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ARTIST STATEMENT
BIOGRAPHY
CURRICULUM VITAE
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Born and raised in Maui, Hawaii, 1984; Lives and works in San Francisco, California.
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education
2011 Master of Fine Arts in Painting
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2008 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting / Additional Studies in Liberal Arts
University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI


solo exhibitions
2013 Brooke Westfall: Revised Inheritance, Spare Change Artist Space, San Francisco, CA

2012 Brooke Westfall: Recent Works, ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA

2011 The Way We Never Were, Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco, CA

selected group exhibitions
2013 Root Division's 12th Annual Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Southern Exposure's Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Alumni Exhibition & 10-Year Anniversary, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (Catalogue)

2012 One Size Fits All, Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco, CA
Root Division's 11th Annual Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Fall National Juried Exhibition, Marin MOCA, Novato, CA, Juror Renny Pritikin
FourSquared, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Curators Michael Yochum & Matthew Frederick
re:Told, Root Division, San Francisco, CA, Curated by Sarah Hirneisen & Kija Lucas (Catalogue)
Good Counsel, Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Curators Scott S. Jennings & Brian Perrin
Tell Me A Story, Block Gallery, Oakland, CA, Curator Lacey Haslam

APA Heritage Month, Supervisor Jane Kim, City Hall, San Francisco, CA
Taste, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2011 Misfit Toy Factory, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Drawing Conclusions, Heart, San Francisco, CA, Curator Marisa McCarthy
10th Annual Art Auction
, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Art Institute MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Winery SF, San Francisco, CA (Catalogue)
Mondo Tondo, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Curated by Adrianne Rubenstein
Society of 23 Prize, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Curated by Jeffrey Soncgo
Seeking Someone: Possibly You, Timezone Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Curated by Carissa Potter


2010 Under 100 Show, Treehouse Gallery, San Francisco, CA
An Impromptu Salon, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Michael Gilbert, Kristen Perkins, & Brooke Westfall, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Sketch, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Curated by Ana Belén Cantoni, Jon Kuzmich,
. & David Peña Lopera
Pain Fear Guilt, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Curated by Maciej Makalowski
Continuing Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA


2009 The Drawing Show, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Cont. Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Liminal, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA


2008 Awards and Scholarships Exhibition, University of Hawai'i Commons Gallery, Honolulu, HI
“Pivot” BFA Thesis Exhibition, University of Hawai'i Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI


awards and residencies
2013 Resident Artist, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2012 Artist Studio Resident, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Honorable Mention, Fall National Juried Exhibition, Marin MOCA, Novato, CA, Juror Renny Pritikin

2011 Artist Studio Resident, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Graduate Residence Program Alternate, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

2010 Grant Recipient, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2009 Grant Recipient, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2008 Matt Smith Printmaking Scholarship, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

public lectures
2013 Artist Talk: Brooke Westfall, Spare Change Artist Space, San Francisco, CA
Staying Young Panel Discussion, Spare Change Artist Space, San Francisco, CA

related professional experience
2013 Administrative Assistant, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Artist Assistant for Pegan Brooke, San Francisco, CA (Since 2011)
Artist Assistant for Elizabeth Cayne, San Francisco, CA
Artist Assistant for Wayne Smith, San Francisco, CA
Drawing Instructor, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (Since 2011)
Water Based Media Instructor, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (Since 2011)

2012 Interim Exhibition and Public Programs Coordinator, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco, CA

2011 Color Theory Teaching Assistant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Gallery Assistant, Queen’s Nails Project, San Francisco, CA
Lead Preparator and Gallery Assistant, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco, CA (Since 2009)

2010 Intermediate Drawing Teaching Assistant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2008 Gallery Assistant, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI

bibliography
2013 Block, Alyssa. "Workspace Photo Feature," Workspace, October, 2013.
Sharaf, Jenny. "Gallery Daily Interview," Gallery Daily, August, 2013.
Bamberger, Alan. "Rhodes & Fletcher," Art Business, May 22, 2013.
Songco, Jeffrey. "Blissed Out: An Interview with Brooke Westfall," Bad At Sports April 23, 2013.
Alumni Exhibition & 10-Year Anniversary Catalogue, Root Division, San Francisco, CA, 2013.

2012 re:Told Exhibition Catalogue, Root Division, San Francisco, CA, 2012.
"Photo Feature: Root Division's 11th Annual Art Auction," SF Art Enthusiast, November 4, 2012.
Bamberger, Alan. "ARC Gallery," Art Business, August 25, 2012.
""Good Counsel" at Incline Gallery," SF Art Enthusiast, July 19, 2012.
Bamberger, Alan. "Root Division," Art Business, July 14, 2012.
Wright Hession, Stephanie. "'Good Counsel': 6 Artists Examine Storytelling," San Francisco Chronicle,
. July 12, 2012.
Bamberger, Alan. "Incline Gallery," Art Business, July 7, 2012.

2011 Lee, Julia. "Grown-Up Coloring Books with Brooke Westfall," Kearny Street Workshop, June 7, 2011.
Bamberger, Alan. "SFAI MFA," Art Business, May 12, 2011.
Vernissage, MFA Graduate Exhibition Catalogue, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, 2011.
Songco, Jeffrey. "Society of 23 Prize: Nominee Interview," Society of 23 Prize, January 2011.

public collection
Maui Country Club, Paia, HI

selected private commissions and collections
Adam Polakoff, San Francisco, CA
Ben Ospital, San Francisco, CA
Brian and Elizabeth Cayne, San Francisco, CA
Jim and Drusie Davis, Marin, CA
Pegan Brooke, Bolinas, CA
Sumon Sadhu, San Francisco, CA
Tim Mott, Ketchum, ID