Charles (Chase) Westfall

charlesawestfall@gmail.com
www.charlesawestfall.com
www.galleryprotocol.com
www.imperfectarticles.com

EDUCATION
2011 MFA, Painting, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2008 BFA, Painting, The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016 Chase Westfall, 101/exhibit @ FIAC Fair, Paris, France (pending)
2016 Fuller, Santa Fe Galleries, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL (forthcoming)
2015 Terror Function, 101/exhibit Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2013 New Faculty Exhibition, ETSU Tipton Gallery, Johnson City, TN
2013 Chase Westfall, 101/exhibit Gallery, Miami, FL
2012 Chase Westfall, ETSU Tipton Gallery, Johnson City, TN
2010 Gypsy Acid Queen, Twin Kittens Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2010 Two Bros!, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA
2009 Platonic Voyage, Alfred University, Alfred, NY (performance)
2010 Platonic Voyage, Dugg Dugg Gallery, Charlotte, NC (performance)
2008 Two Rooms, Down Home Gallery, Gainesville, FL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 101/exhibit @ Miami Projects, Miami, FL
2014 Drawn & Quartered, FLA Gallery, Gainesville, FL
2014 Faculty Exhibition, Santa Fe Galleries, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL
2012 New APP, Gallery of the International Pavilion, Ulsan University, Ulsan, South Korea
2012 LIVE/WORK, Twin Kittens Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2011 Sea Worthy, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY, (participating artist)
2011 Movers and Shakers, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA
2011 On Spirituality, Gallery 842, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
2011 Reflections of Generosity, Patrick Henry Village Commons, Heidelberg, Germany
2009 Reflections of Generosity, Storck Barracks, Illesheim, Germany
2009 Making Masters, Madison Museum of Fine Arts, Madison, GA
2009 Reflections of Generosity, MWR Arts Gallery, Fort Drum, NY
2009 Art Student Exhibition, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY
2009 Athica Emerges, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016 West, Linnea. "Interview with Chase Westfall," Art Ravels Blog, February 3
2015 Pereira, Lorenzo. "The Logic of Violence...," Widewalls (website), December 20
2015 Kedmey, Karen. "Chase Westfall Confronts Violence and Terror...," Artsy.net, December 11
2013 Olda, Danny. "....Chase Westfall's Abstract Paintings," Beautiful Decay Blog, February 18
2013 Langner, Erin. "Rainbows, Rose Bushes, and Carcasses...," New American Paintings Blog, February 14
2013 Voynovskaya, Nastia. "Chase Westfall at 101/exhibit," Hi-Fructose, February 8
2012 New American Paintings Southern Edition No. 100, Juror: Michael Rooks
2011 Lachowski, Michael. “Precision and just a little grandeur,” BURNAWAY, April 4
2011 Boshears, Paul. “Movers and Shakers at MOCA GA,” ARTSpeak Radio AM 1690, March 3
2011 Feaster, Felicia. “Under the influence at MOCA GA,” Creative Loafing Atlanta, January 28
2010 Wolf, Alana. “Sex Death and Bovine Flesh...,” BURNAWAY, May 5
2010 Kesavan, Manoj. “new pioneers of our virtual universe,” Creative Loafing Charlotte, March 3
2010 Kelsey, Ron. Reflections of Generosity, IAM Press, New York, NY (book)
2009 Brantley, Rebecca. “The Art of Going Nowhere,” Flagpole Magazine, July 7

SELECTED WRITING AND CRITICISM
2016 "A History of Dissent," Gregory Green: A History of Dissent, exhibition catalog essay, Gallery Protocol and The University of South Florida
2015 "Wunderkammers for the 21st Century" (expanded), Repurposing the Wunderkammer, exhibition catalog essay, Harn Museum of Art
2015 "Wunderkammers for the 21st Century," BURNAWAY.org, February 10
2013 "Emerging Audiences," Good Weather, exhibition catalog essay, Gallery Protocol
2012 “Future Barbarians,” The Day on Fire, exhibition catalog essay, ETSU Slocumb Gallery
2011 “Gassed: an Introduction,” Gassed, ed. David Humphrey
2011 “Interview: Folkert de Jong, an artist of spirit and Styrofoam,” BURNAWAY.org, April 4
2011 “Interview: Dana Schutz, learning how to draw again,” BURNAWAY.org, January 19
2010 “E.K. Huckaby’s Excursus: An uninvited guest critique,” BURNAWAY.org, November 1
2010 “Why bring Kehinde Wiley to Atlanta’s High Museum,” BURNAWAY.org, October 1
2010 “Robbins and Myers summon the forces of nature,” BURNAWAY.org, July 23
2010 “Holly Coulis and David Humphrey at Solomon Projects,” BURNAWAY.org, June 21
2010 “Obscura group show at Eyedrum,” BURNAWAY.org, March 31
2010 “Less is more at 2010 Whitney Biennial,” BURNAWAY.org, March 10
2010 “Gyun Hur at Get This! Gallery,” BURNAWAY.org, February 2
2010 “Micah Stansell’s Presynaptic Potential ends this Saturday,” BURNAWAY.org, January 15
2010 “Dialogue: Two Reviews of More Mergers and Acquisitions,” BURNAWAY.org, January 4
2009 “Alex Kvares’ Oh So Fail,” BURNAWAY.org, December 3,

SELECTED CURATORIAL
(for full curatorial 2013-Present please visit galleryprotocol.com)
2016 Always Already Here Vol.2 (w/ Folkert De Jong, Angela Dufresne, Ross Simonini,...), co-curated with Joshua Bienko (forthcoming)
2016 Peter Gouge: A Trip to _____, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2015 Andrew Scott Ross: At All Times, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2015 Kristin Lucas: Dance with flARmingos, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2015 Jered Sprecher: The Hollow that Echoes, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2015 Michael Oliveri: Under the Sun, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2014 Stacy Kranitz: Once Entangled..., Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2014 Gregory Green: A History of Dissent, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2014 Shana Robbins: Waking Down, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2014 Non Sequiter: Abstraction in Contemporary Art (w/ Raymond Pettibon, Gary Panter, Ron Rege,...) co-curated with Tom Hart, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2014 David Humphrey: A Horse Walks Into a Painting, co-curated with Linda Norden, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2014 David Humphrey: A Horse Walks Into a Painting, co-curated with Linda Norden, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2013 Glimmerguts - Ryan Browning and Casey Jex Smith, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2012 The Day on Fire: Apocalypse in Contemporary Art, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2012 Chow Chow!, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2011 On Spirituality: Emerging Visions of the Spiritual in Contemporary Art, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
2008-2010 Curator of GASCAP Gallery, four annual emerging artist exhibitions, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE AND TEACHING
2015 Adjunct Faculty, The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2013-2014 Adjunct Faculty, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL
2011-2013 Visiting Assistant Professor, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2010-2011 Instructor of Record, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

COURSES TAUGHT
-Art Fundamentals ART1001C
-Color and Composition ARTA 1060
-2D Design ARTA 1110
-Drawing Fundamentals ARTA 1201
-Color Theory ARTA 1204
-Intro to Painting ARTA 2051 (w/Graduate section: Painting ARTA 5130)
-Experimental Painting / Projects in Experimental Media ART 3561C (w/Graduate section: ART 5700)
-Atelier: The Factory Experience ARTA 4957 (special topics, w/Graduate section: ARTA 5957)
-The New Artist’s Toolkit: Whitney Biennial 2010-2012 ARTA 4957 (special topics, w/Graduate section: ARTA 5957)
-Independent Study, Studio Art ARTA 4901
-Graduate Independent Study -Studio Art ARTA 5901
-Digital Imaging (Co-taught w/ Martijn van Wagtendonk)
-Hypermedia (Practicum w/ Didi Dunphy)
-Clay Monoprinting (one-day intensive workshop at ETSU, not for credit)

EMPLOYMENT AND RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2015-Present Operations Director, Imperfect Articles (imperfectarticles.com), Chicago, IL / Gainesville, FL
2015-Present Advisory Committee Member, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
2013-Present Director, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2013-Present Director, FERMENTER Studio Residency Program, Gainesville, FL
2013-Present Studio Manager, Waldo Road Studios, Gainesville, FL
2011-2013 Visiting Assistant Professor, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2009-2011 Staff Writer- BURNAWAY.org
2009-2011 Art Fabricator- Michael Oliveri Studios, Athens, GA
2008-2011 Founder/Director- The Georgia Society of Contemporary Painters Visiting Artist Program and Gallery, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2008-2010 Woodshop Monitor/Technician, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2010 Coordinator- Think Tank 5 Conference, Integrative Teaching ThinkTank, Athens GA
2008 Assistant- VIP relations/exhibitor relations, SCOPE Art Fair Inc, New York, NY
2008-2010 Figure Model Coordinator, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2008-2010 Studio Assistant, to artist Martijn Van Wagtendonk, Athens, GA
2008 Studio Assistant, to artist Richard Heipp, Gainesville, FL

EXHIBITOR
2016 EXPO Chicago, Chicago, IL - Imperfect Articles
2015 UNTITLED. Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL - Imperfect Articles
2015 EXPO Chicago, Chicago, IL - Imperfect Articles
2015 VOLTA NY, New York, NY - Imperfect Articles

CONFERENCES, VISITING ARTIST AND LECTURES
2016 Visiting Artist, Rochester Institute on Technology (forthcoming)
2014 Annual Emerging Alumni Lecture, selected as 2014 University of Florida Emerging Alumni, lecture and Graduate studio visits, The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2013 Students Take the Lead, FATE Conference session, chaired by Gail Simpson and Chase Westfall, Savannah,GA
2012 “Young Mogli” artist lecture, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2011 “Hirst’s Transubstantiation,” SECAC session How Dead is Too Dead?, chaired by Harry Boone, Savannah, GA
2011 Visiting Artist, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
2010 “Platonic Voyage,” SECAC session Travelers in Virtual Worlds, chaired by Peter Baldes and Chase Westfall, Richmond, VA
2009 “Sacrificial Mode,” artist lecture, Piedmont College, Athens, GA

GRANTS AND AWARDS
2012 Department of Art and Design Research Grant, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2012 Research Development Committee Grant, for faculty research, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2010 Graduate School Travel Grant, for graduate research, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2009 Think Tank Emerging Educator’s Fellowship, to attend Integrative Teaching ThinkTank, Athens, GA
2008 Graduate Recruiting Scholarship, full tuition remission and stipend, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2008 Nominee, University of Florida nominee to University Student Exhibition, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
2007 University Scholars Grant, for undergraduate research, The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL