Curriculum Vitae – Isidro Blasco

Isidro Blasco


Madrid, Spain 1962

Lives & works in New York City.


BFA, Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain.

ABD for a Ph.D, Architectural School of Madrid, Spain.





2013 FAAP, Sao Paulo, Brazil.


Artist in Residence at the National Art School, Sydney, Australia.


2011 Artist in Residence at the National Art School, Sydney, Australia.


Laneway Projects. Sydney, Australia.


2010 Jentel Foundation. Artist Residency. Banner, Wyoming.


Yaddo Artist Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY.


Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant, New York.


2009 Olympic Park, Sydney. Australia.


2004 Socrates Sculpture Park’s Emerging Artist Fellowship, New York, NY.


2002 In the Public Realm, Public Art Fund, New York, NY.


Rockefeller Foundation Studio Residency, Bellagio, Italy.


Yaddo Artist Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY.


2001 New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY.


Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, Johnson, VT.


Art Omi International Artists Residency, Omi, NY.


2000 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Visual Arts, New York, NY.


1999 Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA.


1998 The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Studio Grant, New York, NY.


Sculpture Space Grant, New York State Council on the Arts.


Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY.


1997 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant, New York.





2017 “Structures and Passages” Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia.


“Passages” John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York.


2016 “Underground Passages” Shirin Gallery, New York.


“Above and Under L-Train” Black and White Gallery, New York.


2015 John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY.


Carlos Carvalho, Lisbon, Portugal.


“Site-specific” Moneo-Brock Studio. Madrid, Spain.


2014 SIM Galeria, Curitiba, Brazil.


“Deconstructed Landscapes” Museu Metropolitano de Arte, MuMa. Curitiba, Brazil.


2013 “Sydney Interiors” Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia.


2012 Wave Hill, The Bronx, New York.


2011 Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York.


Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia.


Black and White Gallery, New York.


2010 Aqui Huidizo, Comunidad de Madrid, Alcala 31. Madrid, Spain.


Aqui Huidizo, Diputacion de Huesca, Spain.


Fucares Gallery, Madrid, Spain.


2009 Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia.


Monmouth University, New Jersey, USA.


2008 Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai, China.


Black and White Gallery, New York.


2007 Center for Art and Design, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY.


The Middles of the End, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY.


Hilger Contemporary, Vienna, Austria.


2006 The Middle of the End, ACA Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA.


Fúcares Gallery, Madrid, Spain.


2005 Beginning’s End, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY.


Left Behind, Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, Spain.


2004 Thinking About That Place, Espacio Uno, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia,


Madrid, Spain.


Thinking About That Place, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY.


2003 Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain.


2002 Fúcares Gallery, Madrid, Spain.


2001 Roger Smith Gallery, New York, NY.


2000 Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica.


1999 “Special Project” P.S. 1, Sept-Nov. 99, Long Island City, NY.


Stefan Stux Gallery, Project Room, New York, NY.


Queens Museum of Art, Bulova Center, Queens, NY.


1994 Diario Levante, Valencia, Spain.


1990 Mácula Gallery, Alicante, Spain.


1988 Estampa Gallery, Madrid, Spain.





2015 “Translated Cities” at Shirin Gallery New York January 2015. Curated by Natalia




“Picture/Thing” Wesleyan University, CT. USA. Curated by Sasha Rudensky and Jeffrey


Schiff. January 2015.


“OBJECT ‘HOOD” curated by Gelah Penn and Inna Babaeva at Lesley Heller Gallery


New York, July 2015


2014 ‘Human Landscape’ at Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia.


Foto Bienal – Pirelli Collection (Museum Oscar Niemeyer) Curitiba, Brazil.


“Picture/Thing” Zilkha Gallery at Wesleyan University, CT. USA.


2013 Foto Bienal MASP (Museo De Arte Sao Paulo) 2013, Sao Paulo, Brazil.


2012 Helsinki Photography Biennial 2012, Finland.


“The World According To” Black and White Gallery, New York.


“5” Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia.


2011 Nuartlink Gallery, Westport, CT.


2010 “Weaving in and out” At No Longer Empty, curated by Jodie di Napoli. Harlem, New York.


“What Surrounds Me” Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia.


“Jans and Retro” Anthology Film Archival, curated by Jana Leo. New York.


2009 “Building Rooms” Carlos Carvalho, Lisbon, Portugal.


“Nuevas Historias. A New View of Spanish Photography” Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Suecia.


“Out of Their Comfort Zone” Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia.


‘Transforming Photography”, Edward Cella Art+Architecture, Los Angeles CA.


‘Visionary Drawing Building’, online project by Max Goldfarb and Matt Bua.


‘Reversed Images: Representations of Shanghai and Its Contemporary Material Culture’,


‘Chicago. Museum of Contemporary Photography’. Curated by Davide Quadrio.


2008 “The Interior: Contemporary Photographic View”. Martin Weinstein Gallery. Minneapolis.


“Nuevas Historias” Kulturhuset, Stockholm.


I Centenario S. Allende. Centro Cultural La Moneda, Santiago de Chile, Chile.


Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY.


Capricious and Mercurial Systems, A + D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL.


Stretching the Truth, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI.


La Construcción del Paisaje Contemporáneo, Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Huesca,




2007 “2007: The year in Art” S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Australia.


“Adicted to paper” Galerie Lelong Zurich. Switzerland.


PHOTO+, Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, TX.


Expansiones Implosivas, Centro Cultural de la Villa, Madrid, Spain.


“FACADES” Thirtyseven degrees Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia.


2006 Substance and Light: Ten Sculptors Use Cameras, Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-


Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY.


Installed!, The Shore Institute of the Contemporary Arts, Long Branch, NJ.


Identidades Criticas, Universidad de Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain; Museo Patio Herreriano.


Valladolid, Spain


3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY


“Gimme Shelter”, 10a Serpentine Drive, Shelter Island, NY.


2005 “Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s “Fake Estates”, organized by Cabinet


Magazine, White Columns, New York, NY.


“The Gift: Building a Collection for the Queens Museum”, Queens Museum of Art,


Queens, NY.


“Off the Wall”, Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY.


“Welcome 2 the Jungle”, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY.


“That Which is Built”, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA.


“Collapsing Matter”, Morsel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.


2004 “Queens International 2004”, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY.


“Architecture Untethered”, Numark Gallery, Washington, D.C.


EAF04, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, NY.


“Domicile: A Sense of Place”, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA.


“In Practice”, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY.


“Synapses”, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY.


2003 “Temporary Spaces”, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Denmark.


“Not To Scale”, Dorsky Gallery, curated by E. Arratia, Long Island City, NY.


“Parklife”, Public Art Fund, MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY.


Slingshot Project Gallery, New York, NY.


2002 “S-Files”, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY.


“Magische Expeditionen”, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany.


2001 “Eccentric Photography”, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY.


2000 I”nsights: Interior Spaces in Contemporary Art”, Whitney Museum at Champion,


Stamford, CT.


1999 “Amerika in Immigrant Hands”, Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning, Jamaica, NY.


1991 Roma ’91, Spanish Academy in Rome, Italy.





Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA.


Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA.


Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY, USA.


Chicago Institute of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA.


Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA.


Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY, USA.


Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, Minnesota, USA.


Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD. USA.


MAR. Museu de Arte do Rio. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Academia Española de Bellas Artes en Roma, Rome, Italy.


Fundacio la Caixa, Barcelona, Spain.


Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain.


Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain.


Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, Madrid, Spain.


Coca-Cola Foundation, Spain.


Diario Levante, Valencia, Spain.


Diputación Provincial de Alicante, Spain.


Fundació Pilar í Joan Miró, Palama de Mallorca, Spain.


Universidad de Alicante, Spain.


Instituto de Cultura Juan Gil-Albert, Spain.


Instituto Valenciano de la Juventud, Valencia, Spain.


Museo de Aracena, Huelva, Spain.


Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Elx, Spain.


Museo Municipal de Alcobendas, Spain.