Michael Behrens

Born
Düsseldorf, Germany

Education

1999-2003
Academy of Fine Arts, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Solo exhibitions

2017
Etienne Gallery, Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
Continuum Gallery, Königswinter, Germany
2014
Etienne Gallery Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
2012
Continuum Gallery, Königswinter, Germany
CCAA Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2010
De Glorie Gallery, Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
Van Loon & Simons, Vught, The Netherlands
2009
Gallery Welti, Düsseldorf, Germany
2008
Ernsting Stiftung, Coesfeld, Germany
Hélène Porée Gallery, Paris, France

Major fairs and exhibitions

2016
PAN Amsterdam, with Etienne Gallery Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
SOFA Chicago, with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
"Art Fair" Cologne, with Continuum Gallery Königswinter, Germany
Ernsting Foundation, 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Coesfeld, Germany
44th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition, with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
Art Breda, with Etienne Gallery Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
Art Boca Raton, Boca Raton, Florida, with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
Art Palm Beach, Miami, Florida, with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
Ernsting Foundation, New Addtions 2015, Coesfeld, Germany
Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Plateaux Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Sikabonyi Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Etienne Gallery Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
Art Hebda, Houthalen, Belgium
Continuum Gallery Königswinter, Germany
2015
"PAN Amsterdam", with Etienne Gallery Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
"SOFA Chicago", with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
"Art Fair" Cologne, with Continuum Gallery Königswinter, Germany
"43th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition", with Habatat
Galleries Michigan, USA
"Art Palm Beach", Miami, Florida, with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
"Longbaot Key Art Center" with Habatat Galleries, Sarasota, Florida, USA
Pismo Galleries, Denver, Colorado, USA
Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Sikabonyi Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Etienne Gallery Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
Art Hebda, Houthalen, Belgium
Continuum Gallery Königswinter, Germany
2014
"PAN Amsterdam", with Etienne Gallery Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
"SOFA Chicago", with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA Fort Wayne
Museum of Art, "Summer of Glass" with Habatat Galleries, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
"42th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition", with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
"Art Palm Beach", Miami, Florida, with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
Pismo Galleries, Denver, Colorado, USA Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Sikabonyi Gallery, Vienna, Austria Etienne Gallery Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
Art Hebda, Houthalen, Belgium
Continuum Gallery Königswinter, Germany
2013
"PAN Amsterdam", with Etienne Gallery Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
"Art Fair" Cologne, with Continuum Gallery Königswinter, Germany
"SOFA Chicago", with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
"Art & Antique Hofburg" Sikabonyi Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Frederik Meijer Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
"German Masters in Glass", Ernsting Foundation, Coesfeld, Germany
"50 Years Manufactum", Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
"Wheaton Arts", Millville, New Jersey, with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
"41th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition", with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
"Art Palm Beach", Miami, Florida, with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
Pismo Galleries, Denver, Colorado, USA Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Sikabonyi Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Etienne Gallery Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
Continuum Gallery Königswinter, Germany
Gallery Welti, Düsseldorf, Germany
2012
"Art Fair" Cologne, with Continuum Gallery Königswinter, Germany
"Sofa Chicago", with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
"40th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition", with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
"Art Palm Beach", Miami, Florida, with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
"Art Napels" Florida, with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
Pismo Galleries, Denver, Colorado, USA
"Lineart" Art Fair, with Art Hebda Gallery Houthalen, Gent - Belgium
Glass Gallery Linz, Austria
Van Loon & Simons, Vucht The Netherlands
Leon Salet Gallery, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Broft Gallery, Leerdam, The Netherlands
LWL - Museum, Glashütte Gernheim, Germany
Gallery Welti, Düsseldorf, Germany
2011
Sofa Chicago, with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
"39th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition", with Habatat Galleries :Michigan, USA
"Art Fair ´s-Hertogenbosch" with Van Loon & Simons Vucht, The Netherlands
Art fair "Lineart", with Art Hebda Gallery Houthalen, Gent Belgium
"Biennale Vught",, with Van Loon & Simons, The Netherlands
Gallery of Modern Masters, Sedona, Arizona, USA
11th Festival of Art Glass, with Minea Gallery, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Art Fair "Liaison Amsterdam", with Hebda Art Gallery Houthalen, The Netherlands
Glass Gallery Linz, Austria
Glass Inspiration, Burgdorf, Switzerland
Contiuum Gallery, Königswinter, Germany
Gallery Welti, Düsseldorf, Germany
2010
E-Merge, Bullseye Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA
Gallery of Modern Masters, Sedona, Arizona, USA
Liliane Art Fair, ´s-Hertogenbosch, with Van Loon & Simons, The Netherlands
Art Nocturne Knocke, with Van Loon & Simons, Belgium
10th Festival of Art Glass, with Minea Gallery, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Hélène Porée Gallery, Paris, France
Lineart, with Art Hebda Gallery, Gent, Belgium
Glass Gallery Linz, Austria
Glass Inspiration, Burgdorf, Switzerland
"Modern Masters" International Arts and Crafts Fair, Munich, Germany
Glass Museum Alter Hof Herding, new acquisition 2009 Coesfeld, Germany
Museum Kunst Palast, Glass Museum Hentrich, Düsseldorf, Germany
2009
31st Pilchuck Glass Auction, Seattle, Washington - USA
The National Liberty Museum, 10th Anniversary Glass Auction, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Oisterwijk Sculpture, with Etienne Gallery, The Netherlands
Etienne Gallery, Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
De Glorie Gallery, Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
"Art Fair Utrecht", with De Glorie Gallery Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
Seven Contemporary Art, Den Haag, The Netherlands
10th International Glass Symposium IGS 2009, Museum Ajeto, Novy Bor, Czech Republic
Glass Gallery Linz, Austria
Hélène Porée Gallery, Paris, France
"Lineart", with Art Hebda Gallery, Gent, Belgium
2008
GAS-Conference 2008, Brian Marki Fine Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
Oisterwijk Sculpture, with Etienne Gallery, The Netherlands
Gallery Leon Salet, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Glass Gallery Linz, Austria
Hélène Porée Gallery, Paris, France
Glass Museum Alter Hof Herding, new acquisition 2007, Coesfeld, Germany
Gallery Welit, Düsseldorf, Germany
2007
Gallery Leon Salet, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Art in the Glass House, Gallery Welti, Düsseldorf, Germany
Gallery Welti, Düsseldorf, Germany
Herrmann Gallery, Drachselried, Germany
CCAA Glass Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2006
Leon Salet Gallery, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Terbeek Gallery, Groningen, The Netherlands
Glass Museum Rheinbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
CCAA Glass Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Art in the Glasshouse,Gallery Welti, Düsseldorf, Germany
Glass Museum Rheinbach, Germany


Collections

Seven Bridges Foundation, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Uroboros Glass Studios, Portland, Oregon, USA
Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Ernsting Stiftung, Alter Hof Herding, Coesfeld, Germany
Museum Ajeto, Nový Bor, Czech Republic
Glass Museum Immenhausen, Germany
Museum of Modern Glass, Öhringen, Germany

Honours

2014
"Fort Wayne Museum Award ",42th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition", with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
2013
"Frederik Meijer Award" 41th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition", with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
2012
"Collector´s Choice" at the 40th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition", with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
2011
"Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Award", at the 39th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition", with Habatat Galleries Michigan, USA
2009
1st Prize, Arts and Crafts state award North Rhine-Westphalia, Kevelaer, Germany
2009
3rd Immenhäuser Glass Award, Germany
2009
Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award " Selected Entries ", Germany
2008
1st Prize Glass Art Prize "Glasveredler" 2008 Glasstec, Germany
2007
Innovation Glass Art Prize Weru, Germany