Sculpturesite Gallery

Jorge Blanco

bongo red by jorge blanco

Jorge Blanco

Bongo Red, 2013

yellow thinker by jorge blanco

Jorge Blanco

Yellow Thinker

zephyrus by jorge blanco

Jorge Blanco

Zephyrus

Biography

Timeline

1971
Neumann Institute of Design, Caracas, Venezuela, degree in Industrial Design
1975
Premio Universidad de Carabobo, XXXIII Salon Arturo Michelena, Ateneo de Valencia, Valencia, Venezuela
1978
Award for Sculpture, Torre D’Ansperto, Milan, Italy
First Award for Medium Format Sculpture, Monterrotondo, Italy
1979
XVII Premio International de Dibujo Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain
Premio Universidad de Carabobo, XXXVII Salon Arturo Michelena, Ateneo de Valencia, Valencia, Venezuela
1993
First Class “Order Francisco Fajardo” for Renowned Artists, by the Government of the City of Caracas, Venezuela
1998
Second Class “Presidential Order Andrés Bello” for Renowned Artists, by the Government of the City of Caracas, Venezuela
1999
Selected to represent Venezuela in the “Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte Contemporanea” (International Biannual of Contemporary Art), Florence, Italy
2007
John Ringling Fund Individual Artist Fellowship, Sarasota, FL

Exhibitions

2012
Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition, Polk Museum of Art/City of Winter Haven, FL
Art Nocturne, Cafmeyer Gallery, Knokke-Heist, Belgium (solo)
2011
Public Art Exhibition, Coastal Discovery Museum, Hilton Head Island, SC
Burst Art Fair, Miami, FL
2010
WOW 3, large-scale sculpture exhibition, Fort Pierce, FL
De Punta en Blanco, Espacio Tierra Negra Gallery, José Ignacio, Uruguay (solo)
2009
New Sculptures, HW Gallery, Naples, FL (solo)
2008
Where the Wild Things (Still) Are, The Art Gallery at Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL
WOW 2, large-scale sculpture exhibition, Fort Pierce, FL
Third Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China