Mateo Blanco

Biographical Information

1981 Born; Miami, Florida

Selected Exhibitions

2014 Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum; Orlando, Florida
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum; New York
2015 The Louisville Slugger Museum; Louisville, Kentucky
2016 Disney Springs Resort; Orlando, Florida
2017 Mateo Blanco, The Virginia Miller Gallery; Miami, Florida
2018 Aloft Orlando Downtown; Orlando, Florida
The Memphis Zoo; Memphis, Tennessee
Wafi Mall; Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2019 "Rusty Batman," Tampa International Airport; Tampa Bay, Florida
Orlando Museum of Art; Orlando, Florida
2020 Jane's Art Center; New Smyrna Beach, Florida
2021 Gallery Biba; Palm Beach, Florida

Public and Private Collections

George H. W. Bush
Diego & Gisela Lowenstein
The Ritz Carlton; South Beach, Florida
Jim Pattison
The Jim Pattison Group
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum, multiple locations
The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
STK Orlando
The ONE Group
Disney Springs
The Walt Disney Company
PepsiCo, Inc.
FedEx Corporation
Domenico Maurici
Itay Moalem
Dr. Esther Pichardo & Dr. Angel De Los Reyes
Francia Escobar de Zárate Art Collection

Selected Publications

2018 "Odd is Art." Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
2019 Meyer, Edward. "Buying the Bizarre: Confessions of a Compulsive Collector."
2021 "Caged Bird" (film about Mateo Blanco), Fusion Fest; Orlando, Florida