Daniel Kaufman

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1983 - 1985 Fine Art Apprenticeship with internationally recognized "Artist of the Unconscious" Max Shertz (Encino, California). www.ArtistUSA2000.com

1973 - 1976 Personal Apprenticeships and Workshops with fine art photographers Minor White, George Tice and Paul Caponigro.
1973 Amherst College: BA in Fine Art
1971 Smith College: Japanese Fine Art studies.
1971 University of Rochester:; Photographic and studio arts studies.


2007 Encaustic Perceptions, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2005 Jewish Artist Network Gallery, Hollywood, California, "Selected Encaustic Paintings"
2005 Red House Gallery, Venice, California, "Encaustic Paintings"
2005 Don O'Melveny Gallery, Los Angeles, California, "Children of Light" Encaustic paintings
2005 The Rose Café, Venice, California , "God of Flowers, Physics and Chemistry" Encaustic
1994 Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica, California, "Out of the Ashes", welded sculptures
1991 Creative Arts Gallery, Temecula. California, "Abstract Landscapes of Daniel Kaufman"
1990 Gallery 5, Santa Monica, California, "Emergence of the Children of Light (first solo exhibition of paintings)
1982 Kennedy Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Polaroid Corporation, "SX-70's"
1982 Acquisitions Gallery, Wellesley, Massachusetts "Color Photographs by Daniel Kaufman"
1981 International Center of Photography (Museum), New York, New York "Ireland: Presences" (color photographs)
1974 Kiva Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, "Large Format Photographs"
1973 University of Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester, New York
1971 Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts


2005 Berman/Turner Projects, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, Califorrna, "Flow"
2005 Another Year in LA Gallery, Atwater, California, "Black Box"
2004 William Lowe Gallery, Santa Monica, "Garden At Dawn", 24" x48" encaustic painting
1978-1979 Fulbright-Hays Fellowship in Art to photograph in Ireland, taught workshops at the National College of Art in Dublin; first Fulbright awarded to an artist in any media
1972 Minolta Photography Contest
1971 LIFE Magazine Photography ContestPublished:
2006 (June 11th) Santa Monica Auctions catalog, 48" x 60" encaustic painting, "Scintillation of Color" (sold).
2006 Artist's Sketchbook Magazine (June-July, 2006 issue) four-page feature illustrated article "Crayons Rediscovered".
2005 (November 15th), Santa Monica Auctions catalog, 36" x 48" encaustic painting, "Fractal Cells".
2005 Riverside Art Museum, "Flow" catalog, 48" x 60" encaustic painting "Every Square Inch".
2005 Berman/Turner Projects, "Flow" catalog written and curated by Peter Frank, group show with Sam Francis, Joe Goode, Ed Moses, and other prominent California artists.
2005 Riverside Art Museum, "Flow" catalog, Volume 2 expanded, by Peter Frank
1994 Santa Monica Outlook, "From Ravages of Flames Two Sculptors Fashion Artwork"
1994 The Westsider, "Artist Survives Trial By Fire"
1992 The Californian, "The Artist Within"
1991 Temecula Valley Magazine, "Daniel Kaufman" (first four published paintings)
Prior to 1983 Prior to Daniel's dedication to painting full time, his photographs were published in numerous national magazines including LIFE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, and a six-page feature in POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY (1980). He is also the author of six published non-fiction books and ten picture books for young children.

At Bergamot Station Arts Center      Santa Monica California