Education

2018      BA History, magna cum laude, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM


Selected Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Barrios de Nuevo Mexico: Southwest Stories of Vindication (Upcoming December 2019), VITRINE, Albuquerque, NM

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

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

Group Exhibitions

2019 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

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

2018 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

                                                                                                                            


Publications, Awards & Workshops

Publications

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"

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"

Awards

2019 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”

2018 Central Features Contemporary Art, “Visiting Curator Series: Selected Studio Visit”

U.S. Eagle, “The Vigil Bullying Prevention Scholarship”

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

University of New Mexico,Humans of New Mexico Fellowship”

2017 University of New Mexico, “Graham Browne Scholarship”

Workshops

2019 Meow Wolf, “Photography Studio Workshop in the House of Eternal Return with Frank Blazquez”

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

Central New Mexico Community College, “Artist Talk with Frank Blazquez on Cultural Studies”                                                                                  


Permanent Collections

National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM

Historic Santa Fe Foundation, Salon El Zaguán, Canyon Road, Santa Fe, NM

Zalma-Lofton Gallery, Santa Fe, NM