Backyard Koi Pond

About

Caroline Blum is a contemporary artist who makes drawings and paintings. She lives and works in Upper Manhattan. She grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and her artwork reflects the vibrant lights and colors that were around her in the city and in the mountains near Yosemite.

She met Ruth Asawa in San Francisco when she was young, and Ruth had a huge influence on her as she became an artist. Asawa said besides making art, to contribute to the health of

your community through your art. Caroline received her BA in Fine Arts from UC Santa Cruz, where visiting professor Irving Petlin encouraged her to move to NYC. She studied painting at the New York Studio School where she was recently named an Alumni Spotlight Artist.

Caroline's works has been shown at Ethan Cohen Gallery, the John Molloy Gallery, McKenzie Fine Art. and Susan Eley Fine Art, where she has curated two exhibitions. She was interviewed by Anthony Beron and her drawings were published in the Beron Quarterly and by New Bohemia Press.