Huntington Museum of Art presents Barrie Kaufman exhibit - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

Huntington Museum of Art presents Barrie Kaufman exhibit

Posted: Updated:
Courtesy of www.barriekaufman.com. Barrie Kaufman's painting, "Two Dresses." Courtesy of www.barriekaufman.com. Barrie Kaufman's painting, "Two Dresses."
  • COUNTRY ROADS JOURNALCountry Roads JournalMore>>

  • West Virginia national park one of 28 grant recipients

    West Virginia national park one of 28 grant recipients

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:49:40 GMT
    Photo courtesy of the National Park Service. The Harpers Ferry area is full of history. This view is from Bolivar Heights.Photo courtesy of the National Park Service. The Harpers Ferry area is full of history. This view is from Bolivar Heights.
    The National Park Foundation awarded $504,000 in grants to 28 national parks across the United States and the Virgin Islands, including one in West Virginia, through its Park Stewards Program.
    The National Park Foundation awarded $504,000 in grants to 28 national parks across the United States and the Virgin Islands, including one in West Virginia, through its Park Stewards Program.
  • Preserving West Virginia: Arthurdale Schools

    Preserving West Virginia: Arthurdale Schools

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-07-11 13:17:26 GMT
    A school system in Preston County was way ahead of it's time thanks to Eleanor Roosevelt but now, it needs updating. 
    A school system in Preston County was way ahead of it's time thanks to Eleanor Roosevelt but now, it needs updating. 
  • Blennerhassett Island to host 'Moth Night' event July 27

    Blennerhassett Island to host 'Moth Night' event July 27

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-07-10 14:07:30 GMT
    The Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter of the West Virginia Master Naturalist program, in conjunction with Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, is sponsoring a “Moth Watch” outing on Blennerhassett Island July 27. Participants will board the Island Belle sternwheeler at 7 p.m. for a river trip to the island. 
    The Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter of the West Virginia Master Naturalist program, in conjunction with Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, is sponsoring a “Moth Watch” outing on Blennerhassett Island July 27. Participants will board the Island Belle sternwheeler at 7 p.m. for a river trip to the island. 
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Sistersville Woman Crowned Mrs. West Virginia, Will Compete for National Title

    Sistersville Woman Crowned Mrs. West Virginia, Will Compete for National Title

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:17 AM EDT2014-07-15 08:17:38 GMT
    A Sistersville mother, wife, and soon-to-be teacher, holds another very impressive title as she gets ready to take on the competition on a national stage.Mrs. West Virginia, Melissa Smith, will compete for the title of "Mrs.United States," in September. Smith travels throughout the state right now helping to push her platform. "Right now, I'm very focused on improving literacy education. I'm going to be an elementary school teacher and I have been traveling throughout West Virginia reading to...
    A Sistersville mother, wife, and soon-to-be teacher, holds another very impressive title as she gets ready to take on the competition on a national stage.Mrs. West Virginia, Melissa Smith, will compete for the title of "Mrs.United States," in September. Smith travels throughout the state right now helping to push her platform. "Right now, I'm very focused on improving literacy education. I'm going to be an elementary school teacher and I have been traveling throughout West Virginia reading to...
  • Federal judge in Martinsburg, West Virginia, sends 10 to prison for violating probation

    Federal judge in Martinsburg, West Virginia, sends 10 to prison for violating probation

    Sunday, July 6 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-06 15:00:12 GMT
    Nine Martinsburg, West Virginia, residents and another from Keyser were sentenced to federal prison for breaking the law while they were on supervised release or probation.
    Nine Martinsburg, West Virginia, residents and another from Keyser were sentenced to federal prison for breaking the law while they were on supervised release or probation.

The Huntington Museum of Art will present the exhibit "Curator's Choice: Barrie Kaufman" from Nov. 10 through Feb. 3. 

A Gallery Walk with Barrie Kaufman takes place at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in conjunction with the opening for "Mr. Fitz: Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Huntington Museum of Art." A reception follows. Admission to this event is free.

Throughout her 35-year career of making art, Barrie Kaufman has never stopped experimenting with new techniques. Working primarily on paper, and in a series format, Kaufman explores her themes in a multitude of mediums. 

Kaufman has been involved with HMA for more than 30 years, participating in numerous Exhibition 280 exhibits, and receiving awards in 1990 and 2003. This will be the museum's fifth Curator's Choice, a series of solo exhibitions, presenting the work of selected artists from West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. Curator's Choice began in 2004. To date the series has presented solo exhibitions featuring the work of Robert Hutton (2004), Paula Clendenin (2006), Darryl Halbrooks (2008) and Charles Jupiter Hamilton (2010). 

Kaufman's work is in the permanent collections of the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan; Rutgers University, Rutgers, New Jersey; Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences; Collection of West Virginia State Museum, Charleston; Marshall University Graduate College; University of Charleston; and many others.

For information on events at HMA, visit www.hmoa.org or call 304-529-2701. HMA is fully accessible.