Marty Kaufman

Associate Professor, Glass

“The more critical reason dominates, the more impoverished life becomes. When reason is overvalued, the individual suffers a loss. Relying more on facts and rationality than on imagination and theory detracts from the quality of a person’s intellectual life.” – C.G. Jung”


Member of ACAD Faculty since 1986.


Visual Art Diploma, SAIT-ACA

Selected Professional Activity


Made in Calgary: The 2000’s, Glenbow Museum, Calgary AB, Canada, 2014

13th Annual Glass Now Exhibition & Auction, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2012

Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongiu, South Korea, 2009


Hellenic International Studies in the Arts, Paros Greece – Visiting Artist , June 2014

American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy – Visiting Artist, July 2013


How Do You Know What’s At Work When You Are? – Invisible/Visible Series, ACAD, Calgary AB, June 2007

Finding Your Voice – Canadian Glass Conference, Red Deer College, Red Deer AB, May 2006

Selected Publications

Lucent CatalogueA Survey of Contemporary Canadian Glass, Glass Art Assoc. of Canada, 2007

The Survey of Glass in the WorldVol. 6, Tsuneo Yoshimizu, Kuryudo Art Publishng Co., Japan, 1992

Canadian Glasswork from 1970-1990by Rosalyn Morrison, 1990

Selected Awards

Conference Travel & Research Contingency Award, Rawlinson Initiatives Funding ACAD, 2013

Alberta Foundation of the Arts Project Grant Award, Alberta Foundation of the Arts, 2013

Faculty Professional Affairs Committee Research Award, ACAD Faculty, 2012

Alberta Foundation of the Arts Purchase Award, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, 2010