Allison Kaufman is a featured artist on Art/Trek NYC Season 1. Chosen by Kristin Marting, Co-founder & Artistic Director of the experimental HERE Arts Center, Allison is the Manhattan representative for the docu-series.
Allison is a photo and video artist living in New York City. Her work has been exhibited throughout the United States at the Aqua Miami and Affordable Art Fairs, Hendershot Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Artists Space, and Brooklyn Borough Hall, as well as Galerie Scherer8 in Berlin. Kaufman is the recipient of the Paula Rhodes Memorial Award and an Alumni Scholarship Award from the School of Visual Arts, has been an artist-in-residence at the Constance Saltonstall Foundation of the Arts and Penland School of Crafts, and was recently a fellow at the Center for Emerging Visual Artists. Her work has been reviewed in the Huffington Post,the Pittsburgh-Tribune Review, and Bomb Magazine’s BOMBlog. Kaufman teaches at a variety of institutions including Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, Kingsborough Community College, and the JCC Manhattan. She was recently an artist in residence at Yaddo in August 2011.