Timeline

1953
Born in Schenectady, New York
1975
College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, BFA
1978
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, MFA
1986
New York State Council on the Arts
1987
National Endowment for the Arts
1988
New York State Council on the Arts
1989
National Endowment for the Arts
1993
National Endowment for the Arts
2002
Academy Award in Painting, American Academy of Arts & Letters
2005
Class of 1932 Fellow of the Council of Humanities, Princeton University
2006
Nancy Graves Foundation Grant
2007
Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
2009–2010
Rome Prize Fellowship
Resides and works in New York City

Exhibitions

2011
New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Seraphim: Paintings and works on paper, April 26 – June 11 (solo)
2011
Los Angeles, George Lawson Gallery, Paintings, August 3 - September 3 (solo)
2011
New York, NY, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Ghost in the Machine: curated by Stephen Westfall, June 23 – August 19
2011
New York, NY, Allegra LaViola Gallery, Draw the Line, June 29 – August 6, 2011
2011
Ithaca, NY, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, American Abstract Artists, January 22 – March 20
2011
New York, NY, Sue Scott Gallery, Paper A-Z, March 16 – April 22
2011
New York, NY, OK Harris, American Abstract Artists / 75th Anniversary, May 21 – July 15
2011
Berlin, Germany, Galerie oqbo, American Abstract Artists International / 75th Anniversary, May 14 – June 10
2011
New York, NY, Zürcher Studio, Reverie: curated by Stephen Westfall, May 23 - July 3
2010
New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc. Ends and Means, April 8 – May 28
2010
New Brunswick, NJ, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers, Welcome Back Show, September 1 – September 18
2010
Rome, Italy, American Academy, Pavimentazione sul Muro, March 12 – April 23 (solo)
2010
San Francisco, George Lawson Gallery, The Rome Prize: Recent Painting, October (solo)
2009
St. Gallen, Switzerland, Wilma Lock, Stephen Westfall: New Y(W)ork, March 2 – May 9 (solo)
2009
San Francisco, Room for Paper, Recent Gouaches, May 28 – June 27 (solo)
2009
Los Angeles, CA, ACME, The Ballad That Becomes An Anthem, March 21 – April 18
2009
Brooklyn, NY, HKJB, Personal Abstraction, May 1 – May 3
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
2008
One of a Kind; Monoprints, Monotypes, The Gallery, Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown, NY
2008
New York, Spanierman Modern, Present Tense, June 12 – August 2
2008
New York, 33 Bond Gallery, The Idea of Nature, June 12 – July 31
2008
New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Flow Chart, July 8 – August 15
2008
New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Stephen Westfall: New Works, October 30 – December 20 (solo)
2007
Richmond, VA, Solvent Space, Stephen Westfall, October 12 – December 1 (solo)
2007
New York, NY, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc,. Paper, December 15 – January 26, 2008
2007
Clinton Corners, NY, Rose Burlingham Fine Art at Lindsey Brown Upstate Studio, The Fall Dutch Barn Show, October 7-9
2007
New York, Rubin Museum of Art, Written on the Wind: The Flag Project, September 14 – February 11, 2008 (catalogue)
2007
Sommerville, NJ, Raritan Valley Community College, Lateral Attitudes, January 29 – February 22, (catalogue)
2007
New Brunswick, NJ, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers, Welcome Back Show, September 6 – 29
2007
New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Taking Shape, July 12 – September 15
2006
Stephen Westfall: New Paintings, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York, NY (solo)
2005
Stephen Westfall: Recent Paintings, Wilma Lock, St. Gallen, Switzerland (solo)
2005
New Works on Paper, Bruno Marina Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
2005
Stephen Westfall: New Monotypes, Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2004
Stephen Westfall, Paal Kunst & Konzept, Munich, Germany (solo)
2004
Stephen Westfall: Paintings, Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France (solo)
2004
Eccentric Spaces: The Fiction of Place, N3 Project Space, New York
2003
Stephen Westfall, Bruno Marina Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
2003
Stephen Westfall: New Monotypes, Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2003
Stephen Westfall: New Paintings 2002-2003, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York (solo)
2002
Stephen Westfall: New Paintings, Wilma Lock, St. Gallen, Switzerland (solo)
2002
Working the Grid, curated by Howard Scott, The Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
2002
Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
2002
177th Annual, invitational exhibition, National Academy of Design Museum, New York
2002
The Tipping Point, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2001
Stephen Westfall & Sheila Kramer, Rico, Brooklyn, NY
2001
Beauty Without Regret, Curated by Robert Kushner, Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2001
Abstraction and Immanence, Curated by Vincent Longo and Laura Sue Phillips, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York
2001
Stephen Westfall, Galerie Paal, Munich, Germany (solo)
2001
Stephen Westfall: New Paintings, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York (solo)
2000
Five Paintings: Stephen Westfall, Colgate University, Gallery of the Dept. of Art and Art History, Hamilton, New York (solo)
1999
Stephen Westfall: Neue Arbeiten, Galerie Paal, Munich, Germany (solo)
1999
Stephen Westfall: Abstract Journey, A Twenty Year Survey, Belk Gallery at Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina, catalogue (solo)
1999
Stephen Westfall: New Paintings, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York (solo)
1999
Selected Work from the 1998-99 Manhattan Exhibition Season, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
1999
OM, Curated by Joe Fyfe, Dorsky Gallery, New York
1998
Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France, “Stephen Westfall,” October 16- November 15
1997
Galerie Paal, Munich, Germany, “Stephen Westfall: Neue Bilder,” September 12- October 24
1997
Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France, “Stephen Westfall,” February 4- March 8
1996
Wilma Lock Gallery, St. Gallen, Switzerland
1996
Galerie Paal, Munich, Germany, “Stephen Westfall,” April 30- June 22
1995
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY, “Stephen Westfall: New Paintings,” October 12- November
1994
Wilma Lock Gallery, St. Gallen, Switzerland
1994
Galerie Paal, Munich, Germany
1993
Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York, NY
1993
Erik Stark Gallery, New York, NY
1990
Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York, NY
1990
Lawrence Olivier Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1988
Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York, NY
1984
Tracey Garet Gallery, New York, NY
1978
University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Public Collections

University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA
Whitney Museum, New York, NY
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