Publications

World of Interiors, November 2018
Frieze profile, September 2018
Architectural Digest, July 2018
San Francisco Chronicle, exhibition review, June 2018
San Francisco Magazine, April 2018
Wallpaper, February 2018
La Garconne, February 2018
Architectural Digest, February 2018
Remodelista, Issue 51, December 2017
SPACES, Marin Magazine, Winter/Spring 2018
Modern Magazine, Winter 2018
her. Magazine, Volume 04, 2017
Mohawk Maker Quarterly, Issue 11, 2017
Art Agenda exhibition review, January 2017
Frieze exhibition review, January 2017
New York Times Style Magazine, November 2016
Apartamento, Issue 18, 2016
Maharam Stories, October 2016
New York Times, November 2015
Cultured Magazine, Winter 2015
Apartamento, Issue 08, 2013
Man of the World, No. 4, 2013
Casa/Brutus, August 2012
ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST Germany, March 2012
Wallpaper, January 2012
Dwell, November 2010
Casa/Brutus, November 2010
C Magazine, May 2009
California Home & Design, July 2008
American Craft, October/November 2007
World of Interiors, June 2000
Woodwork - Magazine for All Woodworkers, October 1999

Catalogues

Cups, plates, bowls and sculptures: ceramics 1950 – 1999, Dent De Leone, December 2016
'JB Blunk: painting, drawing, sculpture', the Landing, 2015
’Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design’, Museum of Art and Design, New York, 2011
‘JB Blunk’, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, California, 2010
‘JB Blunk: A collection of work from 1952 – 1992’, SF 20/Reform Gallery, San Francisco, California, 2008
‘The Makers Hand: American Studio Furniture, 1940 – 1990’, Edward S. Cook Jr., Gerald W. R. Ward, Kelly H. L'Ecuyer (MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts Boston: 2003)
‘JB Blunk: California Spirit’, Bolinas Museum, California, 2000
‘JB Blunk: 100 Plates’, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma, 1984
‘JB Blunk: Sculpture’, Pickard Galleries, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1984

Books

Alma Allen & JB Blunk: In Conversation, ed. Brooke Hodge (August Editions: 2019)
The Once and Future Forest, Save the Redwoods League (Heyday: 2018)
Handcrafted Modern, Leslie Williamson (Rizzoli International Publications: 2010)
Modern Americana: Studio Furniture from High Craft to High Gloss, Todd Merrill and Julia V. Levine (Rizzoli International Publications: 2008)
Contemporary Natural, Phyllis Richardson (Thames & Hudson Ltd: 2002)
Craftsman Lifestyle: the Gentle Revolution, Olivia H. Emery (A California Design Publication: 1976)
Handmade Houses: A Guide to Woodbutcher's Art, Art Boericke and Barry Shapiro (Scrimshaw Press: 1973)
Objects: USA, Lee Nordness (Viking Press: 1970)

Exhibitions

1954 Solo show, Chou-Koron Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1956 Group show at the Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
1958 ‘East/West Exhibition’, San Francisco Museum, San Francisco, CA
1965 Group show, Egg and the Eye Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1969 'Objects USA', Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
1970 ‘With These Hands’, ABC Documentary Film
1973 Group show, Lester Gallery, Inverness, CA
1974 ‘Outdoor Sculpture’, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
1976 ‘Sculpture in the Bay Area’, James Willis Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1977 Group show, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
1978 Solo show, ‘Sculptures 1952-1977’, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1978 Group show, Galerie Schreiner, Basel, Switzerland
1981 Solo show of ceramics, ‘100 Plates Plus’, David Cole Gallery, Inverness, CA
1981 Solo show of ceramics, ‘100 Plates Plus’, Artspace, Los Angeles, CA
1982 Solo show of ceramics, ‘100 Plates Plus’ University of North Dakota, ND
1982 Group show, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1983 Group show, David Cole Gallery, Inverness, CA
1984 Solo show of ceramics, ‘100 Plates Plus’, Oklahoma State University, Norman, OK
1986 Solo show, ‘A Sculptor’s Place’, San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
1989 Solo show, 'Sculptures, Ceramics, Stone, Wood', Smith Anderson Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1991 Group show, Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA
1999 Group show with John Anderson, Eubank Studio, Point Reyes Station, CA
2000 Solo show, ‘California Spirit’, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
2005 Solo show, Dance Palace Community Center, Point Reyes Station, CA
2007 Design Miami/Basel with Reform Gallery, Miami, FL
2008 Design Miami/Basel with Reform Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
2009 SF20 Design Fair with Reform Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010 Solo show, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Frieze Art Fair, Blum & Poe, New York, NY
2010 'The Anniversary Show', SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
2011 'Crafting Modernism', Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
2011 ‘Big A@# Sculpture Show’, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012 Frieze Art Fair with Blum & Poe, New York, NY
2015 'Art and Other Tactics', Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA
2015 'JB Blunk: painting, drawing, sculpture', the Landing, Los Angeles, CA
2016 'JB Blunk', Blum & Poe, Tokyo, Japan
2017 'Chair Stories', Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
2017 'Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia', The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
2018 FOG Design + Art Fair, with Reform/The Landing and Blum & Poe, San Francisco, CA
2018 'In Conversation: Alma Allen and JB Blunk', Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
2018 'Designed in California', SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
2018 'Marin Collects', College of Marin Fine Arts Gallery, Kentfield, CA
2018 'JB Blunk: Nature, Art & Everyday Life', Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
2018 'Ship of Dreams: Artists, Poets, and Visionaries of the S.S. Vallejo', Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA
2018 Frieze New York, with Blum & Poe, New York, NY
2018 'JB Blunk', Kate MacGarry, London, UK
2019 FOG Design + Art Fair, with Reform/The Landing, San Francisco, CA
2019 'Ship of Dreams: Artists, Poets, and Visionaries of the S.S. Vallejo', Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
2019 'In Conversation: Alma Allen and JB Blunk', Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
2019 Dallas Art Fair, with Reform/The Landing, Dallas, TX