Art in Public Spaces

 • “Go Bongo Blue” 2017 / Site-specific commission "Citi Tower", Orlando, Florida USA

 • “Go Bongo” 2014 / Site-specific commission for Ghent Station, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

 • “Thinker & Bird” 2014 / Site-specific commission for University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 • “Swimming in Jupiter” 2014 / Site-specific commission, Jupiter, Florida, USA

 • “Air” 2012 / Site-specific commission for the PCMARC. Park City, Utah, USA

 • “Breakaway” 2011 / Small-scale-site-specific, Renown Health Center. Reno, Nevada, USA

 • “Yellow Thinker” 2011 / Small-scale-site-specific, Renown Health Center. Reno, Nevada, USA

 • “El Camarada” 2010 / Site-specific commission- José Ignacio, Punta del Este, Uruguay

 • “Freeriding” 2009 / Jack Harris Park, North Central College. Petosky, Michigan, USA

 • “Dynamics” 2009 / Site-specific commission, City of Fort Pierce. Florida, USA

 • “For The Goal” 2008 / Site-specific commission, City of Leawood Park. Kansas, USA

 • “Red Run Red” 2008 / Site-specific commission, City of Leawood Park. Kansas, USA

 • “Andalucia” 2008 / Site-specific commission, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA

 • “Alfresco”  2006 / University Ridge Park. City of Reno, Nevada, USA

 • “In The Swim” 2005 / Marina Plaza, City of Fort Pierce. Florida, USA

 • “To Be Red” 2004 / Longboat Key Center for the Arts. Sarasota, Florida, USA

 • “Pleasant Tree”  2003 / City of Chula Vista Public Library. California, USA

 • “Phoenix” 2002 / Anderson Administration Building, City of Venice. Florida, USA

 • “Cartwheel” 2002 / Public Arts in the Public Schools. Sarasota, Florida, USA -

 • “The Runners” 2001 / Awarded by the City of Sarasota, Florida, USA

 • “Smile”  2000 / Boulevard of the Arts. Sarasota. Florida, USA

 • “Maratón” 1997 /  Caracas, Venezuela

 • “Welcome” 1997 / Nagayama Plaza. Tokyo, Japan

 • “Yellow Man” 1997 / Nagayama Plaza. Tokyo, Japan

 • “Violet Man” 1997 / Nagayama Plaza. Tokyo, Japan

 • “Sun Smile” 1996 / Awarded by Project SMILE. Azabu Juban, Minato Ku, Tokyo, Japan

 • “Sun, Blue & Red 1993 / Caracas, Venezuela

Exhibitions

2017

“Art Palm Beach,” O. Ascanio Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, USA

“LA Art Show,” Modern & Contemporary, O. Ascanio Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

2016

“Pinta Art Fair,” O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

“LA Art Show,” Modern & Contemporary, Los Angeles, California, USA

"Jorge Blanco-Solo Space," O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

"Small and Big," Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, Florida, USA

2015

“The Joy of Living” O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

“Pinta Art Fair,” O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

"The Lightness of Being: Abstracts: Part 1," Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, Florida, USA

“Fluid Formalism: Concepts in Motion,” O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

"Contemporary Expressions" & "Recent Sculptures by Jorge Blanco,” O. Ascanio Gallery,  Miami, FL, USA

2014

“The Joy of Living” O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

“Made in Sarasota," Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, Florida, USA

“Pinta Art Fair,” O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

2013

“Black, White & Red,” A New Leaf Gallery/Sculpturesite, Sonoma, California, USA

2012

“Aesthetic Perfection,” O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

“Art Nocturne” Sculpture. Knokke-Heist, Belgium

“Scope Miami,” Miami, Florida, USA

“Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition,” Polk Museum of Art  + City of Winter Haven, FL USA

2011

“Burst Art Fair,” Miami, Florida, USA

“Public Art Exhibition,” Coastal Discovery Museum. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA

2010

 “De Punta en Blanco” Sculpture. Espacio Tierra Negra Gallery. José Ignacio, Uruguay

“WOW 3,” Large-scale Sculpture Exhibition. Fort Pierce, Florida, USA

2009

 “New Sculptures” One-man exhibition. HW Gallery. Naples, Florida, USA

2008

“Cedarhurst Biennale,” Cedarhurst Center for the Arts. Mt. Vernon, Illinois, USA

 “Third Beijing International Art Biennale,” National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

 “WOW 2,” Large-scale Sculpture Exhibition. Fort Pierce, Florida, USA

 “Where the Wild Things (still) Are,” The Art Gallery at Florida Gulf Coast University. Fort Myers, FL, USA

2007

“Sarasota Season of Sculpture 4,” Large-scale Suclpture Exhibition. Sarasota, Florida, USA

 “Sculpture in the Plaza” Sculpturesite Gallery.  San Francisco, California, USA

2006

“Figuratively Speaking Exhibition,” Large-scale sculpture. Stamford, Connecticut, USA

 “Primary Colors,” Sculpturesite Gallery. San Francisco, California, USA

 “Sarasota Season of Sculpture Exhibition,” Sarasota, Florida, USA

2005

 “Grand Opening Exhibition,” Sculpturesite Gallery. San Francisco, California, USA

 “New Works,” A New Leaf Gallery-Sculpture Site. Berkeley, California, USA

2004

“Sculpture,” Fenn Gallery. Woodbury, Connecticut, USA

 “Sculpture,” A New Leaf Gallery. Berkeley, California, USA

 “ArteAmericas,” Miami, Florida, USA

 “Urban Trees,” Port of San Diego. California, USA

 “Sarasota Season of Sculpture,” Sarasota, Florida, USA

2003

"Sarasota Season of Sculpture," The Bayfront Exhibition, Sarasota, Florida, USA

“Hispanic Artists,” City of Aventura Government Building. Aventura, Florida, USA

 “Sculpture,” Katherine Butler Gallery. Sarasota, Florida, USA

2002

"Sarasota Season of Sculpture," The Bayfront Exhibition, Sarasota, Florida, USA

2001

“Pier Walk Exhibition,” Navy Pier. Chicago, Illinois, USA

2000

"Sarasota Season of Sculpture," Inaugural Biannual Exhibition, Sarasota, Florida, USA

1999

"Sarasota Season of Sculpture, Preview," Maquettes, Selby Public Library, Sarasota, Florida, USA

"Sarasota Season of Sculpture, Preview," Large-scale Sculpture "Positively Red", Selby Public Library, Sarasota, Florida, USA

“Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte Contemporanea,” Florence, Italy

1997

 “Fast Life Metallics,” Sculptures & Serigraphs, Icono Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela

 “A Ton of Art,” Sculptures, Britto Central, Miami Beach, Florida, USA

1995

“Iron Humor,” Sculptures, EuroAmerican Art Center, Caracas, Venezuela

1992

“Faces and a Watermelon,” Sculptures, Oscar Ascanio Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela

1979

 “Esculturas y Dibujos” Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas. Caracas, Venezuela

 "XVII International Salon of Drawing Joan Miro," Barcelona, Spain

1978

“Scultura e Disegni” Istituto Italo-Latino Americano. Roma, Italy

1976

 “Disegni” Paesi Nuovi Gallery. Roma, Italy

1974

“XXXII Salon Arturo Michelena,” Ateneo de Valencia, Venezuela

 

 SELECTED AWARDS & HONORS

2013

DCOTA Stars of Design Award

2008

Selected to represent the US. Third Beijing Art Biennale. Beijing, China

2007

John Ringling Towers Fund, Individual Artist Award. Sarasota, Florida, USA

1998

Decorated with the Second Class "Order Andres Bello," for renown artists by the  President of  Venezuela

1993

Decorated with the First Class "Order Francisco Fajardo," for renowned Artists, by the  Government of the City of Caracas, Venezuela

1979

University of Carabobo Award, XXXVI Salon Arturo Michelena, Ateneo de Valencia,  Venezuela

1978

Award for Sculpture, Torre D'Ansperto, Milan, Italy

First Award for medium format sculpture, Monterrotondo, Italy

1975

University of Carabobo Award, XXXII Salon Arturo Michelena, Ateneo de Valencia,  Venezuela

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Art in Public Spaces

 • “Go Bongo” 2014 / Site-specific commission for Ghent Station, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

 • “Thinker & Bird” 2014 / Site-specific commission for University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 • “Swimming in Jupiter” 2014 / Site-specific commission, Jupiter, Florida, USA

 • “Air” 2012 / Site-specific commission for the PCMARC. Park City, Utah, USA

 • “Breakaway” 2011 / Small-scale-site-specific, Renown Health Center. Reno, Nevada, USA

 • “Yellow Thinker” 2011 / Small-scale-site-specific, Renown Health Center. Reno, Nevada, USA

 • “El Camarada” 2010 / Site-specific commission- José Ignacio, Punta del Este, Uruguay

 • “Freeriding” 2009 / Jack Harris Park, North Central College. Petosky, Michigan, USA

 • “Dynamics” 2009 / Site-specific commission, City of Fort Pierce. Florida, USA

 • “For The Goal” 2008 / Site-specific commission, City of Leawood Park. Kansas, USA

 • “Red Run Red” 2008 / Site-specific commission, City of Leawood Park. Kansas, USA

 • “Andalucia” 2008 / Site-specific commission, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA

 • “Alfresco”  2006 / University Ridge Park. City of Reno, Nevada, USA

 • “In The Swim” 2005 / Marina Plaza, City of Fort Pierce. Florida, USA

 • “To Be Red” 2004 / Longboat Key Center for the Arts. Sarasota, Florida, USA

 • “Pleasant Tree”  2003 / City of Chula Vista Public Library. California, USA

 • “Phoenix” 2002 / Anderson Administration Building, City of Venice. Florida, USA

 • “Cartwheel” 2002 / Public Arts in the Public Schools. Sarasota, Florida, USA -

 • “The Runners” 2001 / Awarded by the City of Sarasota, Florida, USA

 • “Smile”  2000 / Boulevard of the Arts. Sarasota. Florida, USA

 • “Maratón” 1997 /  Caracas, Venezuela

 • “Welcome” 1997 / Nagayama Plaza. Tokyo, Japan

 • “Yellow Man” 1997 / Nagayama Plaza. Tokyo, Japan

 • “Violet Man” 1997 / Nagayama Plaza. Tokyo, Japan

 • “Sun Smile” 1996 / Awarded by Project SMILE. Azabu Juban, Minato Ku, Tokyo, Japan

 • “Sun, Blue & Red 1993 / Caracas, Venezuela

Exhibitions

2017 “Art Palm Beach,” O. Ascanio Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, USA

“LA Art Show,” Modern & Contemporary, O. Ascanio Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

2016 “Pinta Art Fair,” O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

“LA Art Show,” Modern & Contemporary, Los Angeles, California, USA

"Jorge Blanco-Solo Space," O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

"Small and Big," Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, Florida, USA

2014/15 “The Joy of Living” O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

2012 “Art Nocturne” Sculpture. Knokke-Heist, Belgium

2010 “De Punta en Blanco” Sculpture. Espacio Tierra Negra Gallery. José Ignacio, Uruguay

2009 “New Sculptures” One-man exhibition. HW Gallery. Naples, Florida, USA

1997 “Metálicas de Vida Alegre” Sculptures & Serigraphs. Icono Gallery. Caracas, Venezuela

1995 “Humor de Acero” Sculptures. Centro de Arte Euroamericano. Caracas, Venezuela

1992 “Caras y una Patilla” Sculpture. Galería Oscar Ascanio. Caracas, Venezuela

1979 “Esculturas y Dibujos” Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas. Caracas, Venezuela

1978 “Scultura e Disegni” Istituto Italo-Latino Americano. Roma, Italy

1976  “Disegni” Paesi Nuovi Gallery. Roma, Italy

2016

“LA Art Show” Modern & Contemporary, Los Angeles, California, USA

2015

“Pinta Art Fair” O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

"The Lightness of Being: Abstracts: Part 1," Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, Florida, USA

“Fluid Formalism: Concepts in Motion” O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

"Contemporary Expressions" & "Recent Sculptures by Jorge Blanco” O. Ascanio Gallery,  Miami, FL, USA

2014

“Made in Sarasota," Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, Florida, USA

“Pinta Art Fair”, O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

2013

“Black, White & Red” A New Leaf Gallery/Sculpturesite, Sonoma, California, USA

2012

“Aesthetic Perfection” O. Ascanio Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

“Scope Miami” Miami, Florida, USA

“Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition” Polk Museum of Art  + City of Winter Haven, FL USA

2011

“Burst Art Fair” Miami, Florida, USA

“Public Art Exhibition” Coastal Discovery Museum. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA

2010

“WOW 3” Large-scale Sculpture Exhibition. Fort Pierce, Florida, USA

2008

“Cedarhurst Biennale” Cedarhurst Center for the Arts. Mt. Vernon, Illinois, USA

 “Third Beijing International Art Biennale” National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

 “WOW 2” Large-scale Sculpture Exhibition. Fort Pierce, Florida, USA

 “Where the Wild Things (still) are” The Art Gallery at Florida Gulf Coast University. Fort Myers, FL, USA

2007

“Sarasota Season of Sculpture 4” Large-scale Suclpture Exhibition. Sarasota, Florida, USA

 “Sculpture in the Plaza” Sculpturesite Gallery.  San Francisco, California, USA

2006

“Figuratively Speaking Exhibition” Large-scale sculpture. Stamford, Connecticut, USA

 “Primary Colors” Sculpturesite Gallery. San Francisco, California, USA

 “Sarasota Season of Sculpture Exhibition.” Sarasota, Florida, USA

2005

 “Grand Opening Exhibition,” Sculpturesite Gallery. San Francisco, California, USA

 “New Works” A New Leaf Gallery-Sculpture Site. Berkeley, California, USA

2004

“Sculpture” Fenn Gallery. Woodbury, Connecticut, USA

 “Sculpture” A New Leaf Gallery. Berkeley, California, USA

 “ArteAmericas” Miami, Florida, USA

 “Urban Trees” Port of San Diego. California, USA

 “Sarasota Season of Sculpture” Sarasota, Florida, USA

2003

"Sarasota Season of Sculpture" The Bayfront Exhibition, Sarasota, Florida, USA

“Hispanic Artists” City of Aventura Government Building. Aventura, Florida, USA

 “Sculpture” Katherine Butler Gallery. Sarasota, Florida, USA

2002

"Sarasota Season of Sculpture" The Bayfront Exhibition, Sarasota, Florida, USA

2001

“Pier Walk Exhibition” Navy Pier. Chicago, Illinois, USA

2000

"Sarasota Season of Sculpture" Inaugural Biannual Exhibition, Sarasota, Florida, USA

1999

"Sarasota Season of Sculpture, Preview," Maquettes, Selby Public Library, Sarasota, Florida, USA

"Sarasota Season of Sculpture, Preview," Large-scale Sculpture "Positively Red", Selby Public Library, Sarasota, Florida, USA

“Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte Contemporanea” Florence, Italy

 

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