Z BEHL, b. 1985, is a New York based visual artist and filmmaker who works in sculpture, performance, and installation. She has received awards from NYFA, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation. She has exhibited at ArteBA, the HVCCA, and CAC New Orleans. Z has been artist-in-residence at Mana Contemporary, Pioneer Works, and MOCA Tucson. Her last solo show at Kai Matsumiya Gallery was covered by the Wall Street Journal, Artnet, and INTERVIEW Magazine. Z has acted in films by Ray Tintori (Jettison Your Loved Ones), Kentucker Audley (Open Five 2) and Cary Fukunaga’s LEVIS Commercial. She has Production Designed Music Videos for MGMT, Chairlift (Time to Pretend, Electric Feel, Evident Utensil) and worked in the Art Department on every Benh Zeitlin film. A graduate of Wesleyan University (2007), Z is part of the Aurochs Unit SFX team and a founding member of the filmmaking collective Court 13.