Laura Kaufman is an artist and educator whose projects have been exhibited nationally, including at Grace Farms, New Canaan, CT; Marquee Projects, Bellport, NY; The Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY; University Art Museum, University of Albany; Matteawan Gallery, Beacon, NY; Biers Gallery at Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH; Field Projects Gallery, New York, NY; Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY; AIM Biennial, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY. In 2012 she received an outdoor sculpture commission on Randall’s Island, NY as part of the First AIM Biennial and with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation. Awards and residencies include Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts; Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx, NY; Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT. In 2018 and 2019 Kaufman will have solo exhibitions at the Columbia-Green Community College Gallery and Marquee Projects; additionally, she will be included in an exhibition on Shaker Textiles at the Albany International Airport Gallery. Kaufman is a museum educator at Dia:Beacon and Grace Farms. She received an MFA in sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI and a BA in Studio Art from Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.