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Ricardo Adrian Bloch, Mexican visual artist.


Bloch, Ricardo Adrian was born on October 16, 1946 in Mexico City. Son of Pierre Clement and Lucienne (Gerschel) Bloch.


Bachelor of Science in Physics, University National Autonoma Mexico, Mexico City, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, Harvard University, 1976.


Panelist Illinois Arts Council Artist's Fellowship Program, 1983, 91, National Education Association Photography Fellowships, 1986, National Education Association Visual Arts Overview Panel, 1986. Instructor Film in the Cities, St. Paul, 1979-1986, program director Light & Form lecturer series, 1979-1982. Project director Artside Out Billboard Project, Minneapolis, 1985.

Consultant New York City Media Arts Grants Program, Jerome Foundation, since 1987. Associate lecturer Minneapolis College Art and Design, 1990, 92.


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  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Tweed Museum Art, Duluth, Minnesota, 1985, Alternate Museum, New York City, 1989, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, 1995. Exhibited in group shows at Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1981, 83, Minnesota Museum Art, St. Paul, 1982, 86, Minneapolis Institute Art, 1983, Alternate Museum, 1987, 91, Grand Rapids (Michigan) Art Museum, 1989, Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, 1990, 96, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, 1991, 93. Represented in permanent collections Museum Fine Arts, Houston, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minneapolis Institute Art, Minnesota History Society, University Minnesota Art Gallery, Minneapolis.

      Artist books, including: (with Kevin King) The Incredible Servant and the Master of the Unknown, 1991, Terremoto, 1993, Only Child, 1995, (with Don Celender) Mortal Remains, 1995.


Married Mirelle Shaw Davis, May 1, 1994.

Pierre Clement Bloch

Lucienne (Gerschel) Bloch

Mirelle Shaw Davis