BA History, magna cum laude, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Selected Solo-Exhibitions


Untitled Exhibit by Frank A. Blazquez (Forthcoming, September of 2020), Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Regional Gallery, Pueblo, CO


Mexican Suburbs & Barrios de Nuevo Mexico by Frank A. Blazquez, (cancelled) VITRINE, Albuquerque, NM

Barrios de Nuevo Mexico: Southwest Stories of Vindication - A Frank Blazquez Exhibit, Secret Gallery, 505 Central Avenue, Albuquerque, NM

Barrios de Nuevo Mexico: Southwest Stories of Vindication, Salon El Zaguán, Canyon Road, Santa Fe, NM

Selected Group-Exhibitions


Western Sky Community Care Night, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

Representing the West: A New Frontier, White Gallery, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, CO

Without Borders, History Colorado Center, Denver, CO

2nd Annual Street Art Auction, Link Auction Galleries, St. Louis, MO

Sign of The Times, Zalma-Lofton Gallery, Santa Fe

What’s Your Street Race?, 1011 4th Street, Albuquerque, NM

Inspired, Strangeflock Gallery, Albuquerque, NM


Debtfair by Occupy Museums, 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM

GenNext: Future So Bright, Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Santa Fe, NM

From Here on Out, Object Space Gallery, Spokane, WA

Eye of the Beholder, Zalma-Lofton Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

The Art Rager, Red Door, Albuquerque, NM

Permanent Collections

National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL

National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Santa Fe, NM

Historic Santa Fe Foundation, Santa Fe, NM

Zalma-Lofton Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Publications and Press

The Guardian, “Escape from New Mexico’s ‘War Zone’: My Fight Against Addiction - by Frank Blazquez”

VICE México, "Fotos de Exconvictos Adictos y Prostitutas en Albuquerque"

The Huffington Post, "Some Days Just Are with Frank Blazquez and Matthew J. Brown"

Artsy, “How Artists are Weathering the Student Debt Crisis”

Videomaker, “How to Find Your Artistic Voice According to New Mexico Artist, Frank Blazquez”

Santa Fe Reporter, “Photography Addiction: Photographer Frank Blazquez Documents Another Side of Albuquerque in El Zaguán Exhibit”

Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts, “GenNext Unofficial Catalogue”

Albuquerque Journal, “Seeking out New Mexico’s ‘Authentic Stories’’’

The University of New Mexico, “Duke City Diaries: UNM Alums’ Documentary Series Tells Stories of Redemption”

Street Photography Magazine, "Interview with Frank Blazquez"

GRAIN Street and Documentary Photography Magazine, “Albuquerque War Zone Photo Essay by Frank Blazquez"

Workshops / Artist Talks

University of New Mexico Art Museum, “Gale Memorial Speaker Series”

Meow Wolf, “Photography Studio Workshop in the House of Eternal Return with Frank Blazquez”

Meow Wolf, “Meow Wolf Photography Skill Share”

ASMP of New Mexico and The Historic Santa Fe Foundation, “Photography Workshop and Artist Talk”

CNM, “Artist Talk with Frank Blazquez on Cultural Studies hosted by Rafael Martinez”


University of New Mexico Department of History, “Commencement Speaker - Class of 2019'”

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Representing the West: A New Frontier, “Best in Show”

Central Features Contemporary Art, “Visiting Curator Series: Selected Studio Visit”

University of New Mexico, “Figge Nilson Award in European History”

University of New Mexico,Humans of New Mexico Fellowship”

University of New Mexico, “Graham Browne Award in History”