 

Founded in 1889, NAWA is the first established professional women’s art organization in the United States.  The Association promotes culture and education in the visual arts through exhibitions of its members’ works, educational programs, scholarships, awards, its historical archive and other appropriate means.  While encouraging contemporary and emerging artists, the Association honors and continues the long and important contribution of women to the history of American culture and art.

This exhibition will take place at 195 Chrystie Street, South Gallery, New York, NY, October 6 – 18, 2018.  An opening reception and presentation of over $10,000 in awards will be held Thursday, October 11th from 6 to 9 pm. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday 11 am – 9 pm, Sunday and Monday 11 am to 6 pm. The gallery’s phone is 212-675-1616.


About the Artist

In nearly five decades Nashville sculptor and painter, Loretta Kaufman, has produced work in several media that focus on the environment and currently works with both oil and acrylic paints.  Her oil painting, “Three of a Kind:  Series HR” is published in Peter Waldor’s limited edition book of poetry, Gate Posts With No Gate – The Leg Paint Project.  Released in spring 2018, readings and exhibitions throughout the US, Canada, and abroad are planned in 2018-2019.  The book carries an endorsement from Sean Hemingway.  Loretta’s sculpture and paintings have been juried into numerous international online exhibitions including Fusion Art’s Elemental – Air, Fire, Earth in 2015; Waterscapes, Animal Kingdom, 2nd Annual Figures & Faces in 2016.  She won an Honorable Mention Award for the acrylic painting “There Is Safety In Numbers (Variation I):  Environment Series” in Colors in 2017; had work  included in Colors in 2018; her sculpture “Double Monologues I:  The Celia Series” received an Honorable Mention in Women Artists in 2018, and “Kingfisher With Minnow & Dragonfly” was one of 3 paintings from the Circle of Life Series included in Artist’s Choice this August.

For more information about Loretta and her work please visit her website:  https://lorettaanakaufman.artweb.com.

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