Amy Kaufman, a professional artist, is acclaimed for her unique painted monotypes and paintings. A native of Newton, Massachusetts, Kaufman received her B.A. from Brandeis University where she learned printmaking from Michael Mazur, and her M.F.A. from University of Pennsylvania. She continued her studies at Massachusetts College of Art and School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Kaufman has participated in workshops with Eric Fischl, Joel Janowitz, Wolf Kahn, Larry Rivers, and Lois Tarlow. She is a Corporate Artist of the DeCordova Museum Corporate Program as well as being a member of the Monotype Guild of New England; Concord Art Association, Printmakers of Cape Cod, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston's Medici Society; and juried artist member of the Cambridge Art Association and the Cape Cod Art Association. She has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Art New England magazine.
Kaufman’s art is in numerous private, university, and corporate collections nationwide. She has received awards and has exhibited extensively in museums and galleries throughout New England, Pennsylvania including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and New York. Theodore Stebbins, Curator of American Art at Harvard University's Fogg Museum, juried her art into the CAA Northeast Prize Show; Arthur Dion, Director of Gallery NAGA, juried her art into the CAA 66th Annual Members Prize Show; and Howard Yezerski, of the Howard Yezerski Gallery, and Joseph D. Ketner II: Henry and Lois Foster Chair in Contemporary Art Theory and Practice Emerson College, juried her art into the CAA Red exhibitions. Her art was featured on TV NECN Dream House: Elderly Home and Boston Design Center's Dream Home. You may have seen her art in Massachusetts: Left Bank Gallery in Wellfleet and Diana Levine Fine Art, Masterpiece Gallery, Canvas Fine Arts, 29 Newbury in Boston.
You can see Kaufman’s paintings in the Hollywood movie Bride Wars starring Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway. Her art was featured in the annual Southern New England Home magazine. Kaufman's art was selected for the first juried exhibition at the Newton's Mayor office as one of her Pear painting was used for the announcement. One of her unique monotypes, featured in Boston Public Library’s main gallery reThink INK exhibition, is in the library's permanent collection. Bouquet, mixed media piece was selected full page for the Newton Art Association brochure. Her paintings have been juried into the Community of Artists exhibitions at the Danforth Museum of Art. Her art is on the cover of the Spring 2015 New Art Center catalog. She has been awarded Blue Ribbons for exhibitions at the Falmouth Artists Guild. One of her flower images is on the cover as well as a write-up in the Spring 2016 Newton Community Education catalog.