Rebecca Kaufman constructs optical field paintings reminiscent of the Op Art movement of the 1960s. She earned an MFA from SFAI, where she was the recipient of a 2015-2017 Graduate Fellowship Award and a Cadogan Award from the San Francisco Foundation. Kaufman was featured in the Pacific Coast Issue No. 133 of New American Paintings, and has had recent solo exhibitions at Artists’ Television Access in San Francisco and the Fourth Wall Gallery in Oakland. Rebecca lives and works in San Francisco.
Rebecca Kaufman’s paintings offer a re-evaluation of perception using the ancient technology of painting to reflect on the addicted visual technologies that we rely so heavily upon today. Kaufman earned a BFA from the University of Tennessee and an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute, where she was awarded an MFA Fellowship, a Cadogan Scholarship, and an Outstanding Graduate Student Award. Recently, her work was published in the Pacific Coast Issue No. 133 of New American Paintings.