Terry Kauffman, Ph.D.

Terry Kaufmann

Title: Broadcast and Communications Educator & Artist
Company: Cards by Terry
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Terry Kauffman, Ph.D., Broadcast and Communications Educator and Artist at Cards by Terry, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in communications, journalism and art.

With more than 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Kauffman has been the founder and artist of Cards by Terry with the North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc., since 2004 as well as a full-time lecturer of art studies at North Carolina State University since 2001. In celebration of her artistic ability, the North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc., has commissioned, featured, and sold her pieces. Furthermore, her expertise on the psychology of creative expression and communication as well as her synthesis of art and psychology make her an ideal addition to North Carolina State University. Adhering to the belief that art in any capacity can speak louder than the spoken voice, she is an invaluable resource to the field of art education. Prior to these illustrious roles, she served as a member of the faculty department of communications at North Carolina State University, a member of the faculty department of radio, television and motion pictures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a writer, news producer, reporter and anchor at ABC, Inc. Alongside her primary endeavors, she has been an adjunct instructor at Meredith College, a radio talk show guest, writer, and artist for various media corporations and foundations, having also been an expressive art therapist in multiple psychiatric hospitals.

Born and raised in San Francisco, Dr. Kauffman developed both a love of cable cars and artistic ability inspired by her surroundings. She has created art using pen, ink, water color and oils and has sold her pen and ink artwork on Nob Hill in San Francisco. To prepare for her illustrious career, Dr. Kauffman pursued a formal education at the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism, with honors, in 1974. She subsequently attended the University of Texas at Austin, receiving a Master of Arts in communications, summa cum laude, in 1980. Thereafter, she attended the Union Institute and University, graduating in 1996 with a Doctor of Philosophy in psychology, communications and creative expression and therapy. She is certified by the American Psychological Association, the National Broadcasting Society, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Kauffman has achieved an extraordinary amount of success throughout the course of her career and remains especially proud of her book “The Music and Lyrics: Songs by Terry Kauffman” as well as her eight poetry books, including “Secret Place.” In recognition of her exceptional accomplishments, Dr. Kauffman has accrued several accolades, including eight first-place national awards from the National Broadcasting Society since 1973. In 1996, North Carolina State University named her an Outstanding Lecturer of the Year, and she also won the First Place Award in Acrylic Painting in 1995. Recognized as a Professional Member of the Year by the National Broadcasting Society in 1994, she notably received an Emmy nomination for her production of “Otters from Oiled Waters” in 1991. She has also won more than 15 first place national awards in television, including writing, producing, directing, music composition, acting, art and photography. Dr. Kauffman has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Entertainment, Who’s Who in the Media and Communication, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who of American Women.

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