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Visiting Artist: Blane De St. Croix

November 12, 2015
Richmond Center for Visual Arts
room 2008 at 5:30 p.m.

Blane De St. Croix’s work has been widely exhibited both nationally and internationally, in solo and group shows at venues including: Fredericks & Freiser, New York, NY; Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY; Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC; The Land Art Biennial, The Mongolian National Art Gallery, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; The Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA; The Kathmandu International Triennial, Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu, Nepal; New York University Galleries, New York, NY; The Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA; Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY; Future Arts Research, (F.A.R.), Phoenix, AZ; Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO; Gasworks Gallery, London, England; Europos Parkas Sculpture Park, Vilniaus, Lithuania; Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; Art In Embassies Program of the U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C; Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY; Wave Hill, Bronx, NY; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY; Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL; The Asia Society, Houston, TX; The Virginia Commonwealth University Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA; and The Sheila Johnson Design Center, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY. Additionally, his work is included in both institutional and private collections in the United Sates and abroad.

De St. Croix has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards. Select awards include: The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship; The Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors; The Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant; The Smithsonian Artist Fellowship; The West Collection Prize; The MassArt Alumni Award for Outstanding Creative Accomplishment; and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture.

De St. Croix’s many notable international and national fellowship and artist residencies include: The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Award Space Program, Brooklyn, NY; an Art Omi Artist Residency, Ghent, NY; Smack Mellon Studio Program, Brooklyn, NY; residencies at John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Foundry Artist Residency, Wisconsin; Djerassi Artist Residency Program, Woodside, CA; Gasworks Artist Studio Residency, Triangle Arts Trust, London; Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE; Tyrone Gutherie Center, Ireland; Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY; Dieu Donne Residency, New York, NY; Artist in Residence, Henry Street Settlement, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY; Artist Alliance Studio Program, New York, NY; Special Editions Residency, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY; The Arctic Circle Residency; and multiple MacDowell Colony Fellowships, Peterborough, NH. De St. Croix’s work has been written about in publications including New York Magazine, The New York Times, Art in America, Sculpture Magazine, Artnet, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, Art Daily, ABC News, New Art Examiner, and The Miami Herald.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Blane De St. Croix was educated at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (M.F.A. Sculpture) and Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts (B.F.A. Sculpture with distinction). He is currently an Associate Professor and the Head of Sculpture at Indiana University, Bloomington. De St. Croix lives and works in both Brooklyn, NY and Bloomington, IN. His work is represented by Fredericks & Freiser, New York, NY.


Mixed media and recycled material.
2′ × 1.5′ × 4′