Professional Activities

2013-Present

Gallery Manager, Mason Gross Galleries. Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers,The State University New Brunswick, NJ.

Contributing Writer: US1. Business, Arts and Entertainment Weekly. Princeton, NJ
 

2014
Guest Curator: Landscapes: Social, Political, Traditional. Feature work by photographers Josh Brilliant, Annie Hogan, Joshua Lutz and Wendel A. White. Rider University Gallery, Lawrenceville, NJ.
Adjunct Instructor of Photography: Middlesex County College. Edison, NJ
Adjunct Professor of Photography: Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ

2011-2013
Part Time Lecturer Photography: Mason Gross School of the Arts Rutgers, The State University New Brunswick, NJ.

2013

"On Photography: Culture, History and the Narrative." Co-Curated with LaToya Ruby Frazier. Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.   

Adjunct Instructor of Photography: Middlesex County College.  Edison, NJ.                                                                                                                                                                 

2012
Guest Lecturer: Raritan Photographic Society. East Brunswick, NJ
Artist Talk: Enfoco Touring Gallery 2nd and 7th St. Gallery, New York, NY

1990-2006
Art Selection Committee: Educational Testing Service  Princeton, NJ.

1980-2011
Photojournalist, New Jersey Public Television.

1979-1981
Fellowship Grant Review Panel, Photography. New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

1980-82
Adjunct Instructor Photography Mercer County Community College West Windsor, NJ.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITS

2014-15

"It’s Not About The Game.” Marguerite and James Hutchins Gallery.                                         

The Lawrenceville School. Lawrenceville, NJ.           
2012
"Shore Points and Urbanscapes,” Enfoco at 7th and Second St. Gallery, New York, NY.
2010
"Retrospective: Urban Landcapes and Recent Work,” Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie. Trenton, NJ.
1998
“Commonplace: Photographs by Aubrey J. Kauffman,” New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ.
1993
Southern Light Gallery, Amarillo Jr. College, Amarillo Texas.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS   

2016

Expo 35: b.j. spoke gallery. Huntington New York. Juror: Mary Potter, Curatorial Assistant

Whitney Museum of American Art.

“Black Heritage Through Visual Rhythms.” National Afro-American Museum and Culture Center, Wilberforce, Ohio. 

2015

Ticka Arts 2nd Annual Exhibition, 02 Gallery at Flatbed Press. Austin Texas. Curated by Sonseree’ Gibson
“Urban Landscapes” New York Center for Photographic Arts. New York, NY
Griffin Museum of Photography Winchester, MA. 21st Annual Juried Show Peter Urban Legacy
Exhibition. Juror: Jim Casper, Founder LensCulture
65th Annual Art of the Northeast. Silvermine Arts Center. New Canaan, CT. Curated by Michelle
Grabner and Brad Killam. Co-founders of the Suburban and the Poor Farm.
Philadelphia Photo Arts 6th Annual Contemporary Photography Exhibition, Philadelphia PA.
Juried by Whitney Richardson, Photo Editor, The New York Times Lens Blog and Paige West, Curator and Collector. West Collection and Gallery Owner, Mixed Greens, NYC.
“Art Served Up Trenton Style” Prince St. Gallery. New York, New York.

2014
Aljira 30: New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
“Photography as Painting.” The Center for Contemporary Art. Bedminster, NJ. Curated by Mel Leipzig
“Black Heritage Through Visual Rhythms.” National Afro-American Museum and Culture Center, Wilberforce, Ohio.
“Back Roads and Alleys: Vernacular Architecture in South Jersey.” Noyes Museum of Art at Seaview. Galloway Township, NJ

2013
Newark Open Doors “Dreams Before Sleeping” Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ.
Curated by Jacob Mandel and Evonne M. Davis
“Tenth Annual Fresh Meat Young Blood: New Jersey’s New Masters.” Arts Guild of NJ. Rahway, NJ
“Rutgers MFA in New York.” White Box Gallery. NY, NY.
“New Brunswick Through Photographers Eyes.” Alfa Art Gallery. New Brunswick, NJ.

2012
"New Brunswick Through Photographers Eyes.” Alfa Art Gallery. New Brunswick, NJ.
“Biggs Shot III.” Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE. Juried by Sarah Stolfer.
“Transmissions and Submissions: Bushberg Project.” Newark Open Doors. Newark, NJ. Curated by Rupert Ravens.
“Members’ Show.” Philadelphia Photo Arts. Philadelphia PA.
“Trenton Makes,” Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ and Prince St. Gallery, New York, NY. Juried by Gerry Haggerty
“Capital City College and University Student Art Show,” Artworks Trenton, NJ.
“Color Power,” Heaven and Art Antiques, Asbury Park, NJ.

2011

“Iconic Asbury.” Heaven Art and Antiques. Asbury Park, NJ.
“Art and Soul: Art Moved by the Spirit.” Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie.
Chosen as Featured Artist.
Gallery 14. Hopewell, NJ.
“Current Exposure,” Gallery 125, Trenton, NJ.

2001
“Earthline/Landscape,” South Orange Gallery. Curated by Mel Leipzig.
“Mercer County Photography,” College of New Jersey. Hillwood Lakes, NJ. Honorable Mention.
1998
“Entropic Zones: Buildings and Structures of the Contemporary City,” Rider University Gallery. Lawrenceville, NJ.
1995
Selections: TAWA at Schering-Plough. Madison, NJ.
TAWA in New York. Prince Street Gallery, NY, NY.
1993
“Recent Perspectives in Landscapes,” Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Trenton, NJ.
Curated by Mel Leipzig.
 

Bibliography

State of the Arts NJTV http://www.stateoftheartsnj.com/?portfolio=aubrey-j-kauffman

365 Days Artists  http://365artists365days.com/?s=kauffman       2015

Studio Visit volume twenty-seven, A Juried Selection of International Visual Artists. Steven T. Zevitas,

Editor and Publisher. c. 2014.

"Rider Exhibit Aims Beyond The Lens" Dan Aubrey US 1. October 1, 2014 pg 27.
www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/new-jersey/73216-photographers-reinterpret-the-landscape-at-rider-university. Ilene Dube September 26, 2014. The Artful Blogger.
"Center for Contemporary Art examines photographic compositions" Daily Record January 11, 2014
"Painter, photographer present both selves as subject, artist. Peggy McCloone" The Star Ledger. Pg 3. May 20, 2013. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU-rj7Ju2kY&spfreload=10
Trenton Makes Art-And Art Makes Trenton” Janet Purcell. U.S. 1. pgs 22-23, August 15, 2012
“Reviving Ellarslie,” Janet Purcell. The Times of Trenton pgs. 3, 8 and 9, June 22, 2012
College Students Display Their Work at Artworks,” Janet Purcell. The Times of Trenton, April 20, 2012.

Enfoco Artist Interview Serieshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4LYRP2UN5Y&spfreload=10

“Duality at Ellarslie”, The Times of Trenton, July 9, 2010

“The Strangeness of Familiarity”, The Times of Trenton “Time Off,” November 14, 1997


EDUCATION

2013
MFA Visual Arts. Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts. New Brunswick, NJ.
BA Media Program. Jersey City State College, Jersey City, NJ. Magna Cum Laude. 1976
Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ. AAS With Honors. 1974

Awards

2015

3rd Place Urban Landscapes New York Center for Photography, New York,NY.

2013
Brovero Prize For Excellence in Photography
New Brunswick Art Salon “Best in Collection”

Publications

Sculptor Mel Edward's 50 Years of Work on View at Zimmerli September 30, 2015

Hear the Music of Herman Leonard's Photography September 23, 2015

Trenton City Museum, a Canvas for Artists of Color July 15, 2015

Uncovering the Layers of Abstract, Surreal Photography July 8, 2015

A Moving Portrait of Daring NJ Photographer Linda Troeller May 27, 2015

Pushing Photo Boundaries at TCNJ's 'Unfixed Image' Gallery April 1, 2015

An Architect and Photographer with Designs on Cuba  January 7, 2015

Regional Photographer on International Scene at Michener  November 5, 2013

Exhibit Captures Writing on the Wall of Our Times December 11, 2013

"Frazier On Culture, History, and Personal Narrative." U.S. 1. October 9, 2013. http://princetoninfo.com/index.php/component/us1more/?Itemid=6&key=10-9-13frazier
A Photographer Examines His Work, Frame by Frame." U.S. 1. September 25, 2013. http://princetoninfo.com/index.php/component/us1more/?Itemid=6&key=2-26-14gallery
“Acclaimed Photography Collection Shares Vision and Images.” U.S. 1. July 10, 2013.