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Stephen Westfall

Stephen Westfall

Stephen Westfall
Born 1953, Schenectady, NY
Lives and works in New York

 

EDUCATION

1978    MFA, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011    Los Angeles, George Lawson Gallery, Paintings, August 3 - September 3
           New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Seraphim: Paintings and works on paper, April 26 – June 11
2010    San Francisco, George Lawson Gallery, The Rome Prize: Recent Painting, October
           Rome, Italy, American Academy, Pavimentazione sul Muro, March 12 – April 23
2009    San Francisco, Room for Paper, Recent Gouaches, May 28 – June 27
           St. Gallen, Switzerland, Wilma Lock, Stephen Westfall: New Y(W)ork, March 2 – May 9
2008    New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Stephen Westfall: New Works, October 30 – December 20
2007    Richmond, VA, Solvent Space, Stephen Westfall, October 12 – December 1
2006    New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Stephen Westfall: New Paintings, March 16 – April 22
2005    St. Gallen, Switzerland, Wilma Lock, Stephen Westfall: Recent Paintings, March 3 – May 7
           San Francisco, Aurobora Press, Stephen Westfall: New Monotypes, January 17 – February 28
           Brooklyn, NY, Bruno Marina Gallery, New Works on Paper, November 16 – January 15
2004    Munich, Germany, Paal Kunst & Konzept, Stephen Westfall, October 15 – November 16.
           Paris, France, Galerie Zurcher, Stephen Westfall: Paintings, September 4 – 29
2003    Brooklyn, NY, Bruno Marina Gallery, Stephen Westfall, October 2 - November 16
           San Francisco, CA, Aurobora Press, Stephen Westfall: New Monotypes, September 29 - November 8
           New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Stephen Westfall: New Paintings 2002-2003, September 25 - November 1
2002    St. Gallen, Switzerland, Wilma Lock, Stephen Westfall: New Paintings, May 29 - July 7
2001    Munich, Germany, Galerie Paal, Stephen Westfall, October 28 - December 1
           New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Stephen Westfall: New Paintings, April 26 - June 2
2000    Hamilton, NY, Colgate University, Gallery of the Department of Art and Art History, Five Paintings: Stephen Westfall,
              October 11 - November 14
1999    Munich, Germany, Galerie Paal, Stephen Westfall: Neue Arbeiten, October 26 - December 22
           Cullowhee, NC, Belk Gallery at Western Carolina University, Stephen Westfall: Abstract Journey, A Twenty Year Survey,
              August 23 - September 22, (catalogue)
           St. Gallen, Switzerland, Wilma Lock, Stephen Westfall: New Paintings, May 29 - July 7
           New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Stephen Westfall: New Paintings, February 25 -March 27
1998    Paris, France, Galerie Zurcher, Stephen Westfall, October 16 - November 15
1997    Munich, Germany, Galerie Paal, Stephen Westfall: Neue Bilder, September 12 - October 24
           Paris, France, Galerie Zurcher, Stephen Westfall, February 4 - March 8
1996    St. Gallen, Switzerland, Galerie Wilma Lock
           Munich, Germany, Galerie Paal, Stephen Westfall, April 30 - June 22
1995    New York, Andre Emmerich Gallery, Stephen Westfall: New Paintings, October 12 - November 4
1994    St. Gallen, Switzerland, Galerie Wilma Lock
           Munich, Germany, Galerie Paal
1993    New York, Daniel Newburg Gallery
           New York, Erik Stark Gallery
1991    New York, Daniel Newburg Gallery
           New York, Pretto Berland Hall
1990    New York, Daniel Newburg Gallery
           Philadelphia, PA, Lawrence Olivier Gallery
1988    New York, Daniel Newburg Gallery
1987    New York, Daniel Newburg Gallery
1984    New York, Tracey Garet Gallery
1978    Santa Barbara, CA, University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011    New York, NY, Allegra LaViola Gallery, Draw the Line, June 29 – August 6, 2011
           New York, NY, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Ghost in the Machine: curated by Stephen Westfall, June 23 – August 19
           New York, NY, Zürcher Studio, Reverie: curated by Stephen Westfall, May 23 - July 3
           Berlin, Germany, Galerie oqbo, American Abstract Artists International / 75th Anniversary, May 14 – June 10
           New York, NY, OK Harris, American Abstract Artists / 75th Anniversary, May 21 – July 15
           New York, NY, Sue Scott Gallery, Paper A-Z, March 16 – April 22
           Ithaca, NY, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, American Abstract Artists, January 22 – March 20
2010    New Brunswick, NJ, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers, Welcome Back Show, September 1 – September 18
           New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc. Ends and Means, April 8 – May 28
2009    Brooklyn and New York, NY, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery and Lohin Geduld Gallery, Color-Time-Space,
              curated by Kim Uchiyama and Joanne Freeman
. September 10 - October 11
           Brooklyn, NY, HKJB, Personal Abstraction, May 1 – May 3
           Los Angeles, CA, ACME, The Ballad That Becomes An Anthem, March 21 – April 18
2008    New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Flow Chart, July 8 – August 15
           New York, 33 Bond Gallery, The Idea of Nature, June 12 – July 31
           New York, Spanierman Modern, Present Tense, June 12 – August 2
           "One of a Kind; Monoprints, Monotypes", The Gallery, Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown, NY
2007    New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Taking Shape, July 12 – September 15
           Sommerville, NJ, Raritan Valley Community College, Lateral Attitudes, January 29 – February 22, (catalogue.
           New Brunswick, NJ, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers, Welcome Back Show, September 6 – 29
           New York, Rubin Museum of Art, Written on the Wind: The Flag Project, September 14 – February 11, 2008 (catalogue)
           Clinton Corners, NY, Rose Burlingham Fine Art at Lindsey Brown Upstate Studio, The Fall Dutch Barn Show, October 7-9
           New York, NY, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc,. Paper, December 15 – January 26, 2008
2006    Houston, TX, Wade Wilson Art, Close Proximity: Works of Intimate Scale, November 3 – December 22
           Tampa, FL, Blue Acier Inc., Entre Chien et Loup, October 7 – December 2
           Houston, TX, Wade Wilson Art, ArtHouston: Introductions, July 8 – August 5
           New York, Howard Scott Gallery, White II: An Exhibition of White Paintings, February 9 – March 11
           New York, Wooster Arts Space, Sharon Brant, Edward Shalala, Stephen Westfall, March 1 – March 25
           Prien am Chiemsee, Germany, Galerie im Alten Rathaus, Stille Abstraktion: Minimalismus von Internationalem Rang,
              March 25 – May 1 (catalogue)
2005    New York, Metaphor Contemporary Art, IDEAL: Selections from the American Abstract Artists, curated by Rene Lynch,
              June 23 – July 24
           New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Group Exhibition: Gallery Artists, June 24 –August 12
           New York, Kouros Gallery, Watercurrents 2005, selected by Carolyn Harris, July 27 – August 19,
              (brochure with essay by Stephen Westfall)
           Newburgh, NY, Yellow Bird Gallery, Optical Simulations, American Abstract Artists, curated by Jill Conner,
              September 10 – November 12
2004    San Jose, Costa Rica, The Galeria Nacional of the Museo de Los Ninos, Negative Space, curated by Pamela Lawton,
              October 5-27, (catalogue)
           New York, The Painting Center, Anxiety, curated by Davide Sharpe and Jimmy Wright, November 2-27 (catalogue)
           New York, Pace Wildenstein, Art for a Landmine Free World, Silent Auction, October
           New York, NY, DC Moore Gallery, The Art of the Definite, curated by Helen Miranda Wilson, November 30 – December 30
           Kingston, RI, Fine Arts Center Galleries, University of Rhode Island, Abstraction Pure & Impure, curated by Judith Tolnick,
              October 12-December 8
           New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Toys in the Attic, curated by Stephanie Theodore, June 18- August 20
           New York, The Vermont Studio Center at 55 Mercer Street Gallery, Slightly Off Center: 14 Artists, June 15 - July 10
           Provincetown, MA, Fine Arts Work Center, Exhibition for Jurors, June 11 – June 22
           New York, Douglas Elliman Gallery, Intersections, May 11 - July 15
           New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Group Show, January
           Brooklyn, NY, N3 Project Space, Eccentric Spaces: The Fiction of Place, January 4 - 11
2002    Easton, PA, The Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Working the Grid, curated by Howard Scott,
              June 9 - August 10
           New York, National Academy of Design Museum, 177th Annual Invitational Exhibition, May 1 - June 9
           New York, American Academy of Arts and Letters, Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, March 4 - April 7
           New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New Year New York New Work, January 19 – February 16
           Philadelphia, PA, Locks Gallery, The Tipping Point, January 12 - February 28
2001    Brooklyn, NY, Rico, Stephen Westfall & Sheila Kramer, November 8
           Santa Fe, NM, Bellas Artes Gallery, Beauty Without Regret, curated by Robert Kushner, June 28 - August 4
           New York, Hunter College, Times Square Gallery, Abstraction and Immanence, curated by Vincent Longo and Laura Sue Phillips,
              February 22 - April 7
2000    New York, New York, Studio Schoo,. Painting Abstraction, March 2 – April 8
1999    Ridgefield, CT, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Selected Work from the 1998-99
           Manhattan Exhibition Season, September 26, 1999 - January 9, 2000
           New York, Dorsky Gallery, OM, curated by Joe Fyfe, February 16 - April 3
           New York, The Educational Alliance, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, Compliments, January 7 - February 4
1998    Munich, Kunstbunker Tumulka, Munchen - New York
           London, England, Wigmore Fine Art, Real Fiction
           New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Utz: A Collected Exhibition, curated with Stephanie Theodore, February 6 - March 7
1997    Staten Island, NY, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting After 1970, curated by Lilly Wei
           New York, Condeso Lawler Gallery, Abstraction Index
           Saint-Etienne, Musee d'art moderne, Abstraction/abstractions, geometries provisoires
           Paris, Galerie Zurcher, FIAC
1996    New York, TZ ART and Co., Bare Bones
           Switzerland, Musee Cantonale La-Chaux-De-Fonds, Trois Collections d'Artistes, Martin Disler, Gunther Forg, Oliver Mosset
           Munich, Germany, Galerie Paal, Radikale Malerei
           New York, Room, Balancing Act
1995    New York, Elga Wimmer Gallery, Minimal Optimal
           New York, Apex Art, The Uninvited - Bill Barrette, Rico Espinet, Brian Wood
           New York, Andre Zarre Gallery, Critics as Artists
           Baltimore, MD, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Geometric Abstraction
           New York, Andre Emmerich Gallery, Contemplative Geometry
1994    Paris, Galerie Zurcher, Geometry en Question
           Zurich, Switzerland, Galerie Schlegel, The Conservative Vocabulary, An American Vision
           New York, Dru Arstark, Whateva
l993     New York, Snyder Gallery, Uses of Geometry
           New York, Stark Gallery, New Grid Paintings
           New York, Daniel Newburg Gallery, Basel Art Fair
           New York, Salvatore Ala Gallery, Paintings
           Paris, France, Paul Goyannes and Long Island City, NY, Tennisport, Jours tranquilles a Clichy, curated by Alain Kirili
1992    New York, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, Geometric Strategies
           New York, Thread Waxing Space, Behind Bars, curated by Meg O'Rourke
           New York, Diane Brown Gallery, Works on Paper
1991    New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Conceptual Abstraction
           Monchengadbach, Germany, Galerie Lohrl, 18 Artists From New York
           New York, Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, Figuring Abstraction
           New York, Trenkman Gallery, Just Painting, curated by Saul Ostrow
           New York, John Good Gallery, Processing Syntax
           New York, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, Post War Geometric Concepts, 1945-1990
1990    Santa Monica, CA, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, The Ends of Paintings: The Edges of Abstractions
           New York, Daniel Newburg Gallery, Group Show
           Philadelphia, PA, Lawrence Olivier Gallery, Abstract Painting
           New York, Sandra Gering Gallery, Specific Metaphysics
1989    Boston, Thomas Segal Gallery, Expressive Geometries
           San Francisco, CA, Terrain, John McCracken, Olivier Mosset, Stephen Westfall
           Santa Barbara, CA, University Art Museum at the University of California at Santa Barbara, Abstract Options,
              curated by Phyllis Plous

           Milwaukee, WI, Milwaukee Museum of Art, Currents 6:Abstraction
           Allentown, PA, Muhlenberg College, Small Works, New Abstract Painting
           Santa Barbara, CA, University Art Museum, University of California, Neo York
           Newcastle, England, Newcastle Polytechnic, Newcastle Salutes New York
           Chicago, IL, Block Art Galleries, Northwestern University, Santa Clara de Saisset Museum
l988     New York, Shea & Becker Gallery, Works on Paper
           Chicago, IL, Dart Gallery and New York, Scott Hanson Gallery, Formal
           New York, IGT, The Four Corners of Abstract Painting, curated by Bill Arning
1987    New York, Fiction/Nonfiction Gallery
           New York, Daniel Newburg Gallery, D'Ornamentation, curated by Paul Groot
           Zurich, Zurich Forum
           New York, Outer Limit Gallery, Art Across the River
           New York, Elisabeth McDonald Gallery, The Four Corners of Abstraction
           Kansas City, MO, Kansas City Art Institute
1986    New York, Postmasters Gallery, Paintings and Objects
           Pittsburgh, PA, Carnegie Mellon University Art Gallery and Chicago, IL, Paul Klein Gallery, Abstraction/Abstraction
           New York, Massimo Audiello Gallery, Red
           New York, Rosa Esman Gallery, Abstraction Rediscovered
           New York, Philip Dash Gallery, Movements
           New York, Daniel Newburg Gallery, From the Gallery
           New York, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, Spirit Tracks: Large Abstract Drawings
1985    New York, Cash/Newhouse Gallery, Final: Love, curated by Collins & Milazzo
           New York, Mo David Gallery, Critics and Dealers
           New York, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, Humanist Abstraction: Geometric Painting of the 50s and 80s
           New York, Holly Solomon Gallery, 57th St. Between A & D
           New York, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, Precious
1984    Milwaukee, WI, Milwaukee Museum of Art, Currents 6: Abstraction
           Allentown, PA, Muhlenberg College, Small Works, New Abstract Painting
           Santa Barbara, CA, University Art Museum, University of California, Neo York
           England, Newcastle Polytechnic, Newcastle Salutes New York
1980    Los Angeles, CA, Institute of Contemporary Art, Abstraction 1980
1978    Chicago, IL, West Hubbard Gallery
1974    Edward Thorpe Gallery, New Talent

 

TEACHING POSITIONS

Assistant Professor of Painting, Rutgers University, NJ
Bard College, Annandale-on-the-Hudson, NY
Distinguished Visiting Artist, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Resident Artist, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
School of Visual Art, New York, NY

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2009-10 Rome Prize Fellowship
2007      Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
2006      Nancy Graves Foundation Grant
2005      Class of 1932 Fellow of the Council of Humanities, Princeton University
2002      Academy Award in Painting, American Academy of Arts & Letters
             American Academy of Arts and Letters
1993      National Endowment for the Arts
1989      National Endowment for the Arts
1988      New York State Council on the Arts
1987      National Endowment for the Arts
1986      New York State Council on the Arts

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Albertina Museum, Vienna,
Austria Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Bon Marche, Paris, France
Kemper Museum, Kansas City, MO
The Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
Microsoft, Seattle, WA
Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Rubin Museum, New York, NY
University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA
Whitney Museum, New York, NY

 

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