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 built special projects for the 51st Venice Biennale, IT ; Maison Rouge, Paris, FR ; the MUDAM Luxembourg; l’Observatoire, FR; and was the Set Designer for the Opera La Favorite by Donizetti commissioned by Theatre des Champs-Elysees, 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 in the Department of Art & Art History at Hunter College, CUNY and frequently lectures on the relationship of Art and Architecture.
Plateau 2 2018
Commissioner: University of Pennsylvania in cooperation with the Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia
photo: Jeremy Lawson