Cate Kauffman Art

Interpeting the beauty of the Northern Neck in oils and pastels

Tuesday - Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Please call or email or text to make sure someone is or will be available to invite you in to the studio. Unless otherwise noted, the studio will always be open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on the Second Saturday of each month.

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Come see how a local painter interprets local flora and fauna in oils and pastels.?

Cate Kauffman is an artist working in oils and pastels. She enjoys plein air painting and can be found out and about from time to time, but she excels in paintings of local birds, wildlife and plants using her own photographs as reference material. Sometimes, when lucky, she has been able to launch her kayak with camera on board and capture birds working the waterway. She and her husband have an extensive vegetable garden and flower gardens from which she also pulls inspiration for her still life paintings.

Kauffman will happily work with a family to take photos of their pets and then interpret those photos into pastel paintings.

She has also recently begun teaching others to use soft pastels. She has had her pastel paintings accepted into national and international shows.

Her studio is located on the second floor of the family home which was originally designed by her architect brother for her parents.

Look for the sign to Kauffman Studio at the end of the state maintenance road. Be aware that the first vehicle in the one lane drive (a continuation of Pumpkin Hill Road), has right of way. If vehicles approach the lane at the same time, local courtesy allows the departing vehicle access to the lane first.


Catherine Kauffman




1499 Pumpkin Hill Road
Heathsville, VA 22473

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