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Kathryn Kauffman  Instructor of Art and Warner Foundation Manager

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Phone: (205) 726-2840
Office: Swearingen Hall

BFA Studio Art and Art History, Birmingham-Southern College
MA Art History, University of Alabama
Biographical Information

Kathryn Kauffman is an instructor of art and art history and manager of the Warner Foundation. She received a BFA from Birmingham-Southern with a concentration in sculpture and a double-major in art history, and an MA from the Universities of Alabama at Birmingham and Tuscaloosa. A native of Birmingham, Kauffman has previously taught at UAB and Birmingham-Southern College.

Her professional areas of focus include Renaissance, Baroque, and American art, as well as museum studies. In her work with the Warner Foundation, she oversees a collection of over 200 works by American artists and craftsmen dating from the 18th to the 20th centuries. Among the collection are works by Marie Cassatt, William Merritt Chase, Thomas Cole, the Peales, Gilbert Stuart, and James McNeill Whistler.


Outside of class and collection management, Kauffman enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and three dogs, and cooking what is harvested from her garden.