(1918 - 1994)
Wolfgang (Johann Wolfgang) Behl was active/lived in Connecticut, Illinois / Germany. Wolfgang Behl is known for sculptor-architectural, carver.
Biography Wolfgang Behl
A carver,designer, and teacher, Wolfgang Behl was born in Berlin, Germany where he studied at the Berlin Academy of Fine Arts. His teacher was otto Hitznerger, sculptor and carver.
In 1939, Behl came to the United States and taught briefly in Pennsylvania at the Perkomen School and in Rhode Island at the Rhode Island School of Design. There in 1943, he won the Josph N. Eisendrath prize for sculpture. He also became a friend of Louis Mayer, sculptor from Milwaukee.
In 1944, Behl took a job as Art Director at the Lake Forest Academy in Lake Forest, Illinois, and he also began a one-year teaching assignment at the Layton School of Art in Milwaukee.
The last years of his life until his death were in Hartford, Connecticut.Displaying 750 of 834 characters.