visual arts

Stephen Westfall

Associate Professor in Painting

Stephen Westfall has exhibited his paintings to considerable acclaim in the United States and abroad for more than a decade. He has had shows at Lennon Weinberg Gallery, Galerie Zürcher, and at Galerie Paal; his work can be found in several public collections, including the Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Munson Proctor-Williams Institute, Utica, NY, and the Kemper Museum, Kansas City.  He is a contributing editor to Art in America, and his writing has also appeared in Bomb Magazine and The Brooklyn Rail. He has received awards and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and from the New York State Council on the Arts, and is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Nancy Graves Foundation Fellowship. He holds an MFA from the University of California Santa Barbara. He has held teaching positions at Bard College and at the School of Visual Arts, New York City. He recently served as the Jules Guerin/John Armstrong Chaloner Rome Prize Fellow in Visual Arts at the American Academy.