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artist , educator

Carol Ann Westfall, American Artist, educator. Recipient purchase award New Jersey State Museum, 1975; Indo-American fellow, 1980-1981, fellow New Jersey Council on Arts, 1987; research grantee Montclair State College, 1987, 89, 90, 91, 94, 98. Member New York Rug Society.


Westfall, Carol Ann was born on September 7, 1938 in Everett, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Carroll Francis and Doris Lucille (Hawkins) Dooley.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, 1960. Master of Fine Arts, Maryland Institute, 1972.


Instructor, Maryland. Institute, Baltimore, 1968-1972;assistant professor fine arts, Montclair State College, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1972-1979;associate professor, Montclair State College, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1979-1987;professor, Montclair State College, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, since 1987;vice president senate School Fine and Performing Arts, Montclair State College, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1987-1989. Visiting professor Columbia University Teachers College, New York City, 1976-1986.

Artist-in-residence Memphis College Art, 1985, American Craft Museum, New York City, 1987. Member artists in schools panel New Jersey Council on Arts, Trenton, 1978-1988. Study leaderIndia tour Textile Museum, Washington, 1987.

Resident Artpark, Lewiston, New York, 1989. Guest professor Seian College, Kyoto, Japan, 1992.


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  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Plaiting: Step by Step, 1976. Exhibited at Lausanne Biennale, 1975, Lausanne to Beijing, Tsinghua University, 2008, American Craft Museum, 1987, Kyoto International Textile Exhibition, Japan, 1989, 97, 99, 3rd European Triennial, Riga, Latvia, 2006, Collections Church Foundation, Italy, 2007, Renwick Museum American Art, Washington, 2008. Contributor articles to professional jours.


Member New York Rug Society.


Married Jon David Westfall, January 27, 1962 (divorced August 1976). Children: Camille, Maigann. Married Andrew J. Del Preore, August 14, 1992.

Carroll Francis Dooley

Doris Lucille (Hawkins) Dooley

Jon David Westfall

Andrew J. Del Preore

Camille Westfall

Maigann Westfall