He completed an MA degree in literature and writing from Concordia University (Montreal) and is currently a Master’s candidate in the Curatorial and Critical Studies program at the University of British Columbia. He is Research Fellow at Thompson Rivers University.
His fiction and essays have appeared in Tank, Fillip, Art Asia Pacific, Matrix, Geist and Dandelion magazines, and as recent contributions to publications for MIT Press, Black Dog Publishing, Jorge Pinto Books, Presentation House Gallery and Centre de recherche urbain de Montréal. His projects have been exhibited at Sox36 (Berlin), Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery (Montreal), ADN Galleria (Barcelona), The Commons (Vancouver), the Banff Centre (Banff, Alberta), Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane) Yukon Arts Centre (Whitehorse) and DARE-DARE (Montreal), among others.
Blomgren has lived at various times in Courtenay, British Columbia, Dawson City, Yukon, Montreal, Quebec, and Las Cruces, New Mexico. Over the years he has worked as a gallery director, university instructor, Volvo mechanic, crisis hot-line operator, competitive swimming coach and communications consultant.