RICARDO BLOCH

52, bd Saint Marcel
75005 Paris, France
+33 (0)6 67 75 97 79
contact@ricardobloch.com

Photographs in the Art Collections of:

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN
University of Minnesota Art Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Artist’s Books in the Public Collections of:

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Centre Georges Pompidou, Mnam-Cci, Paris, France
Museum of Modern Art Library, New York, NY
Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Studienzentrum für Künstlerpublikationen, Weserburg Museum, Bremen, Germany
Olin Library Special Collections, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Solo Exhibitions

2008       School Gallery, Paris
1995       Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN
1989       Dreams of Wings (installation), Alternative Museum, New York, NY
1988       Calder Gallery, Gand Valley State College, Allendale, MI
1985       Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
1982       University of Rhode Island Photo Gallery, Kingston, RI

Selected group exhibitions

2015       100+: A Photograph For Every Year of the MIA, Minneapolis Institute or Arts, Minneapolis, MN
               Los Dias del Terremoto, Museo del Estanquillo, México, D.F., México
1999       A Disturbance of Memory on the Acropolis, C.F.A.R., London
1998/7   Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
1996       The Reading Room, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, IL
               The Art of the Cell, Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN
1994       Film in the Cities/McKnight Photography Fellowship Recipients, Katherine Nash Gallery,
               University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1993       Jerome Book Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Minnesota Center for Book Arts
1991      Artists of Conscience, Alternative Museum, New York, NY
               Jerome Book Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Minnesota Center for Book Arts
1990      Berger/Bloch (installation), Intermedia Arts , Minneapolis, MN
1989      Self and Shadow, Burden Gallery, New York, NY
               Six Ideas in Photography, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
               Recaption:Recontext, University of Minnesota Art Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1988      Photocall, Wellesley Art Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
1987      Poetic Injury, Alternative Museum, New York, NY
               Portrayals, ICP/Midtown, New York, NY
1986      Bloch/Freiband/Lamb, Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN
1985      Bloch/Coplans, Film in the Cities, St.Paul, MN
1983      Photography and the Industrial Landscape, NYU Photo Center, New York, NY
               The Pet and the Beast, NYU Photo Center, New York, NY
               Recent Acquisitions, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
               Recent Acquisitions, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
               Focus on the Fair, University of Minnesota Art Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
               Bloch/Goldes/Verburg, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
               Fairgrounds, Sioux City Arts Center, Sioux City, IA
1982      Our Land/Our People, Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN
1981      Midwest Photography, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
              Five Jerome Artists, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

Artist’s books

More than 50 Lifescape Books made on commission since 2006

2016     Weib und Hund , Shandy Books, Paris
             Accidental Times, Shandy Books, Paris
2015     Ligonier Valley Days , Shandy Books, Paris
2014     Jinx's Kitchen , Shandy Books, Paris
2009     La fin de l'Amiral Courbet, uls pocket n°11, (Un)Limited store, Marseille
             Le Petit Collège de l'École Alsacienne, École Alsacienne, Paris
2008     Amphibious Andromeda Book 1, Shandy Books, Paris
             Huckleberry Dick, Shandy Books, Paris
1995     Mortal Remains (with Don Celender)
             Only Child, Visual Studies Workshop Press, Rochester, NY
1993     Terremoto
1991     The Incredible Servant and the Master of the Unknown (text by Kevin Kling)

Awards

1995     Bush Artist Fellowship, St. Paul, MN
1994     Minnesota State Arts Board Visual Arts Fellowship
              Intermedia Arts/McKnight Interdisciplinary Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN
1993     NEA Works on Paper Fellowship
              McKnight/Film in the Cities Photography Fellowship, St. Paul, M
1992      Minnesota Center for Book Arts/Jerome Foundation Book Arts Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN
1990      Minnesota Center for Book Arts/Jerome Foundation Book Arts Fellowship (with Kevin Kling)
1989      Minnesota State Arts Board Career Opportunity Grant
1988      McKnight/Film in the Cities Photography Fellowship
              Minnesota State Arts Board Visual Arts Fellowship
1987       Minnesota State Arts Board Career Opportunity Grant
1984      Film in the Cities Regional Film/Video Grant, St. Paul, MN
1983      McKnight/Film in the Cities Photography Fellowship
1982      NEA Photography Fellowship
               Film in the Cities Regional Film/Video Grant
1981       Jerome Foundation Visual Artist Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN

Honors

1996-98  Residence, American Center/Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
1995        Panelist, New England Foundation for the Arts Photography Fellowships, Boston, MA
                Panelist, Intermedia Arts/McKnight Interdisciplinary Fellowship Program
1991        Panelist, Illinois Arts Council Artists' Fellowship Program, Chicago, IL
1990-92  Board of Directors, Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN
1987        Parabola Arts Foundation, New Avant-Garde Films Brochure, New York, NY
                Panelist, The Artists Foundation, Boston, MA
1986        Panelist, NEA Visual Arts Overview Panel
                Panelist, NEA Photography Fellowships
                Panelist, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, OH
1983        Panelist, Illinois Arts Council Artists' Fellowship Program

Education

1975     Ph.D., Biophysics (Molecular Biology), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1967     B.Sc., Physics, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico