Bio

Michael Behle
314.800.4821
mbehle@gmail.com

Selected One Person Shows
The Luminary Center for the Arts: St. Louis, MO 2013
Hogar Collection: Brooklyn, NY 2010
East Central College: Union, MO 2010
Thomas Jefferson Preparatory School: St. Louis, MO 2008
Peter Miller Gallery: Chicago, IL 2007
St. Louis Community College at Forest Park: St. Louis, MO 2006
Art Resources Transfer: New York, NY 2002
4 Art Space: San Antonio, TX 2002
Art Resources Transfer: New York, NY 1999

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

Selected Bibliography
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
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