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 recent exhibitions and commissions:
"Space/LCN Showcase #4" 2018, 1st Publication: "Eye on the Elephant"
SPACE, London, "Common & Garden"
at CGP gallery, London 2017, "Art At The Bridge" at Tower Bridge, London 2015/16, "Blog From A–Z Womens’ Artist Library" at Goldsmiths University, London, 2015, ”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)
Sophie Horton won “Best In Exhibition” #33 Annual Exhibition, selected by Sarah Pickstone & James Capper at CGP gallery, London 2017 Sponsored by Breckman & Company.
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.
Regular teaching and lecturing on Fine Art BA (Hons) Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design, Byam Shaw School of Art and on Textile MA. course at Goldsmiths University of London to 2012. Visiting lecturer at different art schools including the Royal College of Art. She presented her conference paper in "Looking Outside: Public Art Now" at the I.C.A.
Permanent sculptures at: The Spit, Wandsworth, London. Cowlease Wood, Oxfordshire and Grendon Underwood School, Grendon Underwood, Aylesbury.
She has work in collections in Europe, USA, and Australia
For further information
: 2017 & 2015 South London Press, 2015 Arts Programme London Live TV, 2014 Textile: The journal of Cloth and Culture Volume 12 Issue 1 etc, 2010 “In the Loop” 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.
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