Sophie Horton is an Anglo-Welsh artist, educated at Goldsmiths College, University of London, gaining a B.A. Hons in Sculpture and M.A. in Fine Art.
Sophie Horton exhibits internationally including recently in the U.S.A. Australia, Korea, France and London U.K. where she is based.
Selected exhibitions in 2007-13:
Exhibition & Commission: ”Reception”
& “Capital”, 2013-2012 Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity, London. “Baize”
2011, Stroud International Textiles, Stroud, Gloucestershire. “Front Cover”
2010 Knit One Purl One, Touchstones, Rochdale, ”Half Timbered”
2010 (Solo) Plas Newydd, Wales, “Mill”
2009 at Monika Bobinska,London. “Hanging Out”
2009 (Solo) at Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales, “Ban Her”
2009 Ruthin Gaol, Ruthin Wales, “Trace(s)”
2008 at Schwartz Gallery, London, Puthall Park Sculpture Show, 2008 Wilts., “Close At Hand”
at Contemporary Art Projects, London, “Jerwood Drawing Prize Exhibition 2007”
London (and touring), and “Wintry”
at Lounge,(Monika Bobinska)
Residencies at Ruthin Craft Centre
, Wales,2009, Australian National University
, Canberra (2007), the University of Illinois
U.S.A. (2005), Cove Park
, Scotland (2004) and at Bolwick Hall
, Norfolk in 2003.
She has given workshops, seminars and lectures on her practice in the U.K., U.S.A. and Australia. Teaching includes under & post graduate Fine Art and or textile courses Goldsmiths College, London and Central St. Martins School of Art & Design, London. She presented her conference paper in "Looking Outside: Public Art Now" at the I.C.A. in 1999.
Permanent sculptures at: The Spit, Wandsworth, London. Cowlease Wood, Oxfordshire and Grendon Underwood School, Grendon Underwood, Aylesbury.
She has work in collections in Europe and the U.S.A.
For further information
, please see 2010 “In the Loop”vv edited by Dr. Jessica Hemmings. Black Dog Publishing Ltd. ISBN 9781906155964 and the “Surface Design” Journal 2009 for feature by Dr. Jessica Hemmings: “Guerilla Tactics and Feats of Negotiation: Knitted Installations by L.J. Lacey and Sophie Horton”.
A curriculum vitae is available on request.
Copyright 2013 Sophie Horton