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2004  M.F.A. Painting, Hunter College, NY
          Thesis: There is no Plan B
2003  Exchange program, Frank Mohr Instituut, The Netherlands
2000  Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Painting, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
1998  M.A. English Literature, San Francisco State University, CA
          Thesis: Literary Games and the Indeterminacy of Meaning in The Crying of Lot 49, Hopscotch, and Lolita
1991  A.B. English Literature, College of the Holy Cross, MA

Exhibitions, Screenings, and Projects
2011  Shades of Gray: Drawings in Graphite, University of Mary Washington Galleries, Fredericksburg, VA
        Real Time, Dana Women Artist Series, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (upcoming solo Brainstormers
2010  International Design, Artspace, New Haven, CT (solo exhibition)
        Yet Another Roadside Attraction, billboard project, Richmond, VA
2009  America for Sale, Exit Art, New York, NY
        Out of House and Home, Parachute Factory Gallery, New Haven, C
        Infinite Possibilities, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
        Picture Parlor: ‘Theoretical Practice’, ISCP, Brooklyn, NY
        What Surrounds Us: Finding and Making Home, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
        \'flō\: art, text, new media, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY (catalogue)
        The Center Show, LGBT Center, New York, NY*
2008  The Main Event, Schroeder Romero Gallery, New York, NY*
        A Day of Collaborative Performance, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY*
2007  Here and Elsewhere, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY (catalogue)
        Air Kissing: Contemporary Art about the Art World, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY (traveled to the Arcadia University
        Art Gallery, Glenside, PA in 2008)*
        Have You Scene and Herd?, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY (performance)*
        BAC 41st International Film and Video Festival, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY (screening)*
2006 The “F” Word Zine Project, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA*
        How Good Are You?, New York, NY (performance outside the Armory Show)*
        art@Sophi, Factory 1241, Philadelphia, PA (screening)*
        aut for one, The Event Center, Brooklyn, NY (screening)*
2005  Atopia: Found moments at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (treasure hunt/museum guide given
        to visitors attending MoMA’s free admission evening)
        Point, Queens, NY (performance outside PS1 Contemporary Art Center)*
        The Go Show, BCAT in Brooklyn and MNN in Manhattan (aired monthly Jan–Jun)*
2004  There is no Plan B, M.F.A. thesis exhibition, Times Square Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)
* indicates a collaborative project.

Awards and Grants
2007  Puffin Foundation Grant*
2006  Artist in the Marketplace Residency, Bronx Museum of the Arts
2005  Artists Space Independent Project Grant
2003  Scholarship from Hunter College for study in the Netherlands
2002  William Graf Travel Grant from Hunter College for research in Italy

Atopia. 2005. Artist’s book. 8 printed cards bound with string (artist's book).
“Brainstormers and Gender Inequity in the Art World,"Women Studies Quarterly, Fall/Winter 2007 (co-author).
Brainstormers Report: Scene and Herd*, Vol. 2, May 2007. 12 pages (co-author).
Brainstormers Report: Gallery Guide*, Vol. 1, March 2006. 8 pages (co-author).
“The Cutting Edge and the Corporate Agenda," Women and Environments. Fall/Winter 2006: 57+ (co-author).
Minivan. 2006. 36 hand-sewn pages with photographs and haiku (artist’s book).

Reviews and Articles
Allen, Greg. "Elaine Kaufmann's Minivan." 2007. daddytypes. 24 Aug. 2007.
Davis, Ben. “White Walls, Glass Ceiling.” 2007. Artnet. 12 Mar. 2007.
Fallon, Roberta. “Greater than what.” 2005. Artblog. 15 Mar. 2005.
Fry, Warren. “The Brainstormers.” The Brooklyn Rail, Nov 2008.
Johnson, Paddy. “Emerging Artist Summer Series: Elaine Kaufmann.” 2007. Art Fag City. 21 Aug. 2007.
McDonough, Yona Zeldis. "On Being Brainstormers," NYFA Current 25 July 2009.
Robinson, Walter. “Artists Protest ‘Greater New York’.” 2005. Artnet. 15 Mar. 2005.
Smallenburg, Sandra. “Blijven turven: Een nieuwe feministische lente in de beeldende kunst.” NRC Handelsblad. 11 May
Taylor, Johanna. “April Artist of the Month: Elaine Kaufmann.” 4 Apr. 2008.
Taylor, Kate. “Feminist Art Goes Back Under the Lens.” The New York Sun, 2-4 Mar. 2007: 19.
Wolff, Sarah. “Selling An America No One Wants To Buy,” Forbes, 23 Oct. 2009.
Zimmer, Amy. “Women Protest at PS1’s Art Show.” Metro, 14 Mar. 2005: 1+.