Born 1971 in Montara, California  |  Lives and works in San Francisco, California

 

E D U C AT I O N 

M.F.A., University of California, Berkeley, California 2002 

B.A., California State University Chico, Chico, California 1993 

 

S E L E C T E D   S O L O   E X H I B I T I O N S 

2017

SHASTA COLLEGE ART GALLERY, Redding, Ca

2016

RUTH BACHOFNER GALLERY, Santa Monica, Ca 

2015 

PAUL MAHDER GALLERY, San Francisco, Ca

2014

RUTH BACHOFNER GALLERY, Santa Monica, Ca 

2013 

PAUL MAHDER GALLERY, San Francisco, Ca

2010 

DOLBY CHADWICK GALLERY, San Francisco, Ca 

2008

RUTH BACHOFNER GALLERY, Santa Monica, Ca 

2006

RUTH BACHOFNER GALLERY, Santa Monica, Ca 

2005 

ADDISON FINE ARTS, San Francisco, Ca*

ALLENE LAPIDES GALLERY, Santa Fe, Nm

GESCHEIDLE, Chicago, Il 

2004

DOLBY CHADWICK GALLERY, San Francisco, Ca 

2003

GESCHEIDLE, Chicago, Il 

2000

OLGA DOLLAR GALLERY, San Francisco, Ca

1999

OLGA DOLLAR GALLERY, San Francisco, Ca

1998

OLGA DOLLAR GALLERY, San Francisco, Ca 

 

S E L E C T E D   G R O U P   E X H I B I T I O N S 

2016

2016 Benefit Auction, SF Camera Work, San Francisco, Ca

Summer Group Show, EUQINOMprojects, San Francisco, Ca

Summer Open House, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, Ca

Fall Open House, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, Ca

Spring Open House, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, Ca

Headlands Center for the Arts Exhibition and Auction, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, Ca

Exhibition and Live Auction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Ca

2015

Fall Open House, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, Ca

Summer Open House, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, Ca

2014

Exhibition and Live Auction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Ca

2013

Small Works, Winter Group Exhibition, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca

Holiday Group Exhibition, Paul Mahder Gallery, San Francisco, Ca

2012

Big Names, Small Art, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Ca

Gallery Artists, Group Exhibition, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca

Small Works, Winter Group Exhibition, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca

2011

Framing Abstraction, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca* 

Abstract Visions: Selections by Peter Selz, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, Ca

Live Auction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Ca

Kala-fornia: State of the Art, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, Ca

Small Works, Winter Group Exhibition, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca  

2009

The Art of Play, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, Ca 

White, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca 

Here, Now, Edith Caldwell Gallery, Rockport, Me 

2008

Summer Group Exhibition, Addison Fine Arts, San Francisco, Ca 

2006

Summer Group Exhibition, Addison Fine Arts, San Francisco, Ca 

2004

20th Anniversary Group Exhibition, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca

Winter Group Exhibition, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca 

2003

Winter Group Exhibition, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca

The Heritage Fine Arts 9th Anniversary Exhibition, Heritage Bank, San Jose, Ca

5th Annual Print Show, Arts Benicia, Benicia, Ca 

2002

New Knowledge, M.F. A . Exhibition, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, Ca*

Cream, Arts Benicia, Benicia, Ca 

2000

Trust, Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, Ca 

1999

Northern California Contemporary Paintings, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, Ca

Art and Artists at the Millennium, Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, Ca 

1998

(Con)text, Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, Ca 

(* indicates catalogue or brochure was published)

 

S E L E C T E D   M U S E U M   A N D   C O R P O R AT E / P U B L I C   C O L L E C T I O N S 

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Ca

Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, Ca 

Niebaum-Coppola Winery, Napa, Ca 

Wellington Management Company, Chicago, Il 

Salt Communications, Chicago, Il 

Solage Resort and Spa, Auberge Resorts, Calistoga, Ca 

Wydown Hotel, St. Helena, Ca

 

S E L E C T E D   L E C T U R E S ,  A N D  D I S C U S S I O N S

Always and Everywhere, Shasta College, Redding, Ca 2017

Abstract Visions, Panel Discussion with Peter Selz, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, Ca 2011 

Artist Lecture Series, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca 2011 

Public Lecture, M.F.A. Exhibition, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, Ca 2002 

Cream, Panel Discussion with Kenneth Baker, Arts Benecia, Benicia, Ca 2002

 

 R E S I D E N C I E S

Affiliate Program, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, Ca, July 2015 - July 2017

 

S E L E C T E D   B I B L I O G R A P H Y 

Leah Ollman, “In Gary Edward Blum's paintings, everything is not what it seems,” Los Angeles Times, August 23, 2016

New American Paintings, January 2015, Juror: Aspara DiQuinzi, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and Phyllis Watts Matrix, UC Berkeley Art Museum

Simone Kussatz, “Audra Weaser and Gary Edward Blum,” Art Scene, September 2014

Kenneth Baker, “Bay Area Art Pick,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 4, 2011

DeWitt Cheng, “Abstract Visions,” East Bay Express, August 1, 2011

Jennifer Modenessi, “'Abstract Visions' Offers New Views,” Contra Costa Times, July 21, 2011

Mark Van Proyen, “Gary Edward Blum at Dolby Chadwick,” Art In America, November 2010 

Kenneth Baker, “Blum’s Companion Pieces,” San Francisco Chronicle, July 24, 2010 

“15th Anniversary Issue,” New American Paintings, 2010 

Studio Visit Magazine, Spring 2009 

Peter Frank, “ Wild Brushfire,” L. A . Weekly, May 28, 2008 

Mat Gleason, “Gary Edward Blum and Barbara Kerwin,” Art Scene, April 2008 

New American Paintings, January 2005 

JoAnne Severns Northrop, “Reflections on 2000,” Artweek, February 2000