Blader makes paintings, experimental films, and plays music. Her work has been presented at the Smithsonian, Location One, and other notable venues. Her films have been written about in the New York Times, Art Forum, and Art Review. Blader has several projects in the works including LOCAL, an experimental documentary about land use and eminent domain. She has won grants, including from the Durfee foundation and Kodak Film. She received an MFA from Claremont Graduate University.