Sophie (she/her) is an artist, designer & people watcher. She explores humanity’s compulsion to accumulate material using vivid colours, intriguing patterns & textures. She investigates ways to create work from repurposing material and navigating her practice responsibly.

Exhibited internationally & awarded the Stanley Picker prize, Sophie visually interprets in colour and with humour.

BIOGRAPHY

b. 1985  ~ Peterborough Cambridgeshire

Currently lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland

QUALIFICATIONS

2021 - 2022 ~ Portfolio Preparation Course: Glasgow School of Art

2004 - 2007 ~ BA (hons) Fine Art: Kingston University, London

2005 ~ Fine Art: Sculpture & Drawing: Grand Valley State University, Michigan USA

2003 ~ Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, Wisbech Collage of West Anglia, UK

AWARDS

2006 ~ Stanley Picker Gallery Scholarship

2004 ~ Kingston University Travel Scholarship to Grand Valley University,  USA

PUBLICATIONS & COLLECTIONS

Book - Art of a Priestess by Maria Anderson 

Poetry on Femininity/Birth/Womanhood ~ Selected drawings by Sophie Grindlay

'Cuttin' about in colour' 2021 exhibition prints available to purchase from the Alchemy Experiement store/Christmas Market

Mother Like No Other Charity Calendar for Women's Aid

T5 Gallery - London 

EXHIBITIONS

Solo show

Nicolls Gallery Glasgow ~ 23rd - 28th September 2021

Group shows

SaltSpace Gallery Glasgow ~ More space for the people

for COP26 16th Sept onward

GOHAF ~ Glasgow Open House Arts Festival ~ Online piece for  'Artists in isolation'

24th - 27th September 

Recent

M Gallery Glasgow ~ February 2019 ~ My Mother is an artist Group Show

Six Foot Gallery  ~ January 2019 ~ Six Foot Gallery Artist Showcase

Project Ability Trongate ~November 2018 ~ 30x30 Exhibition

Selected past exhibitions

Nolia's Gallery London ~ An Obscure Cartography

The Cowshed London ~ After America

Calder Arts Centre, Michigan USA ~ Finger Food

Grand Rapids, Michigan USA ~ World Aids Day Keeping the promise

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