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About Me

Buffy Michelle Kaufman 
(American b.1975 Orange, Ca) 


Buffy Kaufman is a watercolor pour artist exploring alternative masking and stenciling techniques. Her artwork is vibrant, textured, and filled with light. She integrates her studies into engaging lessons and demos for the arts community. She serves as a Brand Ambassador for Daniel Smith Watercolors and holds a Signature Membership with the Louisiana Watercolor Society. 


Buffy resides along the San Gorgonio Pass in Calimesa, California, with her husband Neil and their cherished Doberman, Cowboy.

Art Educator:

The Green Art House Instructor

Fallbrook School of the Arts Instructor

Watercolor Society Workshops: CVWS, HWS, MWS 

Art Association Demonstrations: YVAA, FAA

Retail Workshops:

Opus Art Supplies, Plaza Art Supplies, &  Art Supply Warehouse


Daniel Smith Brand Ambassador

Signature Member of Louisiana Watercolor Society

National Watercolor Society Member

Coachella Valley Watercolor Society Member

Desert Plein Air Association Member

Watercolor West Member

San Diego Watercolor Society Member

Women in Watercolor Member


2023 Women in Watercolor International Competition Awards Judge 

 2022  Louisiana Watercolor Society 52nd Annual International Exhibition

2021  Louisiana Watercolor Society 51st Annual International Exhibition

2020  Louisiana Watercolor Society 50th Annual International Exhibition

2022 San Diego Watercolor Society's Spring, Summer & Winter Triennial Exhibition

2021 San Diego Watercolor Society 41st International Exhibition 

2022 3rd Annual Women in Watercolor International Competition


2024 Coachella Watercolor Society Painter of the Month HM

2022 Women in Watercolor Abstract Finalist  

2020 FAA Spring Show 3rd Place Watercolor

2019 FAA 1st Place Mixed Media 

2018 FAA 2nd Place Watercolor

2017 Threadless Design Challenge, 1K Grand Prize, Watercolor


2024 FAA April Art Show Awards Judge 

024 Miami Watercolor Society Spring Exhibition Awards Judge 

2023 Women in Watercolor International Competition Awards Judge 

2023 My Hero, Our Heroes Art Competition Fallbrook CA

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In-Person Classes, Demo, & Workshops

CATS Tiny to Mighty! at The Green Art House 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22

Quarterly Classes at Fallbrook School of the Arts

Online :: YouTube Channel Study Buddy Membership 

Previous Demos 

2024 Miami Watercolor Society Desert Palms Demo

2024 Terracotta Art -Expressive Florals Demo 

2024 Desert Plein Air Association -Paint the Desert Festival Demo at The Galen Gallery

2023 Coachella Valley Watercolor Society Palm Tree Demo

2023 Terracotta Art Demo Atmospheric Landscapes

2023 Blooming Watercolour Demo - Opus Art Supplies Canada

2023 Fallbrook Art Association Demo Dune Primrose

 Previous Worskshops

2024 Art Supply Warehouse Expressive Florals

2024 Miami Watercolor Society Poured Palms

2023 Coachella Valley Watercolor Society

 Poured Desertscapes 

2023 Plaza Artist Materials Lily Pond Workshop 

2023 Hawaii Watercolor Society Poured Plumeria  (Prep Video)

2023 Fallbrook Art Association Workshop  Dune Primrose

2022 Hawaii Watercolor Society Atmospheric Waves

2020 Fallbrook Art Association Workshop

Paint and Pour Yellow Rose  

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