Joe Biel | Resume

1966 Born in Boulder, CO.
Lives in Los Angeles

EDUCATION
1990
MFA, Painting, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

1988
BFA, Summa Cum Laude, Painting and Art History, Drake University, Des Moines, IA

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2011
New Work, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009
Lexicon, Nettie Horn Gallery, London, England.
New Work, Galerie Kuckei/Kuckei, Berlin, Germany.

2006
New Works on Paper, Goff and Rosenthal Gallery, New York, NY
New Work, Galerie Kuckei/Kuckei, Berlin, Germany

2005
Captain Ill, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Drawings, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

2004
Lightness, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2003
New Work, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR
Works on Paper, Galerie Kuckei/Kuckei, Berlin, Germany
Drawings, Mixture Gallery, Houston, TX

2002
Works on Paper, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA.
Works on Paper, Galerie Katia Rid, Munich, Germany.

2001
New Works on Paper, Roberts and Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Solo Installation, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE.

2000
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2010
Back to the Drawing Board, Arin Contemporary Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA.
Baer-Ridgeway Gallery, San Francisico, CA.
Psychic Outlaws, Luckman Gallery, Cal St University LA, L.A., CA.

2009
Sweet Subversives, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach , CA.
Lexicon, Nettie Horn Gallery, London, England.
Exquisite Corpse, Cream Contemporary, Berlin, Germany.
Backyard, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Moving Points: Contemporary Drawing in Southern California, William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA.
Self Portraits in the Age of MyFaceSpaceBook, I-5 Gallery, The Brewery, Los Angeles, CA.

2008
The Unruly and the Humorous, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
The Clearing, Nettie Horn Gallery, London, England.
Tree Service, Domestic Setting, LA, CA.
Looky See, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, LA, CA

2007
The Diane and Sandy Besser Collection, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA.
World Receiver, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
On Death and Drawing, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
Nothing Moments, Steve Turner Contemporary, LA, CA.
Rogue Wave, LA Louver Gallery, Venice, CA.
It Figures, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA.
The Living Room, Randall Scott Gallery, Washington D.C.

2006
The O-Scene, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
On Line: Contemporary Drawing, Sonoma St University Art Gallery, Sonoma, CA
The Square Root of Drawing, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Draw/Paper/Scissors, Domestic Setting, LA, CA
Configuration, Bentley Projects Phoenix AZ
Talking Heads, Huntington Beach Museum of Art, Huntington Beach, CA

2005
Erotic Drawing, DiverseWorks Gallery, Houston, TX (Traveling to Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Ridgefield, CT)
Paradise Lost, Goff and Rosenthal Gallery, New York, NY.
Manifesto (1), Ambrosino Gallery, group exhibition, Miami, FL.

2004
Frame of Mind, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA.
Drawn Fictions, Marylhurst University, Portland, OR.

2003
Not Always the Same Part One, Hammer/Sidi Gallery, London, England
Not Always the Same Part Two, Mjellby Art Center, Halmstad, Sweden
Little Disasters, Red Dot Gallery, 2003 Scope Art Fair, New York

2002
What a Painting Can Do, Hayworth Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Works on Paper Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Relative Objects, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC.

2001
New Works on Paper, Roberts and Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles
Fayerweather Gallery, installation, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Mark Woolley Gallery, installation, Portland, OR
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, installation, Omaha

2000
Greg Kucera Gallery, Installation with Richard Kraft, Seattle

1999
Draft of a Landscape, installation, The Art Gym, Marylhurst College, Portland, OR

1998
Study for a Book, installation, Anderson Gallery, Drake University, Des Moines, IA
Yellowman Actions 1, 2, and 3, live performance pieces, Portland, OR

1997
Oregon Biennial, group exhibition, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
House of Cards, outdoor installation, May 1, 1997, Portland, OR
Quartersaw Gallery, installation, Portland, OR

1996
Fragments from a German Requiem, group exhibition, Gallery 299, Portland State University, OR
Traces through an Ash Board, installation, Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Quartersaw Gallery, installation, Portland, OR

1995
With a Variable Key, installation, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
Between Spectacle and Silence: The Holocaust in Contemporary Photography, installation
Photographic Resource Center, Boston
From Darkness to Darkness, installation, The Light Factory, Charlotte
Work by J. Biel and R. Kraft, Savannah College of Art and Design

1994
Metropolitan Arts Commission Space, installation, Portland, OR

1993
Merit Award, Bradley National Works on Paper, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Small Works Exhibition, Loyola University, New Orleans
Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Clemson University, SC
SODARCO Internationally juried Exhibition, Sodarco Gallery, Montreal

AWARDS AND HONORS

2008
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award recipient
Honors Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Award recipient

2004
Residency, The Ballinglen Foundation, Ballycastle, North County Mayo, Ireland 2004-
Residency, 18th St. Arts Complex. Santa Monica, CA. 2007

2003
Pollock-Krasner Foundation- Grant Award recipient
Featured Artist, New American Paintings: 2003 West Coast Edition

2000
Residency, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha
Artist in Residence, Multnomah County, OR

1999
Oregon Arts Commission Grant for a specific project proposal

1998
Regional Arts and Culture Council Project Grant for an exhibit at the Art Gym, Marylhurst College, Portland, OR