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Sophia V. Wheelwright  

Email: sophiawheelwrightartist@gmail.com

Website: www.sophiawheelwright.com

Instagram: sophiamesh

Facebook: Sophiawheelwrightartist

 

PROJECTS

2018 Installation, "Visible Currents", Office of Arts & Culture commission, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA 

2017 Installation,  “Undersea Aviary”, private residence, West Seattle collaboration with Michael Henderson, Seattle, WA

2017 Installation, "OxBow Park Hat", Georgetown Art & Garden Show,  Seattle, WA 

2016 Installation, "Suspended Eddies", Downtown Seattle Association commission Occidental Square, Seattle, WA ( lighting by/David Verkade)

2016 Installation, "MacKinnon Mass", Equinox Studio, Seattle, WA 

2016 Installation, "MacKinnon Weather", Equinox Studio, Seattle, WA

2015 Installation, "Pathways", Equinox Studio, Seattle, WA ( w/Betty Jo Costanzo)

2014 Installation, “Accreted Mesh”, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

2014 Installation, (outdoor),“Glen & Now”, Lo-Fi Festival, Arlington, WA

2014 Installation, “Women of Equinox”, All City Coffee, Seattle, WA

2013 Installation, “Mesh 101”, Equinox Studio, Seattle, WA

2013 Installation, (outdoor, w/ Mary Hubbard), Gigapixel Art Zoom Project, parking garage, Seattle

2012 Installation, “Giraffe”, Equinox Studio, Seattle, WA

2012 Installation, “Extraordinary in the Everyday”, Fremont Abbey Arts Center, Seattle, WA

2011 Installation (w/Mary Hubbard), empty commercial space,  2nd Ave, Seattle, WA

2009 Assorted sculpture, “New Growth”, Good Shepherd Center, Seattle, WA

1997 Paper Works, sculpture, School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

INSTALLATIONS for performances/film

2015 Installation  “Vernae” (sculptural elements in multimedia performance) The Drugstore, Belgrade, Serbia

2015 Installation “Vernae”, (sculptural elements in multimedia performance), Northwest Film   Forum, Seattle, WA

2015 Installation, “Vernae” (sculptural elements for a film shoot), Yakima River, Washington

ARTICLES/INTERVIEWS/Documentaries

2018     Artist of the Week 1/19/18 - interview in Seattle Refined, a KOMO News online magazine

http://seattlerefined.com/features/artistoftheweek/artist-of-the-week-sophia-wheelwright

2017       featured in article in online magazine, All About Aluminum,        https://aluminiumleader.com/focus/another_sky_at_occidental_park/

 2016       feature article in online magazine, Creators Vice, https://creators.vice.com/en_us/article/pgq537/suspended-eddies-mesh-installation

2016        TV mention on Nancy Guppy’s, New Day Northwest,

https://www.king5.com/article/entertainment/television/programs/new-day-northwest/weekend-zone-nancy-guppys-top-5-arts-entertainment-events/323992825

2016         online mention on Nancy Guppy’s, Art Zone calendar

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xp4J0Ab2Uok

2014     Video documentary on “Glen & Now”, @ Lo-Fi 2014 Festival: Ad Hoc

 

2014    iBook publication including text and interview connected with:   

             Installation, “Accreted Mesh”, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA                                  

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/accreted-terrane/id940668724?ls=1&mt=11

 

EDUCATION

2018 Certificate received from Seattle Public Art Boot Camp - intensive public art training

2008 Bachelor of Fine Arts: Experiential Learning - Antioch University, Seattle

2006 Participant in Fiber Arts Certificate program - University of Washington, Seattle

1998 Certificate: Fine Art Studio - School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1991 Certificate: Intensive Studio training  - Actors Space, NYC

1981-1985 Bachelors Studies: Humanities - UC Berkeley, CA

AFFILIATIONS

The Field, Seattle, WA (artist project development group)

Studio Current, Seattle, WA (performative studio space and artist group)

Fiberati, Seattle WA (A Collective of Fiber and Mixed-Media Artists)