Buffy Michelle Kaufman 

Watercolor Pour Artist based in Southern California

Born and raised in Southern California, Buffy Kaufman grew up surrounded by artisans; grandpa Samuel a woodworker, her dad Michael a bow maker, and uncle Patrick a flint knapper. Each worked by hand with nature. She strives to capture that grit in watercolor. She uses intriguing color choices and delicate technique, creating captivating pieces that draw you in. She finds her inspiration from the deserts, mountains, and coastline of the Southwest. Having faith that art is better shared, her teaching background includes 8 years serving as an art mentor to at-risk youth and teaching children's art classes. Early 2019 she transitioned to teaching adult watercolor classes offering both in person and online workshops. Buffy's current artistic pursuit is a spontaneous and satisfying painting method called watercolor pouring. Starting with cotton paper, she adds a  light sketch to shape the design. Layering multiple pours and glazes, creating incredible light leaks and shadows as the paint dries. 


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2021| San Diego Watercolor Society 41st International Exhibition 

2021 | Louisiana Watercolor Society 51st Annual International Exhibition

2020 | Louisiana Watercolor Society 50th Annual International Exhibition

2020 | 1st Annual Women in Watercolor International Competition

Watercolor Society Signature Status (awarded after third acceptance):

San Diego Watercolor Society Active 1/3 

Louisiana Watercolor Society Active 2/3 

"Make it your goal to live a quiet life,

minding your own business and working with your hands...

1 Thessalonians 4:11

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Mountain Men
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