Andrea Blum is a New York based artist who designs work for Public Space in Europe and the United States that range in site and scale to include urban space, parks, exhibition design, libraries, domestic space, and furniture. She exhibits in museums, galleries and other exhibition venues worldwide, and has had numerous one-person exhibitions including La Conservera Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, SP; Stroom Center for Art & Architecture, NL; Henry Moore Institute, UK; and Le Crestet Centre D'art Contemporarin ,FR . Blum has built special projects for the 51st Venice Biennale, IT ; Maison Rouge, Paris, FR ; the MUDAM Luxembourg, and was the Set Designer for the Donizetti Opera, La Favorite, commissioned by Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Paris . She has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Graham Foundation Fellowship, SJ Weiler Fund Award, Art Matters, NYSCA and National Endowment for the Arts Grants, and in 2005 was named Chevalier, Order of Arts and Letters, by the French Minister of Culture. Blum is a Full Professor in Combined Media at Hunter College C.U.N.Y and frequently lectures on the relationship of Art and Architecture.