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Betsy Kaufman


2016New Paintings and Works on Paper 2015-2016, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

2014A Story of Red and other works, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

2008Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
2005Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
2002Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
2001Judy Ann Goldman Fine Arts, Boston
Sketches, Art Resources Transfer, New York
2000Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
1999Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
1997Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Akademie Schloß Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
1996Akademie Schloß Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
1994Patrick Callery, New York
1991Berland/Hall, New York
1990Julian Pretto/Berland Hall, New York
1989Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago
1989Julian Pretto/Berland Hall, New York
1988Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago
1986Wolff Gallery, New York
1984Wolff Gallery, New York


2018Out of Control, Venus Over Manhattan, New York

2016Drawing, Kerry Schuss, New York

2013Julian Pretto Gallery, Minus Space, New York

2011Betsy Kaufman: Many Paintings, Robert Watts: Some Objects, Lawrence Weiner: 3 Videos,
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Plot: Plan: Process: Works on Paper from the 1960s to Now, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks
+ Projects, New York
2010The Jewel Thief, Tang Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
(curated by Jessica Stockholder and Ian Berry)
Off The Grid: Betsy Kaufman, Oditi Donald Odita, W.C. Richardson, G Fine Art, Washington, D.C.
2004The Fine Line (Between Something and Nothing), Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Colored Pencil, KS Art, New York
2003“Ballpoint Inklings,” KS Art, New York (in association with Geoffrey Young)
Drawing, G Fine Art, Washington, D.C.
2002Watercolor in the Abstract, The Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, N.Y.; Michael C.
Rockefeller Arts Center Gallery, SUNY College at Fredonia, N.Y.; Butler Institute of American Art,
Youngstown, Ohio; DePauw University, Greene Castle, Ind.; Ben Shahn Gallery, William
Patterson University, Wayne, New Jersey; Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama,
Tuscaloosa; Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y.
2001Paintings, 123 Watts, New York
2000Solitude in the Museum: 10 Years of Solitude, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany
Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne, France
1999Pattern, James Graham & Sons, New York
Pencils of Nature: A Dialogue, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Do Paintings Dream of Veronese Green?, Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York
The Passion/Passions of Art, Richard Anderson Fine Art, New York
1998Disappearing Act, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Asian Inspiration, The Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, Rhode Island
1997On the Wall, TIAA-CREF, New York (organized by Viart Corp.)
Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, N.Y.
1996Seven Strangers, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California
New York, Andrea Pintsch, Munich, Germany
Margaret Lipworth International, Boca Raton, Florida
1995Like Young: 12 New York Artists, Three Rivers Arts Festival, an activity of the Carnegie Museum
of Art, Pittsburgh
Other Rooms, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York
Partly Sunny Tomorrow, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts
1994Six Artists Selected from the Artists File, Artists Space, New York
1993Painting as Paradigm, Stark Gallery, New York
1992Berland/Hall, New York
Neurotic Art Show, Artists Space, New York
Benefit Auction, White Columns, New York
1991Ornament, John Post Lee Gallery, New York
1990Nature/nature, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago
1988The Renaissance Society, Chicago
Art of the 1980s: Artists from the Eli Broad Family Foundation Collection, Kresge Art Museum,
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Mutations, Anina Nosei Gallery, New York
1987Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago
Romanticism and Classicism, Queensborough Community College, New York
Elliot Smith Gallery, Saint Louis, Missouri
Wolff Gallery, New York
Classical Myth and Imagery in Contemporary Art, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, N.Y.
1986New York on Paper, Wolff Gallery, New York
Current, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle


Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany
JPMorgan Chase
The Capital Group
Citibank, N.A.
Eli Broad Family Foundation
Bank of America
Progressive Corporation
Goldman Sachs
Merrill Lynch
Amerada Hess Corp.
Arthur Anderson, Inc.
G. Heilman Brewing Co.
Prudential Insurance Co.
West Collection at SEI



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