Artist & Educator
Diana Behl's recent work embodies an assortment of material investigation, including print media, collage and drawing. Her images are prompted by specific instances—memories of places visited, passages read, bits of everyday references, or interactions of material and form—both in and outside of the studio. Using these prompts, her practice then evolves around the improvisation and discovery uncovered while making, further enabling form to embody the evolution of that specific cue.
She has exhibited her print media work at venues such as the Highpoint Center for Printmaking (Minneapolis, MN); Mills Gallery (Boston, MA); William Patterson University Galleries (Wayne, NJ); and the Greenleaf Gallery at Whittier College (Whittier, CA). Her works on paper have been featured in the Western Edition of New American Paintings (Volume 66) and the 2004 New American Paintings MFA Annual.
A past recipient of South Dakota Arts Council grants, Diana Behl holds an MFA from The University of Iowa, and a BFA from Bowling Green State University. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Printmaking and Foundations in the School of Design at South Dakota State University.
Multi-plate Intaglio Monotype/Monoprint Collagraph Xerox Transfer Drypoint Multi-Disciplinary Etching Aquatint Spitbite Aquatint Relief Relief Linocut Installation Letterpress Drawing