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educator , sculptor

Rolf Werner Westphal, German sculptor, educator. Fullbright scholar Middle East Technology University, Ankara, Turkey, 1981-1982.

Background

Westphal, Rolf Werner was born on December 27, 1945 in Breloh, Hanover, Germany. Son of Werner Wilhelm and Erika Emma Carolina (Pieper) Westphal.

Education

Student, Macalester College, 1964-1967; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, 1971; Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1973.

Career

Visiting professor School Art and Design Wichita State University, 1992-1993. Visiting lecturer, consultant District of Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, 1992. Guest artist Russia FilmInst., Moscow.

American representative International Music and Opera Festival, Krosnoyarsk. Visiting lecturer and designer Hervanta School for Art and Technology, 1992. Visiting lecturer Kankapaa, Finland, 1992, Tampere School for Art and Media, 1991-1992.

Visiting professor in sculpture Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, 1990-1991;Frederick Layton Distinguished visiting professor in studio art Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1984-1990, others. Member International Communications Agency Lecturer Tour, 1980.

Achievements

  • Avocations: architecture, construction of indigenous architecture, political science, history, traveling.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited at outdoor sculpture exhibit Tusto Museum, Savo, Finland, 1999. Public works include: Wertshaft Shule, Ingolstaat, 2001, Twilight exhibit, Ingolstaat, Germany, 2000, World Cup Nordic Ski Championship, Ranshau, Austria, 1999, Arte Sela Biannual, Borgo, Italy, 1998, Twilight exhibit Klagenfort, Austria, Junsthalle, 1998, Priglitz, Austria, 1996, Lulea, Sweden, 1996, Tampere School for Art and Media, 1991, City of Tampere, Finland, 1992, Fermi Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois, 1991, Puri International Light Exhibit, Savonlina, Finland, 1989, Sky Art Exhibit, Anchorage, Alaska, 1989, Lawrence University, Appleton, 1988, Houston Intercontinental Airport, 1987, University Wisconsin - Fox Falley Center, Menasha, 1986, Rainy River Community College, Minnesota, 1999, others.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: architecture, construction of indigenous architecture, political science, history, traveling.

Connections

Married Susan Lynn Morgan, October 9, 1973 (divorced March 1993). 1 child, Ahti Rolf; married Ann Elizabeth Garvey, July 3, 1993 (divorced September 1998).

father:
Werner Wilhelm Westphal

mother:
Erika Emma Carolina (Pieper) Westphal

spouses:
Ann Elizabeth Buchanen

Susan Lynn Morgan

child:
Ahti Rolf Westphal