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BLAKE HILTUNEN

1985 Exeter, NH
Lives and works in New York, NY

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
Second Selves. Distillery Gallery. Boston, MA.

2014
Winter. Nave Gallery Annex. Somerville, MA.
Unlovely. 111 Front Street Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.
MFA Thesis Show. RI Convention Center. Providence, RI.

2013
Coming of Age: New England Artists Under 30. Sharon Arts Center, New Hampshire Institute of Art. Peterborough,
NH.
Cloaked and Crashing. Expose Gallery. Providence, RI.
Complexity. Gelman Gallery. Providence, RI.
Arc of Alchemy. Sol Koffler Gallery. Providence, RI.
Body/Talk. Gelman Gallery. Providence, RI.
Heavy: RISD Sculpture Biennial. Sol Koffler Gallery. Providence, RI.

2011
Community of Artists. The Danforth Museum of Art. Framingham, MA.
Time. Sylvia Kania Gallery. Portland, ME.

2010
Free For All 2. SPACE Gallery. Portland, ME.

2008
Massachusetts College of Art and Design Benefit Auction. Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery. Boston, MA.

2007
Studio Arts Centers International Benefit Auction. Salander O’Reilly Gallery. New York, NY.
Eventworks Fesitval. Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

2006
Premio Internazionale di Scultura, Edgardo Mannucci 13th Edition. Chiostro di San Francesco in Corso Mazzini.
Arcevia, Italy.

Education

2014 MFA Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI.
2008 BFA Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Boston, MA.
2006 Studio Art Centers International. Florence, Italy.

Grants/Fellowships/Awards

2014
Maharam STEAM Fellowship. Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI.

2013
Best In Show. Coming of Age: New England Artists Under 30. Sharon Arts Center, New Hampshire Institute of
Art. Petersborough, NH

2009
Disruption: Workshop by Rirkrit Tiravanija and Marti Peran. Can Xalant. Mataro, Spain

2008
1st Place, Helen Blair Crosbie Award. Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Boston, MA.
1st Prize, Student Government Special Projects Grant. Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Boston, MA.

2007
Outstanding Student Book Award. Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Boston, MA.

Lectures

2013
Works In Process. Rhode Island School of Design Museum. Providence, RI.

Articles/Interviews

2013
V-E-L-L-U-M. August 16th. “RISD/Art Twerk.” Alexis Avedisian. HTTP://v-e-l-l-u-m.com/risd-art-twerk/

Big, Red and Shiny. April 22nd. Body/Talk at the Museum of Art RISD. Renee Doucette. http://www.bigredandshiny.com/cgi-bin/BRS.cgi?article=2013-03-22-045820728815348078

Artrogueisland. March 2nd. “‘Heavy’ RISD MFA Sculpture Biennial.” Renee Doucette. http://artrogueisland.
com/post/44354795969/heavy-risd-mfa-sculpture-biennial-and-some-thoughts

2011                                                                                                                                                                                                           Alright, I’m Wrong. August 10th. “Interview with Blake Hiltunen.” Andrew Fersch. http://www.alrightimwrong.com/2011/08/interview-with-blake-hiltunen.html

Portland Phoenix, Mar. 2nd issue. “The Past Is Upon Us.” Nicholas Schroeder.

2010
Portland Phoenix, Oct. 8th issue. “Live Art Critic.” Lori Waxman.

 

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