Blom was born in 1982 in Pretoria and lives in Cape Town.

Solo shows include New Works at Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf (2015); Place and Space at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah and also at Atlanta, Georgia, USA (2011-12); The Black Hole Universe at Galerie van der Mieden in Antwerp and also at 5x6x9, Berlin (2010); in addition to Stevenson. Group shows include Material Matters: New Art from Africa at the Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean in Port Louis; Handle with Care!, the ninth Ostrale International Exhibition of Contemporary Art at the Ostrale Centre in Dresden (2015); Thinking, Feeling, Head, Heart at The New Church Museum, Cape Town (2015); The Evolution of Art 1830-2140, Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin (2013); The Global Contemporary: Art worlds after 1989, ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany (2011); Ampersand, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin (2010); and .ZA: Young art from South Africa, Palazzo Delle Papesse, Siena, Italy (2008).

In 2014 Blom won the third Jean-François Prat Prize for contemporary art in Paris.