Sophia Wallace

Born: Seattle, Washington
Lives: Brooklyn, New York

Sophia Wallace (b. 1978) is a New York City based artist. Working in photography and video, Wallace merges narrative, documentary, fashion, and performance strategies as part of her conceptual practice. Graduating with Honors from Smith College, she received her MA in Photography from New York University and the International Center of Photography in 2005. Wallace has received critical acclaim for her work including Winner of PDN's Curator Award, Critic's Pick by the Griffin Museum, Winner of American Photography AP-25 and Winner of ARTslant's Showcase Award. She has also received Honorable Mention in MAGENTA Flash Forward and the CENTER Project Competition. Her work will be featured in 'Identities Now' a fine art book by Peter Halbert Fine Art Gallery expected out in the beginning of 2012. Wallace exhibits regularly in New York and Internationally. Notable shows include an upcoming museum exhibition at KUNSTHALLE wein in Vienna with Alex Prager, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Bruce Weber and Erwin Olaf at entitled 'No Fashion, Please!' in November of 2011and a three person exhibition at Colgate Clifford Gallery with Catherine Opie, and Jo Ann Santangelo November 2011-January 2012. Most recently Wallace's work was exhibited at the Affordable Art Fair with Kris Graves Projects and in 'Shades of Gray' auction at Daniel Cooney Fine Art. Her solo exhibition 'The New Masculine' was at Leslie-Lohman Gallery in Soho, New York November of 2010. Additional shows in New York include TASCHEN Gallery, Aperture Gallery and Sasha Wolf Gallery. She has also shown at Kopeikin Gallery, Carnegie Art Museum and at The Assembly Room in London.

Education

2005
  • Master of Arts, Photography
    New York University & The International Center of Photography, New York, New York
2000
  • Bachelor of Arts, Majoring in Government, Minoring in African American Studies
    Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2010

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011
2010
2009
2008
  • Pink and Bent
    Leslie-Lohman Gallery, New York, New York
2004

Selected Bibliography

2011
2010
2009

Selected Awards and Grants

2011
2010
2009
2008

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