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
2022 Duque Arango Contemporáneo Gallery; Medellin, Colombia

Public and Private Collections

George H. W. Bush
Francia Escobar
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
Lucy Doughty 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