Biography

beatriceBeatrice Dauge Kaufmann was born in Lausanne, Switzerland to a French father and a German mother. She currently lives and works in Montreal. Through her profession she had the opportunity to travel all over the world. She traveled in Europe, North and Central America, Africa, Asia and South Pacific.

She lived in Lausanne, London, Paris and Florence, where she studied art history, drawing, painting and sculpture. Through her travels, Beatrice Dauge Kaufmann explored the colors around her. She is not afraid of her own emotions and can express them in abstract pictures or landscapes. Some of her works depict figurative elements.

She frequently uses square shapes to structure and define the space of her paintings and uses a wide range of colors. Her love for the sky and the sea inspires her use of blues and greens in her paintings. The fall season in New England has introduced her to the infinite palette of oranges, pinks and reds. The color effects of her work evoke the feeling of freedom, density and space. She hopes to give peace in her work and around her.

Currently Beatrice’s work is part of numerous private collections in Switzerland, France, Italy, Japan, Cyprus, England, Mexico, Taiwan and the USA.

Education

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1989 – 1990

Medici Group Member at the Cobalt Level, invited by the School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston

DeCordova, Contemporary Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, printmaking course

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA Advanced painting

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA. Advanced painting

DeCordova, Contemporary Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Advanced painting course

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA. Advanced painting course

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA. Course in abstract painting

Etching workshop in Lausanne, Switzerland

Arte Sotto un Tetto School, Florence Italy. Courses: Oil painting, sculpture, and history of Italian art

Workshop: ‘Forms et colors’ in Lausanne, Switzerland. Two year course in abstract painting

Universite Populaire, Lausanne, Switzerland. Courses: ‘From naturalism to symbolism’ and ‘Understanding the painting’

Tolbiac University Paris IV, course in history of art. Louvre Museum, course in history of sculpture. Atelier Blue Studio (Paris), course in oil painting

Academy of Neuchatel, course in academic drawing

Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London. Course in Drawing and Chinese calligraphy

Photography studies in Lausanne, Switzerland

 

Teaching Experience

2012

2010

2010

2009

2007

One Day Demonstration at the Walsingham gallery, Newburyport MA

Lexington Arts and Crafts society, ‘Abstraction in colors’ two days workshop for adults

One day demonstration at the Walsingham gallery in front of a public.

Tenacre School in Wellesley, Teaching several classes abstraction to children and a Powerpoint presentation for faculty.

Copley Society of art workshop, teaching abstraction to adults

 

Member of

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2007

2006 

 

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