Art and Art History

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Sarah Kaufman

Sarah Kaufman received a BA from Haverford College and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has had solo exhibitions of her photography at Saint Joseph’s University, Haverford College, Soho Photo and Porter Contemporary galleries in New York, and has participated in group exhibitions nationwide. Kaufman’s photographic and curatorial projects have been reviewed in ARTnews Magazine and The Philadelphia Inquirer. She is an Assistant Professor in Art at Ursinus College in Pennsylvania where she teaches all levels of Photography and cross?media Studio Practices. Kaufman lives and works in Philadelphia.


Photo of Sarah Kaufman, Devil's Pool Diptych #1Sarah Kaufman, Devil's Pool Diptych #1, Digital c-print from medium format film.


Art and Art History


  • B.A., Haverford College
  • M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University


Introduction to Film Photography

Introduction to Digital Photography

Intermediate Photography

Advanced Photography

Documentary Photography

Studio Practices/Advanced Studio Practices

Senior Studio Capstone

Research Interests

History and theory of photography

Contemporary photography

New technologies in film & digital photography hybridization

Handmade proceses and darkroom techniques

The human body as photographic subject in relation to environment and onlooker

Recent Work

Society for Photographic Education International Juried
Exhibition, University of the Arts Hamilton & Arronson Galleries, SPE 2018
National Conference, Philadelphia

Group exhibition: Jump Cut, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia. 2017

Huffington Post May 2013 -  Pen And Brush’: Female Artist Non Profit Director Janice Sands Talks Women And Art

ARTnews May 2012 - Double Exposure: feature story for Naked or Nude issue

ARTnews  March 2012 - Reviews National: Through the Plain Camera, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery

The Philadelphia Inquirer October 2011 - Galleries: A Picture-perfect time for pictures at Haverford

ARTnews  Sept 2010 - Reviews New York: Sarah Kaufman, Soho Photo

The New York Photo Review Summer 2010 -  Individual Havens: Sarah Kaufman Recent Work


Curatorial Project:


“Through the Plain Camera: Small and Shapely Pleasures in Contemporary Photography” catalog essay with Rebecca Robertson