Stephen Westfall (born 1953 Schenectady, New York) is an American painter, critic, and professor at Bard College. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a B.A. and M.F.A. in 1978.
His work is in the collections of Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk (Denmark); Albertina Museum, Vienna; Baltimore Museum of Art; Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute, Utica; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City. He shows at Lennon Weinberg.
His writing has appeared in Art in America, Vogue, The New York Times, Arts, Art News, the Partisan Review, and the New Criterion.