1986 B.F.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2014 Visual and Verbal: Drawings and Paintings by Michael Klauke, Louisburg College, Louisburg, NC
2013 The Writings on the Wall: Language as Art, Weems Gallery, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
2009 The Art of Language, National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, NC
2007 Solo Exhibition, Community Council for the Arts, Kinston, NC
2006 Solo Exhibition, Rock School Art Gallery, Valdese, NC
1998 From A to B: Recent Drawings, Rock School Art Gallery, Valdese, NC
1996 Solo Exhibition, Barnes & Noble, Cary, NC
1995 ARTCurrents 19: Michael Klauke, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
1993 Solo Exhibition, Theater Art Galleries, High Point, NC
1991 Solo Exhibition, Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, FL
1990 Solo Exhibition, St. John’s University, Queens, NY
1990 RE:MOVE, Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC. A collaborative installation with Amy Lixl-Purcell
1989 Solo Exhibition, Newberry College, Newberry, SC
1988 Solo Exhibition, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
1987 Solo Exhibition, Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC
2015 Self-Portraits by NC Artists, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
2012 High Five: Fifth Anniversary Exhibition, Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, Concord, NC
2011 Word Processing, Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, Concord, NC.
2010 North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
2010 Text as Image, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2008 Art on Paper 2008, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
2001 Homegrown, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
2001 9.11.01: Thirteen Artists, Autonomy II, Raleigh, NC
1996 Group Show, West End Fine Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
1992 NC Arts Council Artists Fellowships: 1991-1992, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
1990 Taking a Stand: Art and Social Vision, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
1989 Art-and-Language, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
1989 Censorship, John Snow Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
1988 New Pop, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
1986 WORD, Joy Moos Gallery, Miami, FL
1996 White Columns at Green Hill, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
1993 FAÇADE, Installation, 40th Arts Festival of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
1990 45th North Carolina Artists Exhibition, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
1990 1990 Mint Museum of Art Biennial, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
1987 50th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL
1984 Fifth Annual Juried Exhibition, Goldsboro Arts Council, Goldsboro, NC
1982 28th Annual Juried Art Show, Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC
1982 Twenty-Fourth Annual M. Allen Hortt Memorial Exhibition, Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1982 4th Annual Exhibition, Lighthouse Gallery, Tequesta, FL
1982 31st Annual Exhibit, Boca Raton Center for the Arts, Boca Raton, FL
1981 3rd Annual Exhibition, Lighthouse Gallery, Tequesta, FL
1981 30th Annual Exhibit, Boca Raton Center for the Arts, Boca Raton, FL
1980 Hortt Salon des Refuses, Broward Art Guild, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1980 Landmark Exhibition, Broward Art Guild, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1978 Group Show, J. Radcliffe Ewing Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
2007 Voyeur, shown at “Filmideo,” Red Saw Gallery, Newark, NJ
2008–09 Individual Artists Fellowship Grant, North Carolina Arts Council
1991–92 Individual Artists Fellowship Grant, North Carolina Arts Council
1987 New Works Grant, North Carolina Arts Council
1985 Kachergis Scholarship, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Gregg Museum of Art & Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, Miami Beach, FL
Numerous private collections in the United States and Europe
2017 Michael Klauke, "This Ervin," in Western Humanities Review no. 70.2, pp. 190–194.
2015 Ruth and Marvin Sackner, The Art of Typewriting (London: Thames & Hudson, 2015), p. 104, illus.
2012 Stephen Burt, “Must poets write?” London Review of Books 34, no. 9 (May 2012), p. 34.
2011 Craig Dworkin and Kenneth Goldsmith, eds., Against Expression: An Anthology of Conceptual Writing (Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2011), pp. 321–326.
2011 Robin L. Gardner, “Words used as art at new exhibit,” Independent Tribune, February 2, 2011.
2011 Lukas Johnson, “Designing with Words,” Charlotte Observer/Cabarrus News, January 19, 2011, illus.
2010 Tom Patterson, “NC’s Best -- N.C. Arts Council’s exhibit shows work by fellowship recipients,” Winston-Salem Journal, July 11, 2010, p. D3, illus.
2010 North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship Exhibition (exhibition catalogue) (Greensboro, NC: Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, 2009), pp. 6, 24–25, 45, illus.
2009 Takaaki Iwabu, “Klauke’s art is words,” Raleigh News & Observer (February 8, 2009), pp. D1, D9, illus.
2008 Max Halperen, “Art on Paper 2008,” Art Papers Vol. 33, no. 1 (January/February 2009), pp. 58–59.
2008 Art on Paper 2008 (exhibition catalogue) (Greensboro, NC: Weatherspoon Art Museum, 2008), unpaginated.
2007 “More Than Words,” Kinston Free Press (March 22, 2007), p. A6, illus.
2005 Craig Dworkin, “Grammar Degree Zero,” introduction to Re-Writing Freud by Simon Morris
(York, England: Information as Material, 2005), pp. 3–4.
2004 Sean Dye, The Mixed-Media Sourcebook (New York: Watson-Guptill, 2004), p. 39, illus.
2004 New American Paintings 52, Vol. 9, no. 3 (July 2004), pp. 114–117, illus.
2001 Blue Greenberg, “Artists respond to Sept. 11 attacks,” Durham Herald-Sun (Nov. 16, 2001).
2001 Tom Patterson, “Homegrown Style,” Winston-Salem Journal (June 17, 2001), p. E3.
2001 Homegrown (exhibition brochure) (Winston-Salem, NC: Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, 2001), illus.
2001 New American Paintings 34, Vol. 6 no. 3 (July 2001), pp. 110–113, illus.
1996 Tom Patterson, “Curator gives Green Hill exhibit depth and variety,” Winston-Salem Journal (February 18, 1996), p. E5.
1995 Tom Patterson, “Michael Klauke Takes Words and Puts Them to Work,” Charlotte Observer (August 27, 1995).
1995 Mark Richard Leach, ARTCurrents 19: Michael Klauke (exhibition brochure) (Charlotte: Mint Museum of Art, 1995), illus.
1993 Tom Patterson, “Of a Piece: Exhibition Follows Klauke’s Exploration of Language,” Winston-Salem Journal (June 13, 1993).
1993 40th Arts Festival of Atlanta (exhibition catalogue), pp. 39, 42, 66, illus. 42.
1993 Margaret Shearin, “Visual Aspects of Language are Explored in Two Shows,” Triad Style, (May 19, 1993).
1992 Tom Patterson, “Diverse: Impressive works dominate exhibit of N.C. artists,” Winston-Salem Journal (July 12, 1992), p. C6, illus.
1992 NC Arts Council Artists Fellowships: 1991–1992 (exhibition catalogue) (Greensboro: Green Hill Center for NC Art, 1992), unpaginated, illus.
1990 Shaw Smith, “Confounding the Word,” New Art Examiner (December 1991).
1990 Ken Bloom, “Who Speaks? A Response to Censorship in the Arts,” Spirit Square Magazine 3, no. 4 (Summer 1990) (Charlotte, NC: Spirit Square Center for the Arts), pp. 23–24, illus.
1990 Huston Paschal, et al., 45th North Carolina Artists Exhibition (exhibition catalogue)
(Raleigh: North Carolina Museum of Art, 1990), illus.
1990 Belle Gironda, “Neither Chicken Nor Egg,” Creative Loafing (July 21, 1990), illus.
1990 Richard Maschal, “Mint Show’s One for the Book,” Charlotte Observer.
1990 Jeffrey Day, “Biennial fuss is much ado about nothing,” Columbia, SC: The State (July [?], 1990), pp. 1-F, 2-F.
1990 Abe D. Jones, Jr., “NC artists showcased at museum,” Greensboro News & Record (July 1, 1990).
1990 Susan Farrington, “Artist’s social consciousness apparent in N.C. exhibition at state art museum,” Sanford Herald (June 20, 1990).
1990 Richard Maschal, “Juror’s Verdict on Charlotte Art: It’s Too Pretty,” Charlotte Observer, pp. 1F, 3F.
1989 Mark Clark, “Putting it Into Words: Art-and-Language at Green Hill,” The Arts Journal (May 1989).
1988 Tom Patterson, “A Look at Four Current SECCA Shows,” The Arts Journal (September 1988), p. 20, illus.
1988 Tom Patterson, “Michael Klauke Looks with a Complex Eye at Some Large Questions,”
Winston-Salem Journal (August 8, 1988), p. H4, illus.
1987 Michael Klauke, ad infinitum [artist’s book] (Atlanta: Printed by Nexus Press for Spirit
Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC, 1987), 60 pp., illus.
1987 Jean McLaughlin, “Michael Klauke,” Art Papers Vol. 11, no. 6 (Nov/Dec 1987), pp. 48–49, illus.
1987 Betsy Bilger, “Art Becomes Reality is about information,” Creative Loafing (Charlotte, NC).
1986 Jay Murphy, “WORD,” Art Papers Vol. 10, no. 6 (Nov/Dec 1986), p. 51.
1982 Blue Greenberg, “Magic Found in Guild Show,” Durham Morning Herald
(December 10, 1982).