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Artist Bio

San Mateo, California
Lives and works in Upper Manhattan

 EDUCATION

 University of California at Santa Cruz, Bachelor of Fine Art

 New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021

Play + Inspire Gallery, Los Angeles

Counterbalance II, Susan Eley Fine Art, NY

Darkest Before Dawn: Art in a Time of Uncertainty, Ethan Cohen Gallery KuBe, Beacon

2020

New York Studio School and Friends

Respite + Renewal, Susan Eley Fine Art, NY

Flat File Program, Collar Works, Troy,

2019

Off the Grid, Susan Eley Fine Art, NY 

New Land, Contemporary Arts Center, NJ. (Curated by Bascha Mon)

New Paintings: Caroline Blum and Melinda Hackett, John Molloy Gallery, NY

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

2018

The Possibilities of Line, McKenzie Fine Art, NY

Group Exhibition,  Andrew Edlin Gallery, NY

6 x 6,  Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester

Mighty Mini's, Melanie Carr Gallery, CT

2017

True Believers,  David & Schweitzer, September 22-October 15 2017

Priority Mail,  Ground Floor Gallery, NY, July 14-August 28 2017

Black Box, Boeker Contemporary, Germany, summer, 2017

Natura Mathematica, Central Booking, NY, April 6-May 28 2017

Driven to Abstraction, Susan Eley Fine Art,  NY, March 1-April 13 2017  

2016

To the Max, Pleat Gallery,  MO, September 1-30 2016

Three Ways, Resident Gallery,  MO,  September 1-30  2016

Elements, Lotus Garden, Curator, NY, September 17  2016

Art X, Good Medicine, Ossining Public Library, NY, June 3-June 29 2016

Going Big, Central Booking, NY, July 30-August 28 2015

You've Got Mail, Ground Floor Gallery, NY  July 22-August 16 2015

Group Exhibition, AIR Brooklyn, July 1-26 2015

The Face in Contemporary Art, On Site Brooklyn,  June 6-July 11 2015

Working Artists, Academic Gallery, NY, March 13-April 13 2015

Postcards From the Edge, Luhring Augustine, NY, January 30-February 1, 2015

Small Works, Garrison Center for the Arts, NY, December 13, 2014-January 4, 2015

Magical Events, Seligmann Center for the Arts, NY, November 14 2014-January 3, 2015

Group Exhibition, Edward Hopper House Tarrytown (Curated by Kenise Barnes) October 25 2014-January 4, 2015

2014

Seeds, Lotus Garden, NY, September 20-September 21, 2014

Cryptographics, EXPO, Chicago, September 18-September 24, 2014

Wish You Were Here, AIR, NY, 13 August 1- 14, 2014

Plaid All Over Counter-Culture, NM April 12- 26, 2014

I Have a Dream,  Alexis Grady Gallery, NY July 22-August 16, 2014

Group Exhibition, Urban Sanctuary, CA, April 12-May 8, 2010

Postcards from the Edge, James Cohan, NY

100 Artists, 100 Watercolors, Jeannie Freilich Contemporary, NY, September 21-October 28, 2006

Night of 1000 Drawings, Artist Space, NY

Louise Bourgeois Salon, with Robert Storr, NY, 2003

The Art is in the Mail,  Wexner Center, OH, 1999

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 Beleivers,  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

Off the Grid, Curator, SEFA, 2017 & 2019

New Bohemia Press, Co-founder (publishes small art catalogues)

ONLINE

Art in Embassies, Registry

Caroline Blum on Artsy.net

Caroline Blum on 1stdibs.com 

Guest host, What is Art?  WBAI Pacifica Radio

Instagram: @carolineblum_

Collections

Blossom Industries 

Kramer Blum Inc.

St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital

Target Corporation

Twentieth Century Fox Television: Modern Family 

Works held in private collections in Box Hill, Ottawa, Setagaya, Cleveland, Denver, Hudson, Los Gatos, Oakland, San Francisco, San Mateo, New York City


GALLERY AFFILIATION

Susan Eley Fine Art