Sophie Cooper White, C.V. 2018                                        

sopwhite@gmail.com                                                                       

 

Education:     

                   MFA, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2017

                   BFA, The Cooper Union, School of Art, New York, NY, 2006

Honors

                    2017, Venture Fund Grant, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

                    2016, The Nokey Award, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

                    2015, MFA Merit Award, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

                    2015, Graduate Grant Award, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

                    2006, The Michael S. Vivo Award for Excellence in Drawing, Cooper Union

                    2002, Four year, full tuition merit scholarship, Cooper Union

Exhibitions:

                  10/2018, TBA, Gross McCleaf, Philadelphia, PA

                  9/2018, Born to ShopSpace 1026, Philadelphia, PA

                  4/ 2018, PAFA Meets Pratt, Old City Jewish Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

                  1/2018-2/2018, The Greatest Show on Earth, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                  11/2017-12/2017, Small Works, Cerulean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

                  7/ 2017- 8/ 2017, Get it While It’s Cheap #5, Marginal Utility, Philadelphia, PA

                  7/ 2017, Playbook, selected MFA work from PAFA and BU, On Stellar Rays, New York, NY

                  6/ 2016- 9/ 2016, Happiness, Liberty, Life? American Art and Politics, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA

                  11/ 2015, WE PAIN, Lumpxx, Raleigh, NC                                                                   

                  5/ 2015, Let’s Be Real, Projekt 722, Brooklyn, NY

                  3/ 2014, The Last Brucenniel, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY                                                            

                  10/ 2013, Abreaction, Tri-Lox Workshop, Brooklyn, NY                                                                                    

                  10/ 2012, Lumpy Land, Magic Pictures, Philadelphia, PA

                  2/ 2012- 4/ 2012, The Brucenniel 2012: Harderer. Betterer. Fasterer. Strongerer. The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY                            

                  6/ 2011, Epic Pain, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA               

                  4/ 2011, Sophie White: Magic Objects: Magic Pictures, Philadelphia, PA                    

                  2/ 2011, The Haunted Fridge, Magic Pictures, Philadelphia, PA

                  2/10, Miseducation: the 2010 Brucenniel, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

                  3/09, One City , 33 Washington Street, Newark, NJ   

                  6/08, Beyondo, SubOcto Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

                  6/08, Sophie White: Windows, Cakeshop, New York, NY

                  12/07, Uncommon Thread, Madarts, Brooklyn, NY                

                  12/06, Hungry Ghosts II, Glassworks Building, New York, NY

                  11/06, Human Nature #2, Yukiko Kawase Galerie d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France

                  10/06, Slick Contemporary Art FairLa Bellevilloise, Paris, France

                  7/06, Hungry Ghosts, Glassworks Building, New York, NY

Residencies: 

                    7/16     Dumfries House Artist Residency,  East Ayrshire, Scotland (The Royal Drawing School)

                    9/14     The Golden Dome: The Magician, Woodstock, NY (Facilitated by Eliza Swann)

Experience:

                    9/17-                Art Handler, The International Center of Photography, New York, NY

                    6/17-                Preparator, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA

                    8/16- 12/16      Graduate Teaching Assistant for Advanced Drawing, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

                    1/16- 6/16        Graduate Assistant in Woodblock Printing, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

                    1/16- 6/16        Graduate Assistant in Bronze Foundry, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

                    10/15               Visiting Critic, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

                    7/15-8/15         Art Handler, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

                    8/12-                Preparator, The Institute of Contemporary Art, U Penn, Philadelphia, PA

                    8/12- 6/15        Educator/ Events and Exhibition Support, Bartram’s Garden, John Bartram Association, Philadelphia, PA

                    6/12- 8/12        Artist Counselor, West Park Cultural Center: Camp Ginko, Philadelphia, PA    

                    2/08- 3/09       Environmental Educator, The Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment, Brooklyn, NY       

                    11/07- 2/08      Gallery Guide, The New Museum, New York, NY

                    7/05- 8/05        Painting Teacher, Freedom School: Paolo Friere inspired free summer program, New York, NY 

                    10/01-6/02       Youth Insights Educator, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY