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Museum tour to highlight Barrie Kaufman exhibit

Jan. 20, 2013 @ 01:50 PM

HUNTINGTON — The January 2013 Fourth Tuesday Tour at the Huntington Museum of Art will offer a guided tour of the exhibit Curator's Choice: Barrie Kaufman at 7 p.m. Jan. 22.

Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Free Tuesdays at the Huntington Museum of Art are sponsored by AT&T.

The exhibit continues on view at the museum through Feb. 3.

Working primarily on paper and in a series format, Kaufman explores her themes in a multitude of mediums. She has been involved with the Huntington Museum of Art for more than 30 years, participating in Exhibition 280 exhibits and receiving awards in 1990 and 2003.

Kaufman received a bachelor’s degree from Marietta College, an master’s degree in art therapy from Wright State University, and an master’s degree in art from Marshall University. She has been in private practice as an art therapist since 1986.

She also has taught Art at Mountaineer Montessori School since 1989 and maintains a teaching studio in Charleston. Kaufman has had solo exhibitions of her work in the United States, Canada and Stockholm, Sweden, at Sotheby’s, and her work has been in group exhibitions in Taipei, Taiwan, Canada and throughout the United States. Her honors and awards are numerous.

For more information, visit www.hmoa.org. In case of inclement weather, call 304-529-2701 to confirm that the event is taking place.