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About:

 Born and raised in Southern California, Buffy uses intriguing color choices and delicate technique, creating captivating pieces that draw you in. Pouring liquid watercolors over hand drawn sketches allows her personal style to develop as she finds inspiration in the deserts, mountains, and coastline of the Southwest. Striving to capture the textures, grit and heart of nature, she often uses additives in her paintings such as salt, sediment, soapstone, chalks, inks, and iridescent pigments. She uses intuitive composition to best highlight the mood and energy of her subject. Mostly self-taught with two years attending watercolor workshops taught by Helen Schafer Garcia. Buffy was thrilled to be able to attend demonstrations by Joseph Zbukvic, Soon Warren, and Craig Anderson. Her early studies focused on the works of Edgar A. Whitney, Eliot O’Hara, and Tony Couch. From student to teacher, Buffy is now an instructor teaching her Watercolor Pour method at The Gallery in Fallbrook, CA. 

Affiliations:

AWS Associate Member

Peerless Watercolor Brand Ambassador

Fallbrook Art Association & Fallbrook Art Center Artist Guild Member

Saatchi Art & Society6 Artist 

Art Shows:

Monthly Fallbrook Art Association Open Judged Show / The Gallery

FAA 2019 Spring Open Judged Fine Art Show / Brandon Gallery

8th Annual Artist Guild Show / Juried / Fallbrook Art Center

 Awards:

Threadless Design Challenge, 1K Grand Prize Winner, June, 2017

Judge’s Choice Merit Ribbon awarded by Janis Cipriani-Willis FAA Fall Show 2019

Fallbrook Art Association Open Show. 1st place, Mixed Media Aug/2019:

Fallbrook Art Association Open Show. 2019 Honorable Mentions:
 Dec/Jan,  Jan/Feb,  Feb/Mar, April/May, July/August, Sep/Oct

26th Perris Valley Art Festival, Third Place, Ink Portrait

© Buffy Kaufman | Southern California Watercolor Artist | Psalm 62:8 

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