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Caroline Blum

​San Mateo, California
Lives and works in New York, NY

 EDUCATION

 University of California at Santa Cruz, Bachelor of Fine Art

 New York Studio School

AWARD

2023 Alumni Exhibition Mercedes Matter Award, New York Studio School

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 Wire Sculptures, Kirkland & Ellis Gallery, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024

Drawing Now 2024, CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

California Dreaming, Dorado 806 Projects, Santa Monica, CA

Postcards from the Edge, Visual Aids, Barry Campbell Gallery, NY

2023

Inimitable, Project Gallery V, New York, NY

Other Worldly, Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

2023 Alumni Exhibition, New York Studio School

The Drawing Stall Fair, Brooklyn, NY

2022

The Painting Center, NY

72nd A-ONE, The Silvermine Gallery, CT

The 2022 Flag Project, Rockefeller Center, NY

Group Exhibition, New York Studio School

2021

Play + Inspire Gallery, Los Angeles

Counterbalance, Susan Eley Fine Art, Hudson

Darkest Before Dawn, Ethan Cohen Gallery, Beacon

2020

New York Studio School and Friends

Respite + Renewal, SEFA, NY

2019

Off the Grid, SEFA, NY 

New Land, Contemporary Arts, NJ.

 Caroline Blum and Melinda Hackett, John Molloy Gallery, NY

Ondate/Waves, Officina 15, Italy & Centotto Gallery, NY

2018

The Possibilities of Line, McKenzie Fine Art, NY

Group Exhibition,  Andrew Edlin Gallery, NY

2017

True Believers,  David & Schweitzer,

Black Box, Boeker Contemporary, Germany

Natura Mathematica, Central Booking, NY

Driven to Abstraction, SEFA,  NY

2016

Elements, Lotus Garden, Curator,

Going Big, Central Booking, NY

The Face in Contemporary Art, On Site Brooklyn

Working Artists, Academic Gallery, NY

Postcards From the Edge, Luhring Augustine, NY, 2015

Magical Events, Seligmann Center for the Arts, NY

Group Exhibition, Edward Hopper House, NY

2014

Cryptographics, EXPO, Chicago,

I Have a Dream,  Alexis Grady Gallery, NY

Postcards from the Edge, James Cohan, NY

100 Artists, 100 Watercolors, Jeannie Freilich Contemporary, NY

Night of 1000 Drawings, Artist Space, NY

The Art is in the Mail,  Wexner Center, OH

War Bulletin Board, Postmasters Gallery, NY, April 27-May 8, 1999

Thirty-fifth Annual Juried Exhibition, Parish Art Museum, Curators,  Jack Tilton and Lisa Phillips

PRESS

The Possibilities of Line, Mathematical Art, McKenzie Fine Art, July 2018

Gleisner, Jacquelyn, Mighty Mini's,  Art New England March/April 2018

Saltz, Jerry, Et tu, Arte Brute?  New York Magazine December 2017

Eckhardt Kohler, William, True Believers,  Two Coats of Paint, September 22-24, 2017   

Editor's Pick,  Artnet,  July 17,  2017

Ghosh, Sarboni, Feminist Shows to See In Honor of  Women's History Month, Artnet, March 2017

Editor's Pick, Driven to Abstraction, Wall Street International Art Magazine, April, 2017

Mattera, Joanne, Going Big, Blog, 2015

Sorgatz, Mike, Caroline Blum, Blog, 2008

CURATORIAL/PROJECTS

Collaboration with Uwade, cover art for new single Jan. '24

The 2022 Flag Project at Rockefeller Center 

Off the Grid

Art in Embassies

Public Art for Public Schools

MAIL ART PROJECTS

Embrace the Beauty of Nature: Mail Art, Pelikat, Singapore

Signed, Sealed, Delivered, Waterfall Arts, Belfast, ME

Dia De Muertos, Museo De La Filatelia de Oaxaca, Mexico

COLLECTIONS

Blossom Industries, Cleveland 

Emily Reaman Family Collection, San Rafael

Kramer Blum Inc., San Francisco

Peter Surace Collection, New York

Robert Moon Collection, Box Hill

St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, New York

Target Corporation, Minneapolis

Twentieth Century Fox Television, Los Angeles

 

Caroline Blum (San Mateo, CA) received her BA in Fine Art from the University of California Santa Cruz. She studied painting at the New York Studio School in New York City where she recently received the Mercedes Matter Award. The artist has participated in numerous group exhibitions including those at McKenzie Fine Art, New York, Barry Campbell, New York, Silvermine Gallery, Connecticut, Dorato 806 Projects, California, The Ely Center for Contemporary Art, Connecticut, and Susan Eley Fine Art, New York, where she curated  exhibitions including Driven to Abstraction and Off the Grid. She designed the cover art for musician Uwade's latest EP and her painting Garden Gate was made into a flag for Earth Day at Rockefeller Center. Her works are in numerous private collections including the Peter Surace Collection, Rego Park, NY, Emily Reaman Family Collection, San Rafael, CA, Blossom Industries, Cleveland, OH, Georgenia Berkman Collection, Queensland, AUS and Robert Moon, London, GB.

 

She lives and works in New York, NY.

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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