Loretta Kaufman to Exhibit in the National Association of Women Artists’ "Sculpture On & Off The Wall"

The Eavesdropper by Loretta Kaufman image
The Eavesdropper by Loretta Kaufman.  All rights reserved.  United States  2019.

Loretta Kaufman’s hand built earthenware sculpture “The Eavesdropper” has been selected to be part of the National Association of Women Artists’ (NAWA) exhibition, “Sculpture On & Off The Wall”, during the month of June 2019.

The national exhibition was open to both NAWA members and non-members nationwide, who were US citizens and/or permanent residents. Women artists over the age of 18, working in any media, were eligible to participate. The exhibition includes a remarkable range of 24 contemporary 2D and 3D artwork and sculpture, which is currently on exhibit in the Gallery of National Association of Women Artists’ headquarters in New York City. The gallery’s address is 315 West 39th St., Suite 508, New York, NY. The exhibition will be held from June 5 – June 26, 2019, with a reception on June 13th between 5 pm – 7 pm. Normal gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 am to 5 pm. NAWA can be reached at 212-675-1616 or www.thenawa.org.

This year, NAWA, the first established professional women’s art organization in the US, is celebrating its 130th Anniversary of supporting public awareness of visual art by American women. While encouraging contemporary and emerging artists, the Association honors and continues the long important contribution of women to the history of American culture and art. NAWA promotes education in the visual arts, including exhibitions of its members’ works, educational programs, scholarships, awards and its historical archive. NAWA’s documented exhibitions are archived within the Smithsonian Institution Archives, the Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, and The Library of Congress.

About The Artist

In nearly five decades Nashville sculptor and painter, Loretta Kaufman, has produced work in wood, fiber, metal, clay and paint. Nature, the natural world and the life around us have always been the center of her art. Her sculpture has been reviewed in the Boston Herald, Charlotte Observer, Atlanta Art Papers Ceramics Monthly and Highbrow Magazine. She has received numerous awards for both her sculpture and paintings including First Place in the Monarch Ceramic Competition (US, Canada, Mexico) and the Cecile Adler Cliffer Memorial Cutting Edge Award (all media) for her painting in NAWA’s 129th Annual Members’ Exhibition at Chrystie Street Gallery in New York in 2018. Loretta’s work has also been juried into and won awards in several of Fusion Art’s International Online Art Exhibitions since 2016.

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