Blane De St. Croix,
Biography and Information
Biography and Information
Recent Public Sculpture Commissions:
Memory of a Forest, completion date 2022
EMS Station #16, Bronx, New York City, New York
Two displays of 12’ x 12” x 12”, one display 4’x 12” x 12”
Mangrove Landscape, 2021, collaborative with Public Artist Ellen Harvey
Jackson West Hospital, Miami Dade, Florida,
3,000 sq. ft terrazzo inlay in 20,000 sq ft floor,
Sky Architecture, 2020
City Coliseum/Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
30’ x 12’, 9’, 6” high
Materials: Water jet cut stainless steel, blue tint stainless steel with text, 30’ x 12’, 9’, 6” high,
Other Public Sculpture Commissions:
Western Michigan University, commission, exterior public art, Kalamazoo, MI; Hudson River Museum of Art, Yonkers, NY; Socrates Sculpture Park Project Grant, Long Island City, NY; DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA; Djerassi Artist Residency Program, exterior collection, Woodside, CA; Reese Collection Purchase Award, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Europos Parkas Sculpture Park, permanent collection, Vilnius
Museums, Institutional Projects, and Private Collections Commissions:
http://www.blanedestcroix.com contains a comprehensive overview of these projects and associated press coverage.
De St. Croix has also been the recipient of prestigious grants, awards, fellowships, and residencies and written about in major publications.
Select awards: The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship; The Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors; The Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant, and Lee Krasner Award; The Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship; The West Collection Prize; The MassArt Alumni Award for Outstanding Creative Accomplishment; and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture.
Selected Exhibitions: solo and group shows at venues including: 2020 solo exhibit at MassMOCA, North Adam, MA, Fredericks & Freiser, New York, NY; Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY; The Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA; Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden; New York University Galleries, New York, NY; The Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA; Art In Embassies Program of the U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C; Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL; The Asia Society, Houston; The Sheila Johnson Design Center, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY, and others. Additionally, his work is included in both institutional and private collections in the United States and abroad.
Selected National Fellowship and Artist Residencies: Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, Washington, DC; The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Award Space Program, Brooklyn, NY; Joan Mitchell Center Residency, New Orleans, NA; an Art Omi Artist Residency, Ghent, NY; residencies at John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Foundry Artist Residency, Wisconsin; Gasworks Artist Studio Residency, Triangle Arts Trust, London; Tyrone Gutherie Center, Ireland; Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY; and multiple MacDowell Colony Fellowships, Peterborough, NH.
Selected Publications: 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.
Selected Permanent Private Collections: The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, NY; The West Collection, Oaks, PA; Laumeier Sculpture Park and Museum, St. Louis, MO; Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, exterior collection, Lincoln, MA Djerassi Artist Residence Program, exterior collection, Woodside, CA; Kohler Corporation, Kohler, WI; Art Omi, Ghent, NY; John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI; Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO; Jaffe Book Arts Collection Purchase, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL; Mark Twain Bancshares, St. Louis, MO; Margaret Harwell Art Museum, Poplar Bluff, MO and numerous private collections in The United States and abroad.
Gallery Representation: Fredericks & Freiser, New York, NY.