Gloria Grace Blinn is  a self taught artist from Albuquerque, New Mexico. As an  established artist working and residing in the Land of Enchantment she is passionate about painting en plein air.  She has won awards, and  has been presented in many prestigious galleries.  She has developed a broad diversity of local, national, and international collectors.


Born in Casper, Wyoming she grew up in a large family and often escaped into her imagination to find solace and let her creativity come to life.  She had  the opportunity to travel internationally to England and Ireland, and also did charity work in Seoul South Korea. The traveling experiences increased her keen awareness to a world of beauty around her. She chose to pursue art in college. She won three gallery awards while attending. She donated art to an art auction funded by the college where her art won popularity and businesses around Albuquerque asked her to display her art. In one she developed a permanent exhibit creating an opportunity to develop personal clients. 


While participating in plein air art competitions she won several awards. Her art was chosen for the 11th National Plein Air Competition in Santa Fe.  She has participated in exhibitions at New Mexico Cancer Center’s Gallery With a Cause. The Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum currently hosts her art. She continues to educate and grow as an artist. Find her in the field or in her studio painting teaching, and giving the world the beauty that inspires her.

© 2016 by Gloria Blinn