Michelle Kaufman was born and raised in New York. She creates conceptual art - text-based drawings, installation, video - and figurative and abstract oil paintings. She studied Economics at Bryn Mawr College and then worked in business for 20 years. Following this, she achieved a 4.0 GPA for 33 credits in Art and Art History at Hunter College. Her work has been exhibited at The Painting Center, Local Project, Nurture Art and Lyons Wier Gallery. Selected works on paper are available from the Flat Files at Pierogi Gallery.