Andrea Blum

Born 
New York City  

Education 
Art Institute of Chicago, MFA
Boston Museum School of Fine Arts/Tufts University, BFA


 
 

Grants/Fellowships

2013      SJ Weiler Fund Award

2012      Scholar’s Incentive Award. Hunter College,CUNY

2007      Presidential Travel Award Hunter College CUNY

2005      Chevalier Order of Arts and Letters French Minister of Culture

2000      Residency Fondation Albert Gleizes  Sablons,  FR

1999      John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship

1999      PSC-CUNY Research Foundation Award Hunter College CUNY

1994      PSC-CUNY Research Foundation Award Hunter College CUNY

1994      Art Commission Award for Excellence in Design for the Reconstruction of 107th ST Pier NYC

1992      New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Architecture

1991      Design Award Certificate for 107 ST Pier Renovation American Institute of Architects

1991      PSC-CUNY Research Foundation Award Hunter College CUNY

1986      Art Matters Inc. Fellowship

1983      Graham Foundation Fellowship for Advanced Studies in Fine Art

1978      National Endowment for the Arts Artist Fellowship

1976      National Endowment for the Arts Artist Fellowship

 

Public Commissions

2011      Design for Trygve Lie Plaza, NYC% for Art (not realized)

2010      Design for Knickerbocker Station, NYC % for Art (not realized)

2009      Design for City of Hoorgeven, NL (not realized)

2008      Gardens+Fountains Summer Café MUDAM - Fondation Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean Luxembourg

2007      Arcadia Place D’Italie Paris FR (commissioner: City of Paris) (not realized) 

2006      Plateau University of Pennsylvania & Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia PA

2004      New City Square London UK (Modus Operandi)(not realized)

              BikeHouse Stroom Center for Art & Architecture Den Haag NL

              Drink/Sleep Le Jardin des Deux Rives City of Strasbourg FR

              GreenHouse Centre des Livres D’Artistes Saint-Yrieux La Perche FR

2003      Living Spaces Institut des Jeunes Sourds et Aveugles de Marseille (IRSAM) Marseille FR

                          (Fondation de France /Bureau des Competences et Desirs) (publication)                 

             Police Station Bobigny Paris FR (not realized)

             Nomadic House ART3, Valence FR (publication) ( collection: Fondation Nationale D’Art Contemporaine Paris, FR

2002      Information Loop BBC News Headquarters London UK (Modus Operandi) (not realized)

              Rotary Garden SMAT-Metro Toulouse FR (not realized) 

2001      Bureau Art3 Valence FR

              En Route University of Paris 8 St.Denis FR

              Suspended Animation SMAT-Metro Toulouse FR (not realized) 

1999     Mobile Display Unit French Institute of Architects Paris FR (Caisse Des Depots) 

              Common  Meerveld Almere NL (not realized)

1998      Adolescent Playground College Daubigny D'Auvers-sur-Oise FR

              Pavilion  University of Toulon FR (not realized)

1997      Floating Island 2000 Millenium Project Bristol UK (Public Art Development Trust) (not realized) 

              Agora University of Rennes FR (not realized)

1996      Information Plaza Universiteit Twente Enschede NL

1995      Camouflage Metrobus de l'Agglomeration Rouennaise (SIVOM) Rouen FR (publication)

1994      Courtyard Arrangements Inland Revenue Nottingham UK (Public Art Development Trust) (not realized) 

1992      Corporate Displacement General Mills Corporation Minneapolis MN.

              Surveillance Stations The Campagne Stroom Center for Art & Architecture Den Haag NL 

              Split Pavilion City of Carlsbad CA (destroyed) 

              Livonia Art in Public Places Commission Livonia MI

1991      107th Street Pier New York City Percent for Art and Public Development Corporation NY

                           (cooperation: Cavaglieri & Sultan Architects) 

1990      Sunken Network System with Mirrored Arbor Fillmore Center San Francisco CA 

1989      Rotational Shift University of Wisconsin State Arts Commission Madison WI

              Street Link Dayton City Beautiful Dayton OH

1988      Landfill/ Bus Station The New Urban Landscape (exhibition) Battery Park City NYC (collaboration: Dennis Adams)

              Linear Park Center City Development Corporation San Diego CA

(collaboration: Dennis Adams Martha Schwartz Peter Walker) (not realized)

              Newsstand Public Art Fund NY (collaboration: Ken Kaplan & Ted Krueger) (not realized)

1986      Rainier  Washington State Arts Commission Buckley WA

1985      Benches and Walkways East Carolina University Greenville NC.   

              Stairwell North Shore Community College Percent for Art Lynn MA

1983      3 Pavilions National Endowment for the Arts Commission City of Boulder CO (not realized)    

 

Private Commissions/Special Projects

2017      Green Rubber Lounge, Nouveau Musee  National de Monaco, FR

2015      Exhibition Design: Galerie Insitu/FabienneLe Clerc.FIAC,FR.

2014      MAK Center for Art and Architecture, WEB Project ,Schindler House,Los Angeles,CA.

2013      Scenographic Designer, La Favorite, Gaetano Donizetti  Opera in 4 Acts, Theatre Des Champs Elysees, Paris FR

2009      Flip Lounge Cumulus Studio New York

2008      Bureau/6ieme Galerie Insitu/Fabienne Leclerc Paris FR

2005      Project Office Galerie Insitu/Fabienne LeClerc Paris FR

2004      Slide Lounge Galerie Insitu Fabienne LeClerc Paris FR

2003      ZigZag Desk Galerie Insitu Fabienne LeClerc Paris FR 

             Loveseat & Aquarium (collection: Frac Ile de France Paris FR) 

             Nomadic House ART3, Valence FR (prototype collection: Fondation Nationale D’Art Contemporaine Paris FR) (publication)

 1997     Biblioteque Mobile, l'Observatoire  Marseille /Fabrique Sensible, Arles ( publ.“Home”, Artist Book) Ongoing.

Exhibition Locations

1997      Perceptions Nomades/Espaces Urbains Ateliers d’Artistes de la Ville de Marseille FR

1998      CIPM Centre International de Poésie de Marseille,FR

1999      Art3/ la Drôme à Valence, Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, 

              Mediateque de Valence Art 3 Valence FR 

2003      Ma petite Entreprise  l’Abbaye Saint-André, Centre d'art Contemporain de Meymac FR

2006      MONUMENT MINIMUM, l’Exposition Petits Habitats Nomades au Château”,

              Conseil Général des Bouches-du-Rhône…FR

2007      Marseille Artistes Associés, l’Exposition Musee D’Art Contemporain, Marseille,FR

2008      (CCL) Centre de Conservation du Livre, Arles,FR

              Biblioteque Municipales de Lyon,Lyon FR

              Angle Art Contemporain St.Paul les Trois Chateaux Vasseviere FR

2010      la Maison des Editeurs, Arles,FR

2013      Publications d'Artistes et la bibliothèque mobile de Andrea Blum, Baux-de-Provence FR 2013

 

Solo Exhibitions / Installations

2013      Still-Life, Insitu/Fabienne LeClerc,Paris

2012      Social Studies , La Conservera Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Murcia , Spain

2011      Paradise…….Lost , Sikkema - Jenkins Gallery,NY

2010      Andrea Blum / Jerzy Grotowski, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville,SP

2008      Home on the Street/Landscape in the Palace  stART/Catarina Tognon Venice IT

              Birdhouse Café La Maison Rouge-Fondation Antoine de Galbert Paris FR

              Babel  Galerie Insitu/Fabienne Leclerc Paris FR

2005      Hotel/Apartment/House/Nomadic House Galerie LumenTravo Amsterdam NL

2003      Metropolitan Biography Le Crestet Centre D'art Contemporarin FR (publication)

              Nomadic House & Designs for Living Galerie InSitu Fabienne LeClerc Paris FR

2001      Utopie Art3 Valence FR

1999      Mobile Institute#2 archive/theater/library Henry Moore Institute Leeds UK                  

              Video Viewing Station Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo Seville SP 

              Mobile Institute #1 office/exhibitionspace/theater/library Galerie LumenTravo Amsterdam NL

1998      Centre D'art Contemporain Auvers Sur Oise FR

1997      Polder  De Paviljoens Almere NL

1996      Mobile Home Galerie des Archives Paris FR

              Universiteit Twente Enschede NL

1995      American Center Paris FR 

              Public Affairs Stroom Center for Art & Architecture Den Haag NL (publication)

              Domestic Arrangement #3 Galerie LumenTravo Amsterdam NL

1994      Domestic Arrangement #1 Storefront for Art & Architecture NY

1994      Domestic Arrangement #2 Galerie Des Archives Paris FR

1991      Bain-Douche collaboration: Shirley Irons / Jeanne Silverthorne Simon Watson Gallery NY

              Surveillance Chamber New York Diary) Institute for Contemporary Art PS1 Long Island City NY

1985      Vanguard Gallery Philadelphia PA

              Sibell Wolle Gallery University of Colorado Boulder CO (publication)

1984      Protetch McNeil Gallery NY

1982      Marianne Deson Gallery Chicago, IL.

              Tibor De Nagy Gallery NY

1981      Primary Pits DeCordova Museum Lincoln MA

1980      Marianne Deson Gallery Chicago IL

              Courtyard Hudson River Museum Yonkers NY.

              Corridor Vassar College Art Gallery Poughkeepsie NY

1979      Room 218 Institute for Art and Urban Resources PS1 Long Island City NY

1978      Marianne Deson Gallery Chicago IL

 

Group Exhibitions 

2017      Other Hours, 601Artspace, NYC

2016      Foundation Barbin Presents: Redeux (Sort of) Kai Matsumiya Gallery

2015      Pam Lins and "sorry, i've been trying to teach a peacock how to act:" Rachel Uffner Gallery, NYC

              Andrea Blum / Martha Rosler,Valie Export .screenings Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville,SP

             The Sculptor's Eye: Prints,Drawings, and Photographs from the Collection. Decordova Museum,Lincoln,Mass.

2012      Explorers, The Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP), in collaboration with the Musée de l’Abbaye 

              Sainte-Croix in Les Sables d’Olonne,FR

2010      Brave New World, MUDAM Fondation Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean Luxembourg

              Explorateurs, Centre des Arts d'Enghien-les-Bains,FR

2009     Le Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou,Paris FR (Bernard Blistene)

             No Bees, No Blueberries Harris Lieberman Gallery,NY (Sarina Basta)

             Tristes Utopies Insitu Fabienne LeClerc Paris FR

             CUMULUS Studio New York NY

2007      Happiness of the Object, Sculpture Center Long Island City NY (Sarina Basta)

2006      Eldorado, MUDAM Fondation Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean Luxembourg (publication)

              Monument Minimum, Château d'Avignon Camargue FR

2005      Gardens + Fountains The Experience of Art , 51st Venice Biennale Italian Pavilion Commission  (Maria De Corral) 

2005      Nomadic House FIAC Grand Palais Paris FR 

              Beyond Narcissus Dorsky Gallery NY (Soko Phay)

2004      Le Paris des Maisons Objects Trouves Pavillion d’Arsenal Paris FR (publication) (Luc Babolet)

2003      Books-Machine Colette Paris FR (Jean-Max Collard)

              Ma Petite Entreprise Abbaye Saint Andre Centre d'art contemporain Meymac FR (publication)

              Le Diable Evidement Collection FRAC Bretagne Musee des Beaux Arts de Brest FR

              2002 Loveseat with Aquarium FIAC Paris FR

              LMX etape3 Ecole Superieure des Beaux Arts du Mans FR

2001      To the Trade Diverse Works Houston TX

              Ambiance Magasin Abbaye Saint Andre Centre d'art Contemporain Meymac FR

              Groupe Exhibition Galerie InSitu Fabienne Leclerc Paris FR

              LMX etape 2 FRAC / PACA  Marseille FR

2000      Design 2000 Espace Landowski Boulogne Billancourt FR

              Exurbia Theresa Luisotti Gallery Los Angeles CA (publication)(Shirley Irons)

              BikeCity City Hall Den Haag NL

              BabyBloom Galeria Luisa delle Piane Milan IT(publication)

1999      Espace modes d'emploi  FRAC Bretagne FR

              Design me a School Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig D (Reudi Bauer)

1997      The Private Eye in Public Art Nations Bank Plaza Charlotte NC

1996      Galerie LumenTravo Amsterdam NL

1995      Contemporaneously Castle of Baia Naples IT (Christophe Boutin)

1993     Transpositions Ferme du Buisson Centre d'Art Contemporain Noisiel FR (publication)(Chantal Cusin-Berche)

1992      A Marked Difference Maatschappij Arti et Amicitiae Amsterdam NL (Saul Ostrow/Peer Veneman)

              Surveillance Marquee 33’11 Galerie Des Archives Paris FR (Jerome Sans)

1990      Michael Klein Inc. NY

              Uncommon Ground: Architecture and Sculpture at 2AES San Francisco CA(Andrea Blum Dennis Adams Ken Kaplan/Ted Krueger)

              Post Consumerism Storefront for Art and Architecture NY

              Painting Between the Paradigms Part IV: A Category of As Yet Unnamed Penine Hart  NY (Saul Ostrow)

1988     Works on Paper Shea & Beker Gallery NY

              Contemporary Sculptors Maquettes & Drawings Hofstra University NY

              Art for the Public New Collaborations Dayton Art Institute Dayton OH

              Projects and Proposals New York City’s Percent Program Department of Cultural Affairs NY

1985      Vanguard Gallery Philadelphia PA.

              Large Drawings Renaissance Society University of Chicago IL (Blum LeVa Morris Nauman Serra)

1984      Alternative Spaces: A History in Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago IL. 

              Wellspring Project Baca Downtown Cultural Center Brooklyn NY

              Large Scale Drawing Wesleyan University CT (publication)

1983     Beyond the Monument MIT Hayden Corridor Gallery Cambridge MA (Gary Garrels)

             Commissioned Proposals for Louisiana World Exposition New Orleans Museum LA

1982      Momentary Halt Artpark Lewiston NY (publication)

              Pit Art on the Beach Creative Time Inc NY

1980     Beyond Object Aspen Center for the Visual Arts Aspen,CO (PhilipYenawine)

             Summer News Frank Kolbert Gallery NY (Barry Rosen)

             Architectural Sculpture Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles CA (publication)

1979     13 Trees/13 Walls Wards Island NY

              Art from Chicago Koffler Foundation National Museum of American Art DC 

              Chicago Karlsruhe Karlsruhe D

              Three Sculptors Northern Iowa University Museum of Art Cedar Falls IO

1978      Art in Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, Video (publication)

              Chicago/Texas:Texas/Chicago Delahanty Gallery Dallas TX

              American Drawing: New Direction University of South Florida & Miami Dade College Miami FL

              Works on Paper Art Institute of Chicago Chicago IL 

              Works on Paper Feigenson-Rosenstein Gallery Detroit MI    

1977      Drawing of the Seventies Art Institute of Chicago IL (Harold Joachim)

              All Over the Place Moming Chicago IL(performance by Meredith Monk)

              American Women Artists Galleria D’Arte Del Cavallino Venice IT

              Current Concerns University of Iowa Museum of Art Iowa City IO

1977      Blum/LeVa/Hansell Renaissance Society University of Chicago IL

               The Challenge of New Ideas: Contemporary Chicago Sculpture 

               Kalamazoo Institute of Art Kalamazoo MI (publication)(Pauline Saliga)

1976      Abstract Art in Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago IL (publication)(Ira Licht)

1975      25 Years to 2000 N.A.M.E. Gallery Chicago IL

 

Professorial Positions

1986-present   Hunter College City University of New York, Professor of Art/Associate Chair of Studio 

1985- 1989      Cooper Union School of Art NY

1983- 1985      SUNY College at Purchase NY

1984- 1985      Sarah Lawrence College Bronxville NY

1984                Princeton University NJ

1983                Princeton University NJ

1982                University of North Carolina Chapel Hill NC

1981                Art Institute of Chicago IL

1980- 1981      Rhode Island School of Design RI

1977                University of Illinois Chicago Circle Campus IL

 

Visiting Artist/Conferences

2018      Graduate Thesis Reviews, Yale University, New Haven,CT

2015      Re-use/Re-cycle -5 day Workshop , CONFLUENCE, 

              Institute for Innovation and Creative Strategies in Architecture, Lyon, France

              Exhibition Design 5-day Workshop , DNSEP/Masters in Exhibition Design Workshop 

              Ecole Nationale Superiere des Beaux Arts, Lyon,FR. 

              Lecture: CONFLUENCE 

              Institute for Innovation and Creative Strategies in Architecture, Lyon France.

2014      Bard College Summer Program in Sculpture.

2013      Core Critic, Yale University, New Haven CT

2011      Graduate Reviews ,Yale University, New Haven CT

              In Conversation with artist Elena Del Rivera, The New Museum NY

              Festival of Ideas, The New Museum/Architectural League NYC/Workshop Leader

2010      Southern Methodist University, Dallas,TX

2009      Redevelopment Authority , Philadelphia , PA

2008      La Maison Rouge.Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris FR

2007      Coloque International  Geneva University of Art and Design & Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneva Switzerland (publication)

2006       International Laboratory on Social Sculpture  Bassano del Grappa IT

               Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia PA

               Pennsylvania Academy of Art Philadelphia PA

2005      Ecole D’ Architecture Superior Paris FR

              Anti-Spectacle conversation avec critique d’art Jacinto Legeiro  Entretiens sur l’art Espace Paul Ricard Paris FR  

2003      Columbia University School of Architecture Jury 5th year (studio Odile Decq)

2001      Columbia University School of Architecture Jury 5th year (studio Odile Decq)

               Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts Lyon FR

2001       Utopie Symposium ART3 Musee de Valence FR

1999       Columbia University School of Urban Planning (studio: Andrea Kahn)

1997       FRAC pays de la Loire Nantes FR

1996       Ecole des Beaux Arts Paris FR

              Consultant Hudson River Park Conservancy NY                                

              Scenographie Urbaine Coté Jardin(s) Seminaire École des Beaux Arts Nancy Fr

1994     Storefront for Art & Architecture NY.

1993     L'Usine Fromage-GNAC Ecole D'Architecture de Normandie FR

             Symposium De Campagne Stroom Center for Art & Architecture Den Haag NL

             Trinity College CT

1992     Public Art for Public Works: Municipal Art Society NY

1990     Graduate School of Architecture Columbia University (studio Ken Kaplan)

              Parsons School of Art NYC

              Queens College CUNY

              International Sculpture Conference Washington D.C. 

1989     Graduate School of Architecture Columbia University (studio Ken Kaplan)

1988      Graduate School of Architecture Columbia University (studio Ken Kaplan)

1987      University of Wisconsin Madison WI

              Harvard University Graduate School of Design Landscape Architecture Juror

1986      Tyler School of Art Temple University PA

1984     Art Institute of Chicago IL

1983     Syracuse University NY

1981     SUNY College at Purchase NY

              University of Illinois Chicago Circle Campus IL

              Hobart and William Smith Colleges NY

1979     University of Chicago IL

1978     University of Hartford School of Art CT

1977     Kalamazoo Institute of Art Gallery MI

1976     Notre Dame University IN

 

Advisory Board

CONFLUENCE, Institute for Innovation and Creative Strategies in Architecture, Lyon France.