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Michael Behle
mbehle@gmail.com

Selected one and two person shows
2020
Columbia College at Greg Hardwick Gallery (Searching for summary) Columbia, MO
2019
Stndrd, Granite City Art and Design District: Granite City, IL
2013
The Luminary in collaboration with NUTUREart (We Are Series): St. Louis, MO
2010
Hogar Collection: Brooklyn, NY
East Central College: Union, MO
2008
Hogar Collection (name no one man) two person show, Brooklyn, NY Thomas Jefferson Preparatory School: St. Louis, MO
2007
Peter Miller Gallery: Chicago, IL
2006
St. Louis Community College at Forest Park: St. Louis, MO
2002
Four Art Space: San Antonio, TX
Art Resources Transfer: New York, NY
1999
Art Resources Transfer: New York, NY

Selected Group Shows
2019
(Hung Together) Gallery 210, University of Missouri – St. Louis
2018
(Hung Together) Gallery 210, University of Missouri – St. Louis
2017
(LOT 49) The Luminary’s Benefit Auction, St. Louis, MO
2016
(Fact or Fiction) The University Art Gallery, Truman State University
Sister Cities – Wahlparty, Untergrund, Stuttgart, Germany
(Hung Together) Gallery 210, University of Missouri – St. Louis
(Fact or Fiction) Gallery GAIA, Brooklyn, NY
(LOT 49) The Luminary’s Benefit Auction, St. Louis, MO
(Everywhere and Elsewhere II) Meramec Contemporary Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2015
(Fact or Fiction) Osage Art Community, Belle, Missouri
(Faculty Show) Gallery 210, University of Missouri – St. Louis
2014
Beverly (You , Me, Florida) St. Louis, MO
2013
Aqua Hotel (Aqua Art Miami) Miami, FL
Good Citizen Gallery (Billboard Project) St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Community College at Forest Park (Faculty Show) St. Louis, MO 2012
Yellow Bear Projects (Where You Going, Where you been) St. Louis, MO
Laumeier Sculpture Park, (Benefit Auction) St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Community College at Forest Park (Faculty Exhibition) St. Louis, MO
The University of Missouri at St. Louis, (Faculty Exhibition) St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Artists Guild (On Another Note) St. Louis, MO
2011
St. Louis Community College at Forest Park (Faculty Show) St. Louis, MO
The University of Missouri at St. Louis, (Significant Others II) St. Louis, MO
Hogar Collection (To be continued…) Brooklyn, NY
St. Charles Community College (Faculty Show) St. Charles, MO
2010
Peter Miller Gallery (gallery artists) Chicago, IL
2009
CCBF Benefit Auction, Sothebys New York, NY
Hogar Collection (Summer Sampler) Brooklyn, NY
Kranzberg Exhibition, Laumeier Sculpture Park St. Louis MO
Peter Miller Gallery (Malice and Anxiety) Chicago, IL
Next Art Fair, Chicago (Hogar Collection) Chicago, IL
Thomas Jefferson Preparatory School (Opaque) St. Louis, MO
Peter Miller Gallery (PAPER) Chicago, IL
2008
Puerto Rico International Art Fair San Juan Puerto Rico
CCBF Benefit Auction, Phillips de Pury New York, NY
Boots Contemporary Art Space (Slingers 2) St. Louis, MO
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (Open Studio Exhibit) St. Louis
Aqua Hotel (Aqua Art Miami) Miami, FL
Hoffman Lachance Contemporary (December Show) St. Louis, MO
Hogar Collection (name no one man) two person show, Brooklyn, NY
2007
Mitchell Museum (Southern Illinois Biennial). Mt. Vernon, IL
Hoffman Lachance Gallery (Art and Cinema). St. Louis, MO
Contemporary Museum of Art St. Louis (Studio Preview). St. Louis, MO
Park Pacific Building (Our Show). St. Louis, MO
Peter Miller Gallery (I am a Camera). Chicago, IL
Bridge Art Fair: Chicago, IL (Hogar Collection)
Red Dot Art Fair: New York, NY (Hogar Collection)
2006
Peter Miller Gallery (project room): Chicago, IL
Bridge Art Fair: Miami, FL (Peter Miller Gallery and Hogar Collection)
University of Missouri St. Louis (Faculty Show). St. Louis, MO
Contemporary Museum of Art St. Louis (Flat Files Show). St. Louis, MO
Vermont Studio Center (Residents Works, project walls ). Johnson, VT
2005
Galaxy Gallery (The Post-Ironic Lull). St. Louis, MO
Galaxy Gallery (UMSL Faculty Show). St. Louis, MO
Soda-Water Shop Show. St. Louis, MO
Maryland Institute College of Art (15 x x15). Baltimore, MD
2004
St. Peters Art Center (Educators Show). St. Peters, MO
St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley (Faculty Show). Stl. MO
The Foundry Art Centre (The Profession of Art). St. Charles, MO
University of Missouri St. Louis (Significant Others). St. Louis, MO
Art Resources Transfer (Benefit Shows). New York, NY
2003
Art Resources Transfer (Benefit Shows). New York, NY
2002
Locus Gallery (Three Painters). St. Louis, MO
Art Resources Transfer (Benefit Show). New York, NY
2001
Raritan Valley Community College (Faculty Show). Raritan, NJ
Art Resources Transfer (Benefit Show). New York, NY
Artist Space (Night of a Thousand Drawings). New York, NY
2000
Art Resources Transfer (Benefit Show). New York, NY
1999
Art Resources Transfer (Benefit Shows). New York, NY
Roundout Biennial. Kingston, NY
Rutgers University (MFA Thesis Exhibition). New Brunswick, NJ
1998
Maryland Institute College of Art (15 x 15). Baltimore, MD
1997
Rutgers University (MFA,First Year Review). New Brunswick, NJ
St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley (2-Man Show). Stl. MO
Maryland Institute College of Art (Seniors of 1997). Baltimore, MD
Maryland Institute College of Art (Juried Undergraduate Show). Balt. MD
1996
Baltimore Museum of Art (Benefit Exhibition). Baltimore, MD
Maryland Institute College of Art (Four Seniors). Baltimore, MD

Selected Bibliography
ARTFORUM, Jessica Baran – Meet me in St. Louis, Paul Artspace mention (September 2019)
St. Louis Public Radio, Nancy Kranzberg, Arts Round Up with Terry Suhre, (Paul Artspace 5 years) 2018
UMSL Daily, Role as Citizen (Jessica Rogen) 2018
St. Louis Post Dispatch, For Freedoms Project (Jane Henderson) 2018
St. Louis Public Radio, St. Louis on the Air Paul Artspace (Evie Hemphill) 2018
St. Louis Magazine – Paul Artspace overseas residency (Melissa Meinzer) 2018
Fact or Fiction – catalog, produced by Truman State University, Kirksville, MO 2017
All the Arts – Everywhere and Elsewhere parts 1 and 2, exhibition review (Sarah Weinman) 2016
Temporary Art Review – What it means to breathe together: Joint Accounts retreat at Paul Artspace (Mallory Nezam) 2016
St. Louis Public Radio – Birthday brings big life change… (Paul Artspce), Willis Ryder Arnold, 2016
St. Louis Public Radio, November 2015, The Hipness of Curating, Willis Ryder Arnold
STL-Magazine – Paul Artspace: A Global Artists’ Residency, Hidden in the Woods, Thomas Crone, 2016
Temporary Art Review, November 2015, review of Fact or Fiction, Hélène Baril
Riverfront Times, November 2015, Water. Water., Angela Malchionno
RFT Blog by: Daniel Hill, June 5, 2014
Alive Magazine, (314 Blog) by: Ashley Ray, August 15, 2013
Studio Visit, Volume 15 (The Open Studio Press), 2011
Chicago Art Review, Aug. 18th 2009, review of Kranzberg exhibition at Laumeier Sculpture Park, Steve Kush Ruiz
St. Louis Post Dispatch, June 21, 2009 review of Kranzberg exhibition at Laumeier Sculpture Park, David Bonetti
St. Louis Beacon, June 9, 2009 review of Kranzberg exhibition at Laumeier Sculpture Park, Ivy Cooper
River Front Times, June 23, 2009 review of Kranzberg exhibition at Laumeier Sculpture Park, Jessica Baran
CCBF (benefit auction catalog) Phillips de Pury, New York, September 15th 2008
Matthew the Younger, Jan. 22, 2008, review of two person show at Hogar Collection, Matt Fisher
St. Louis Beacon, Sept. 15, 2008, review of Slingers 2 at Boots Contemporary Art Space, Ivy Cooper
Chicago Tribune, August 3rd 2007 review of solo show at Peter Miller Gallery, Alan Artner
Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst (Catalog, The Southern Illinois Biennial) 2007
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Open Studios Catalog, 2006
Post Ironic Lull Catalog, published by UM-St. Louis with support from Pulaski Bank and Schlafly Brewery, December 2005
Melissa Mcarthy, “The Current” UM-St. Louis Student Newspaper, Art Students 3-D Exhibit (March 7, 2005)
Elizabeth C. Baker, “2000 Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists”, Art in America. (August 1999).
Carl Lisciandro, (Show Listing) Art Now Gallery Guide, New York (November 1999).
Chris Gonyea, “Interview with the Artist”, Rondout Biennial Exhibition Catalogue (1999).
Ebony Harriston, “Doors Wide Open” (West End Word, St. Louis) July 5th 2006
St. Louis American, Death of Postmodernism…(Staff) December 1, 2005
UM-St. Louis ORA News, (Staff) volume 5 #6 December 2005

Honors/Awards
Community Arts Training Fellowship, Regional Arts Commission. St. Louis, MO 2013-14
Kranzberg Award, Laumeier Sculpture Park. St. Louis, MO 2009
Full Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, VT 2005
Best in Show, St. Peters Art Center. St. Peters, MO 2004
Stipend for graduate studies at Rutgers the State University of New Jersey 1997
Academic scholarships and grants throughout two year study at Maryland Institute College of Art. 1997 through 1999

Positions Holding or Held
2014 Guest speaker on “Literature for the Halibut”, KDHX 88.1
2014 Assistant Teaching Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis
2014 Panelist on Stay Tuned, (innovation in the arts) PBS, St. Louis, MO
2014 Presenter, Paul Artspace/PIECRUST Magazine: SGCI Conference, San Francisco, CA
2013 Juror: (the unsolicited proposal program) Apex Art, New York, New York
2013 Visiting Artist: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri
2013 Presenter, Paul Artspace: CAA Conference, New York, New York
2012 Visiting Critic: The Luminary Center for the Arts, St. Louis, Missouri
2012 to present: Founder and Director of Paul Artspace, St. Louis, Missouri
August 2011 to present: Adjunct Professor, St. Louis Community College at Forest Park
Sabbatical replacement, Webster University St. Louis Missouri 2010
Visiting Artist/Guest Speaker, Washington University St. Louis Missouri 2006
August 2002 to 2014: Adjunct Professor, University of Missouri St. Louis
August 2004 through December 2004: Adjunct Professor, St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley (Missouri)
September 2001 through December 2001: Adjunct Professor, Raritan Valley Community College (New Jersey)
April 2005: Juror for “Midwest Salute to the Arts” Fairview Heights Art Council. Fairview Heights, Illinois (nation-wide exhibition)

Curatorial Practice
2019 UMSL BFA candidates, The Last Show, for Now Gallery FAB, St. Louis, MO
2019 UMSL BFA candidates of campus show at The Bermuda Project, St. Louis, MO
2018 Students respond to Oscar Murillo (For Freedoms Project), Kranzberg Arts Center, STL, MO
2018 Year End Review (Paul Artspace) at The Bermuda Project, St. Louis, MO
2018 5 Year Review of Paul Artspace at Gallery 210 – UMSL, St. Louis, MO
2018 UMSL Department of Art and Design BFA show at Covo, St. Louis
2017 Year End Review (Paul Artspace) at The Bermuda Project, St. Louis, MO
2017 UMSL Department of Art and Design Faculty show at Covo, St. Louis
2017 Smoldering – A project by Museum Blue, Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2017 Steve Jones – Dog Show – Gallery FAB, UMSL, St. Louis, MO
2016 Fall Review – Paul Artspace at Sculptureworks Ferguson, Ferguson, MO
2016 Summer Review – Paul Artspace at Sculptureworks Ferguson, Ferguson, MO
2016 Stuttgart/Saint Louis, Sister Cities – Playing Together, Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO
2016 Build Love under Everything, an evening with RGKSKSRG – Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO
2016 Line, Band, Zip -Anne Schaeffer-, Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO
2016 the in-between -Tom Reed-, Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO
2015 WATER. WATER., Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO
2015 #48 Hour Picture Show, Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO
2015 THRESHOLE – (JE Baker), Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO
2015 INTAGLIO -juried by Ruth Lingen-, Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO
2015 Back It Up -Paula Wilson-, Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO
2015 You are the last of the Cadillac -Hélène Baril-, Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO
2015 A donkey is a lion. Insecticide, a message from god. A collaboration between PIECRUST Magazine, Paul Artspace, and The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
2014 Gold String -Emma Vidal-, Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO
2014 The skin I have been living in -Ewa Budka-, HLC, St. Louis, MO
2014 My Extended Family -Alfonso Fernandez-, HLC, St. Louis, MO
2014 The skin I have been living in -Ewa Budka-, HLC, St. Louis, MO
2013 Sisyphus Americana –Carl Giffney and Andreas Kindler von Knobloch- HLC, Stl, MO
2013 A donkey is a lion. Insecticide, a message from god. A collaboration between PIECRUST Magazine and Paul Artspace. University of Missouri-St. Louis
2011 The Other Picture, University of Missouri-St. Louis
2010 Humanillities, BS Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa
2008 three hundred six, Hoffman Lachance Contemporary, St. Louis, Missouri

Education
MFA, Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art