PAUL DRUECKE
www.pauldruecke.com
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Selected Exhibitions and Projects
2017 A Social Event Archive, Milwaukee Art Museum, (curated by Lisa Sutcliffe)
About One Minute, Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Shoreline Repast, Sculpture Milwaukee (curated by Russell Bowman)
2016 Time is what everyone is doing, Document V, The Luminary, St. Louis, MO
LocuStLed, Woodland Pattern, Milwaukee, WI (curatorial project)
Whiteboard Poems, Nicholas Frank Public Library, Milwaukee, WI
Monumentis Interruptus, Temporary Resurfacing, Milwaukee, WI
2015 Angelique’s Passage, Terrain Biennial, The Suburban, Milwaukee, WI
Lettering in Public, Signal-Return, Detroit, MI (curated by Nick Tobier)
Time is what everyone is doing, American Fantasy Classics @ Useable, Milwaukee
2014 Broadway Morey Boogie, 96th Street Aperture, Marlborough Gallery Chelsea, New York, NY
Whitney Biennial, This Is Not A History, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Paul Druecke and Nancy Popp, Garden Path, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI
Cargo Space, Lucky Fellowhsip, A + D Gallery and INOVA, Chicago, IL and Milwaukee, WI
2013 Midwest Appropriation,Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (curated by Michelle Grabner)
Near Here Los Angeles, MKE<>LAX Salon, Los Angeles, CA (reading)
The Personal is Political: Martha Wilson and MKE, Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Memorial Reading Room, Out of the Suitcase, Layton Gallery, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI (group show)
2012 Near Here Los Angeles, Habeas Lounge, Los Angeles, CA
Poor Farm @ The Poor Farm, The Great Poor Farm Experiment, Manawa, WI
MMXII @ MKE–LAX, Layton Gallery, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI (group show)
House Beautiful, Los Angeles, CA (group show)
Friends of Blue Dress Park @ RW24, Blue Dress Park, Milwaukee WI
2011 Flowers of Situation, INOVA, Nohl Fellowship Exhibition, Milwaukee, WI
Cover the City with Lines, Multiple Venues, Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, Cleveland, OH
Condiments Provided, Friends of Blue Dress Park in conjunction with HMI, Milwaukee WI
2010 Paul Druecke’s Cleveland, Spaces World Artist Program, Cleveland, OH
Concours De Monuments II, ENSA Paris-Malaquais / Espace Callot, Paris, France (group show)
Detroit: Phoenix, Steppenwolf Theater’s Explore Detroit, Chicago, IL
A Public Space: Pioneer Courthouse Square, Open Engagement, Portland, OR
The Perfect Recipe, Republic Square, Art Alliance, Austin, TX
Table of Contents & Come., Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, WI
2009 The Cool White Cube, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Brightest Stars Shine But Briefly, Dark Fair, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Wallgasm, Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (group show)
A Public Space: Hopkins Plaza, Charles Street Bridge, Baltimore, MD
Guide, Park East Corridor Project, In:Site, Milwaukee, WI
2008 The Last Days of John Budgen Jr., Many Mini Residency@the Berlin House, Berlin, Germany
The Brightest Stars Shine But Briefly, Transmodern Festival, Baltimore, MD
The Lone Blogger, On Procession, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
2007 A Public Space, Mapping the Self, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (group show)
A Social Event Archive, 10 Year Anniversary, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX
A Public Space (Installments One and Two), Directors Lounge, Berlin, Germany
2006 If One Obeys Instinct, Flea-Market Biennale, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
A Public Space: Daley Plaza, Daley Center, Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL
A Social Event Archive, On Platforming, Locust Projects, Miami, FL (group show)
If One Obeys Instinct, Green Gallery, Milwaukee International (group show)
2005 The Community Courtyard, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, TX
Bright Sun Partial Shade, Market Square Park, Houston, TX
2004 Between Sleep and Awake, Amalgama, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX (group show)
Between Sleep and Awake, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
A Public Space: Main Street Square, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
The Suburban Political Poster Project, Lothringer Dreizen, Munich, Germany (group show)
2002 Theater, The Suburban, Chicago, IL
A Social Event Archive, Delta Axis, Memphis, TN
2001 The Library Project, Temporary Services, Chicago, IL (group show)
2000 Blue Dress Park, Milwaukee, WI
A Social Event Archive, Tracey—Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England

Selected Professional Activities / Awards
2017 Commission for Sculpture Milwaukee
Commission for Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee, WI
2016 Commission for John Wellborn Root Residence, Chicago, IL
Resident, Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, Berlin, Germany (Invited)
Guest Curator, Woodland Pattern, Milwaukee, WI
Guest Curator, Greymatter Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2015 Board Member, Friends of Blue Dress Park (2012-2015)
2014 Project Grant, Mary L. Nohl: Suitcase Fund, Milwaukee, WI
Erfroymoson Fellowship, Indianapolis, Indiana, (Finalist)
2013 Resident, MKE<>LAX, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Resident, MKE<>LAX, Los Angeles, CA
Project Grant, Mary L. Nohl: Suitcase Fund, Milwaukee, WI
2011 Creative Liaison, Friends of Blue Dress Park
2010 Resident, Spaces World Artist Program, Cleveland, OH
Fellowship, Mary L. Nohl: Individual Artist Fellowship, Milwaukee, WI
Commission, Art Alliance Austin, Republic Square (Curated by Cook & Ruud), Austin, TX
2009 Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award, (Nominated)
Project Grant, Mary L. Nohl: Suitcase Fund, Milwaukee, WI
Project Grant, In:Site, Milwaukee, WI
2008 Resident, Many Mini Residency@ the Berlin Office, Berlin, Germany
Project Grant, Community Development Grant, Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts
2007 Project Grant, Mary L. Nohl: Suitcase Fund, Milwaukee, WI
2006 Project Consultant to City of Milwaukee, Menomonee Valley Public Art Project
Panel Organizer, Outside the System, Americans for the Arts Conference, Milwaukee, WI
2005 The Baum: An Emerging American Photographer Award, San Francisco, CA (Nominated)
Panelist, Cultural Arts Council of Houston and Harris County, TX
Advisor, In:Site, Milwaukee, WI
2004 Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop, Houston, TX
2002 Director, Curator, Art Street Window (1997 - 2002)

Teaching / Lectures / Talks / Readings
2017 Artist Talk: Jennifer Delos Reyes and Paul Druecke, Milwaukee Art Museum
2016
Visiting Critic, Art Institue of Chicago, Graduate Program, Chicago, IL
Panelist, Recent Publications from INCA Press, The Suburban and Woodland Pattern
Panelist, Whiteboard Poems, Nicholas Frank Public Library (with Lisa Sutcliffe, Dr. Joe
Austin, and Nicholas Frank
Milwaukeeists Reading, Trinosophes, Detroit, MI (with Margaret Noodin and Chuck Stebleton)
Milwaukeeists Reading, Sector 2337, Chicago IL (with Margaret Noodin and Chuck Stebleton)
2015 Instructor, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (since 2011)
2014 Artist Talk: Michelle Grabner, David Robbins, Paul Druecke, Milwaukee Art Museum
2013 Visiting Artist, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
2012 Visting Artist, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Artist Lecture, Artists Now!, Peck School of the Arts, UWM, Milwaukee, WI
2009 Artist Talk w/Sara Daleiden, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2008 Conversation w/John Riepenhoff, Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2007 Visiting Artist Lecture, New School of Architecture, San Diego, CA
2005 Artist Talk, Amalgma, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
2004 Artist Talk, Slide Jam, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
2002 Visiting Artist Lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Visiting Artist Lecture, Moss Lecturer, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
Adjunct Faculty, Public Art Public Space, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
1998 Artist Talk, Outinto, Hermetic Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Selected Writing / Publications
2016 “Set in Stone: Paul Druecke and Amanda Douberly in Dialogue,” Blackwell Companion to Public Art, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
“The Emporer’s Exquisite Corpse” Temporary Art Review, co-authored with Scott Cowen
“The Literary Bottom Line,” Realpants.com
2015 “Cargo Space”, Poor Farm Press
“Garden Path” Catalog, Lynden Sculpture Garden
2014 “Art Dividends,” Temporary Art Review, temporaryartreview.com
“Which hierarchies are good?”, Open Engagement 100 questions, openengagement.info
“Life and Death on the Bluffs” Green Gallery Press
“Paul Druecke Speaks with Donna Stonecipher,” Whitney Biennial Catalog, Whitney Museum
“Study in Midwestern Appropriation,” Catalog, Hyde Park Art Center
2012 “631 East Center Street and Milwaukee Culture,” Milwaukee Artist Resource Network
2011 “Lines on Abbey Bridge,” CUDC’s Infill Series, Kent State University
2010 “The Last Days of John Budgen Jr.,” Green Gallery Press
“Words” Can I Come Over To Your House, Catalog, The Suburban
2009 “The Future of Giants Past,” SnapMilwaukee.com
“The Last Days of John Budgen Jr.,” Chapter One, Publishinggenius.com
2007 “It’s My Public Space,” InterReview, Issue 07
“Social Event Archive Vol. 4,” limited edition Publication, Art Street Window
2005 “Between Sleep and Awake” limited edition Publication, Art Street Window
2004 “Travelogue,” limited edition Publication, Art Street Window
2002 “Dear October,” New Art Examiner, March-April
2000 “A Social Event Archive Vol. 3,” limited edition Publication, Art Street Window
1998 “A Social Event Archive Vol. 2,” limited edition Publication, Art Street Window
1997 “A Social Event Archive Vol. 1,” limited edition Publication, Art Street Window

Collections
Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI
Danielle Rosen and Chand Gupta, Chicago, IL
Poor Farm, Manawa, WI
Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee WI
Christopher Griffin, Portland, OR
Special Collections at UWM Libraries, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Selected Bibliography
2017 Ventura, Anya, "Paul Druecke, Milwaukee Art Museum," Critics' Pick, Artforum.com
A Social Event Archive@Milwaukee Art Museum, Exhibition Catalog with essays by Lisa Sutcliffe, David Robbins, Michelle Grabner, and Lori Waxman
2016 Frank, Nicholas, “Permanent Marker,” Catalog essay, NFPL
Interview with Nate Page, Open View, A Portrait in Landscape Mode
2015 White, Roger, “The Contemporaries,” Bloomsbury US
Stonecipher, Donna, “Garden Path,” Catalog Essay, Lynden Sculpture Garden
Baggesen, Lise Hall, "Suburban Milwaukee Saturday NIght Fever," badatsports.com
2014 Gopnik, Blake, “The Daily Pic, Whitney Biennial Edition,” blakegopnik.com
Goldstein, Andrew, “Ten Things the Whitney Biennial List Tell Us” artspace.com
Indrisek, Scott, “Marlborough Chelsea outs the Boogie in Broadway” blouinartinfo.com
Zarum, Lara, “See These Ten Wonderfully Strange Public Artworks Before They’re Gone,”
villagevoice.com, March 26
Loppicolo, Emory, “Boogie Down Broadway’s Public Art,” whitewallmag.com
2013 Ise, Claudine, “Midwestern Appropriation Review...” Chicago Tribune, November 7
2012 Morris, Polly, “Erasures,” Catalog Essay, Poor Farm
Baumann, Robert J., “This Whole Everything,” Catalog Essay, Poor Farm
2011 Ostrow, Saul, “By Inscription, Subscription, and Prescription,” Catalog essay, Spaces World
Artist Program
Tsatsos, Irene “Paul Druecke,” Catalog essay, Nohl Fellowship Exhibition
2010 “Can I Come Over To Your House,” Catalog, The Suburban
Geigel Mikulay, Jennifer , “Sculpture and the Studio of the Street,” StudioChicago.blogspot.com
Faires, Robert, “Perfect Awards,” Austin Chronicle, June 11
2009 Evitts Dickenson, Elizabeth, “Letter from Baltimore: A Public Space,” Metropolismag.com
Barber, Stephanie, “A Public Space” Catalog essay, A Public Space: Hopkins Plaza
“On Procession,” Catalog, Indianapolis Museum of Art
2008 Schumacher, Mary Louise, “Cool Cubes” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept 25
Fowler, Sara, “Public Mediated Affection.” Catalog essay, Green Gallery Press
2007 Lark, Laura, “Revelations of Revelry and Historicizing the Everyday,” Social Event Archive Vol. 4,
Keppler, Nick, “Yours, Mine, and Ours,” Houston Press, March 8th
2006 Wang, Dan S., “Notes On A Public Space: Daley Plaza, Catalog essay, A Public Space
2005 White, Michelle, “Perspectives 144: Amalgama,” Artlies, Issue 45
Hoffberg, Judith A., “Travelogue,” Umbrella, Volume 28, May
Douberly, Amanda, “Paul Druecke—A Snapshot,” Glasstire.com
Klaasmeyer, Kelly, “The Little Weed that Could,” Houston Press, September 1st
“Interview with Alison Young,” KUHF—The Front Row, June 5th
2004 Kelty, Christopher “A Public Space: Main Street Square,” catalog essay, A Public Space
“Amalgama,” Catalog, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
“The Suburban, The Early Years 1999 - 2003,” Catalog, The Suburban
Schneeberger, Ruth, “Spacemakers,” Muencher Kultur, August 21st
2003 Snodgrass, Susan, “Report from Milwaukee,” Art in America, May
2002 Velez, Pedro, “Summer Thrills,” artnet.com
Waxman, Lori, “Participatory Populism,” New Art Examiner, March/April
2001 Robbins, David, “Party Platform,” Camera Austria, September
Frank, Nicholas, “Blue Men, Blue Shirt, Blue Dress,” Milwaukee Orbit, June
2000 “Interview with David Robbins,” New Art Examiner, April
Robbins, David, “Top Ten List,” Artforum, March
Rosenburg, Anat, “Social Event Archive,” Art On Paper, June
Interview with Bob Bach, WUWM—At Ten, March
1999 Grabner, Michelle, “A Social Event Archive,” New Art Examiner, May
“Interview with Bill Taylor,” Positively Milwaukee WTMJ Channel 4
1998 Frank, Nicholas, “The Marketplace of Ideas,” Hermetic Broadsheet, Spring



PAUL DRUECKE                          www.pauldruecke.com                   pjdruecke a_t gmail do_t com