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JAKKI KOUFFMAN
21 Chapala Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508
Telephone: (505) 231-1396      
E-mail: art@jakkikouffman.com
Website:
www.jakkikouffman.com

EDUCATION

1973                       
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, B.A., magna cum laude

1973 – 1974             
Sachar International Fellowship, Brandeis University, Pietrasanta, Italy

1974 – 1979             
Art Students League of New York, NYC (studied with Daniel Greene)

1990                       
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

1991                       
Graduate School of Figurative Art, New York, NY

1991 – 1993             
Dieudonne Papermill, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS & PUBLIC ARTS

2009                      
New Mexico Art in Public Places Program, Acclaimed Artist Series, Two Artwork Purchases

2008                       
New Mexico Art in Public Places Program, Artwork Purchase

1999                       
Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, Individual Artist Grant                       
Alaska State Council on the Arts, Career Opportunities Grant       

1997                       
Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, Individual Artist Grant

1995                       
Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, Individual Artist Grant

1976 - 1978             
Art Students League, Board of Control Scholarships

1973 - 1974             
Brandeis University, Sachar International Fellowship, Italy

HONORS & AWARDS

2015

Third Prize, Standard Size Paintings, MasterWorks of New Mexico (Pastel Society of NM, NM Watercolor Society, Rio Grande Art Association & Bardean Gallery), Albuquerque, NM

2013

Honorable Mention, MasterWorks of New Mexico (Pastel Society of NM, NM Watercolor Society, Rio Grande Art Association & Bardean Gallery), Albuquerque, NM

2012

Pastel Society of New Mexico Award of Excellence in Pastel, MasterWorks of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2011                                                                                                                    

Handell Award, Pastel Society of New Mexico, 2011 National Pastel Painting Exhibition, Albuquerque, NM

2010
Catalog Cover, Pastel Society of New Mexico, 2010 National Pastel Painting Exhibition, Albuquerque, NM; Blick, Richeson, Dakota Art Materials and El Mirasol Picture Frames Awards, Pastel Society of New Mexico, National Pastel Painting Exhibition, Albuquerque,  NM                      
Winsor & Newton Award, Encantada Show, Rio Grande Art Association, Rio Rancho, NM                      
Creativity Award, MasterWorks of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (NM Watercolor Society, Pastel Society of NM, Rio Grande Art Ass’n. & Bardean Gallery)                     
Honorable Mention, Biennale Grande, Hubbard Museum of the American West, Ruidoso, NM                    
Exhibition Poster, Biennale Grande, Hubbard Museum of the American West, Ruidoso, NM

2009                       
Signature Membership, Plein Air Painters of New Mexico                    
Signature Membership, Pastel Society of New Mexico

2008                       
Artisan-Santa Fe & Blick Art Materials Awards, National Pastel Painting Exhibition, Pastel Society of New Mexico,  Expo New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2007                       
Guerilla Painter LLC & Dakota Art Pastels Awards, National Pastel Painting Exhibition, Pastel Society of New Mexico (Juror, Duane Wakeham), Expo New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM                       
First Place, Collectors Choice, Plein Air New Mexico Paint Out Exhibition, Mark Zoeller Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2006                        
Honorable Mention, MasterWorks of New Mexico, (NM Watercolor Society, Pastel Society of NM & Rio Grande Art Ass’n.), Albuquerque, NM

2003                       
Winning Entry, 2003-2004 City of Santa Fe Poster Contest, Santa Fe, NM

2002                        
Second Prize, Mesilla Valley Regional Show, Las Cruces, NM

1997                        
Award of Merit, Artabon, Waterfront Gallery, Juneau, AK

1996                        
Honorable Mention, All Alaska Juried Exhibition XXVI, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK

1994 -1995               
Award of Merit, Artabon, Waterfront Gallery, Juneau, AK

1992                        
Master Pastellist Award, Pastel Society of America, National Arts Club, New York, NY                       
Adrianna Zahn Award, Pastel Society of America, National Arts Club, New York, NY                        
First Prize, Pastel Painting, New Rochelle Art Association, New Rochelle, NY                       
Honorable Mention, Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT

JUROR

2005                        
Professional Artist Exhibition, Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson, KS

2004                        
42nd Annual Outdoor Art Fair, Hutchinson Art Association, Hutchinson, KS

1999                        
1% for Art Program, Art Selection Panel, Police Station, Juneau, AK

1996                        
Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Fine Arts Scholarships, Juneau, AK

1992                        
Annual National Juried Show, Pastel Society of America, National Arts Club, New York, NY

1991                        
Off-the-Wall, Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT                       
Silvermine Annual Juried Student Show, Silvermine Galleries, New Canaan, CT

ART TEACHING

1983 - 2016

Independent Workshops - Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Yukon (Canada)

2001 – 2014              

Santa Fe Community College, Continuing Education, Santa Fe, NM 

2012 - 2014

Artisan Expo, Buffalo Thunder Resort, Pojoaque, NM

2011
Lecture/Demonstration/Workshop, New Mexico Art League, Albuquerque, NM            

2010 - 2012             
Artisan ART Spot, Santa Fe, NM

2010                        
Lecture/Painting Demonstration, Artisan Saturday Program, Santa Fe, NM                        
Lecture, Pastel Society of New Mexico, 19th National Pastel Painting Exhibition, Albuquerque, NM                       
Lecture/Painting Demonstration, Rio Grande Art Association, Albuquerque, NM

2009                        
Artisan/Santa Fe Expo, Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM

2008                          
Silk Painters International Festival, Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM

2007                          
Lecture/Slide Presentation, Pastel Society of New Mexico, Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque, NM

2006 - 2007              
Amarillo Museum of Art (Palo Duro Canyon), Amarillo, TX

2006                          
Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, Quartz Mountain, OK

2005 – 2006             
Oklahoma Fall Arts Institute, Quartz Mountain, OK

2003 - 2005              
Artisan School of Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2003 - 2004              
Armory Art Center, Master Artists Workshop Program, West Palm Beach, FL

2004                          
Artisan/Santa Fe Expo, Sweeney Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM

2003                          
Sedona Arts Center, Sedona, AZ

2002                          
Artisan/Santa Fe Expo, Sweeney Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM

2000                          
Yukon Arts Centre, Alaska Artist-in-Residence, Arctic Winter Games, Whitehorse, Yukon

1999 - 2000              
Juneau Arts Council, Juneau, AK

1999                          
Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Juneau, AK

1998                          
University of Nevada, Continuing Education, Las Vegas, NV                         
University of Alaska Southeast, Lecture, Juneau, AK

1982 - 1993              
Silvermine School of Art, New Canaan, CT

1991 - 1992              
Faculty Chairperson, Silvermine School of Art, New Canaan, CT

COMMISSIONS

2015

Sunset Glow with Floating Candles (Eustis Lake), acrylic on canvas, 30" x 60", Eustis, Florida; Kit's House, Late Day Light (Eustis Lake), acrylic on canvas, 24" x 30", Eustis, Florida

2007                          
Vida del Mar, Late Day, acrylic on canvas, 40” x 60”, Anchorage, AK

2000                          
Self-Portrait I (For J.E.S.), acrylic and mixed media on paper, 23” x 29”, Santa Fe, NM                               

1999                          
How Gourds Float Simply Through Indoors and Out, acrylic and pastel on paper, 30” x 22”, Santa Fe, NM

1997                          
Column Installation with Screen, acrylic on board/mixed media, 66” x 96”, Mt. Vernon, ME 

1997                          
Landscape with Floating Still-Life, acrylic on paper and board, 44” x 64”, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

1996                          
Portrait with Landscape, acrylic and pastel on paper, 22” x 30”, Fairbanks, AK                         
Alaska Landscape Painting, acrylic on canvas, 30” x 80”, Juneau, AK

1995                          
Ceiling Panel, acrylic on board, 72” x 96”, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1994                          
Three-Part Folding Screen, acrylic on board, 76” x 88”, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1992                          
Four Paintings, acrylic on paper, 6” x 9”, Fairfield, CT (General Electric Corp.) 

COLLECTIONS

Public                         

San Miguel County Courthouse Annex, Las Vegas, NM; Art in Public Places (Acclaimed Artist Series)
Educational Retirement Board, Santa Fe, NM; Art in Public Places (Acclaimed Artist Series)
Mesilla Community Center, Mesilla, NM; Art in Public Places (New Mexico Only Initiative)         
Hutchinson Art Center, Hutchinson, KS
Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Juneau, AK
Alaska State Council on the Arts Contemporary Art Bank, Anchorage, AK
Silvermine Guild Center for the Arts, New Canaan, CT
Boston Public Library (Slosberg Collection), Boston, MA

Corporate                   

Credit Union I, Anchorage AK
Princess Tours Corporation, Talkeetna, AK
General Electric Corporation, Fairfield, CT
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, New York, NY
Chrisman, Bynum & Johnson, Boulder, CO

Private           

Alaska (Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau) 

Alabama (Birmingham)

Arizona (Sedona)

California (Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, Riverside)

Colorado (Boulder, Denver, Durango)

Connecticut (Orange, Darien, Essex, Norwalk, New Haven, Westport)

Florida (Boca Raton, Eustis, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach)

Illinois (Chicago)

Indiana (Bloomington)

Kansas (Hutchinson)

Maine (Mt. Vernon)

Massachusetts (Boston, Gloucester)

Michigan (Ann Arbor, Northport Pt., Plymouth)

Missouri (Saint Louis)

Nevada (Las Vegas)

New Jersey (Howarth)

New Mexico (Albuquerque, Corrales, Dixon, Las Cruces, Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Tesuque)

New York, (Cold Spring, Irvington, New York City)

North Carolina (Cary)

Oregon (Portland)

South Carolina

Texas (Amarillo, Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Galveston)

Utah (Salt Lake City)

Washington (Bellingham)

Washington, D.C.

Canada    (Atlin, Vancouver, B.C.)

Germany (Hamburg)

PROFESSIONAL  AFFILIATIONS

Eldorado Arts & Crafts Association, www.eldoradoarts.org

Pastel Society of New Mexico, www.pastelsnm.org 

Plein Air Painters of New Mexico, www.papnm.com 

Rio Grande Art Association, www.rgaa.org

Santa Fe Creative Tourism, www.santafecreativetourism.com