Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Sophia Egarchos, Artist

Born Sydney, Australia, 1982

 


Education

2007  - Master of Visual Arts (MVA), Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

2004 Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours Class 1), Sydney College of the Arts

2003  Bachelor of Visual Arts (Painting), Sydney College of the Arts

 

Solo Exhibitions

2012 - Concrete Jungle – SNO 80, SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney

2010 - Sophia Egarchos. Peloton, Sydney

2009 - Rapsimo. Firstdraft, Sydney

2008 - SNO 40. SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney

 

Group Exhibitions

2013 - John Fries Memorial Art Prize for Emerging Artist – Finalist Exhibition, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney

         - Chippendale New World Art Prize – Finalist Exhibition, NG Art Pop Up Annex, Sydney

         - A.R.P Live, A.R.P Studios, Sydney

         -  SNO at The Australia Council, The Australian Council Foyer, Sydney

         -  Goodnight, Peloton, Sydney

2012 -  GastroPorn. NG Art Gallery, Sydney

         - Topographic 1. galleryeight satellite exhibition - The Rocks Pop-Up

         - SNO 81 SNO Fundraiser, SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney

2011 - SNO 78 Tribute to the Triangle, SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney

         - Fraser Studio Open Day Exhibition

2010 - Und6 Internationals. Curated by Billy Gruner, Jan van der Ploeg and Timan, Schwartz Gallery, London

         - SNO Group. Gallery 9, Sydney

         - Re-Disposed. Curated by Kyle Jenkins. University of Southern Queensland (Toowoomba Campus)

         - 40% Wool / 60% Arcylic. The Wall, World Bar, Sydney

         - From New Abstraction to Post-Formalism, SNO 61. Curated by Rhonda Davis and Camila Tellez,
           SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney

          - SNO 57, SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney

2009 - Le Fil (the thread). Gaffa, Sydney

          - SNO 50 Fundraiser. SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney

          - The Churchie Emerging Art Award, Finalist Exhibition

2008 - Quick – Unpick. Albion Street Gallery, Sydney

          - Through the Eye of a Needle. Gaffa, Sydney

2007 - Echelon. Peloton Gallery, Sydney

         - Postgraduate Degree Show (Masters). Sydney College of the Arts

2006 - Willoughby Art Prize Finalist Exhibition, Sydney

2005 - Polyformalism. Curated by Matthys Gerber and Giles Ryder. Dank Street, Project Space, Sydney

2004 - S.P.A.T. Newspace Gallery, Sydney

         - Undergraduate Degree Show (Honours). Sydney College of the Arts

         - Deja Vu / Jamais Vu. Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney

2003 - Undergraduate Degree Show. Sydney College of the Arts

 

Studio Residencies

2012-13 - 6 month studio residency A.R.P Projects, Sydney (Aug 2012 – Mar 2013)

2012 - 3 month studio residency The Gunnery, Artspace, Sydney (Jan – April)

2011 - 3 month studio residency Queen St Studios, Sydney (May – August) 

2008-9 - Studio Residency at SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney

 

Art Prizes

2013 - John Fries Memorial Art Prize for Emerging Artist, Finalist (upcoming)

         - Chippendale New World Art Prize, Finalist

2009 - The Churchie Emerging Art Award, Finalist

2006 - Willoughby Art Prize Finalist

 

Activities

2010-13 - Group committee member and gallery manager at SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney

2011 - Selected artist in the Art Speed dating event, part of Art Month Sydney

2010 - Gallery Volunteer at Peloton, Sydney

 

Collections

Artbank: National Contemporary Art Rental + various private collections in Australia, Belgium, Germany, London and Greece