Sophy Rickett

Sophy Rickett


Untitled 1, 2009, 50 x 50 cm, gelatin silver print


Sophy Rickett

1970 Born in London, UK
1997-99 MA Fine Art Photography, Royal College of Art, London
1990-93 BA (Hons) Photography, London College of Printing, London
Lives and works in London, UK

Selected Solo Exhibitions

L'Art Se Donne En Spectacle, Chateau de Lichtenbert, Alsace, France

To The River, Alnolfini, Bristol, UK

ArtSway's New Forest Pavilion, 54th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
Auditorium and Selected Works; Brancolini Grimaldi, London, UK

nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan
Bankhill Ice House, Berwick upon Tweek Film and Media Arts Festival, UK

Auditorium + recent photoworks; Ffotogallery Cardiff, UK
Alberto Peola, Turin, Italy

Auditorium, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK (part of Triple Echo season)

Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK

Alberto Peola, Turin, Italy

nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan
'Viva Roma' - A special commission of the British Council, Rome, Italy.
Centre pour l'image contemporain Saint-Gervais, Geneva, Switzerland
Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK

Alberto Peola, Turin, Italy
RENN Art Gallery, Paris, France

Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK
DCA, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK

Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions

The Art of Walking, Work Gallery, London

Portrait/Landscape: Genre Boundareis, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
Critical Dictionary, curated by David Evans, Work, London, UK

Inquiétantes étrangetés, Musée des Beaux Artes, Nantes
Here and Now, McManus Gallery, Dundee, UK
Just Photography, Martos Gallery, New York
Peeping Tom, Kunsthal KaDe Amersfoort, Netherlands

Are you a lucky artist?, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Italy
Elles: Les collections du Musée, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Peeping Tom, Vegas Gallery, London, UK

Time Warp, Explorer le temps: Künstler explorieren die Zeit, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch (a cura di Felicity Lunn), France
East Wing, Courtauld Institute, Somerset House, London, UK

New Photography in Britain, Galleria Civica, Modena, Italy
Night, Royal West of England Academy, Bath, UK

Les Peintres de la Vie Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Fotografierte Landschaften, Museum der bildenden Kunste, Leipzig, Germany
Ten Years, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, UK
Mirror, Mirror, Jerwood Space, London, UK

Responding to Rome, Estorick Collection, London, UK
Il Potere Delle Donne, Il Museo di Trento, Italy
Identity III, nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan
La Donna Oggetto - Miti e Metamorfosi al Femminile 1900 - 2005, Castello Sforzesco, Vigevano, Italy
Contemporart, Piccolo Miglio in Castello, Biennale Internazionale de Fotografia di Brescia, Italy

Autowerke, Museum of Fine Arts, Leipzig, Germany

Everything's Gone Green: Photography and the Garden, National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford, UK

Order & Chaos , Fotomuseum Winterthur (cur. Urs Stahel), Winterthur, Switzerland
Identity, Nichido contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan
Flock, Spacex Gallery, Exeter, UK.

Its only Words , London College of Printing, The London Institute, London, UK

Where Are We?, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
A Night on Earth, (cur. R. Christofori) Kunsthalle Munster, Munster, Germany
The Fantastic Recurrence of Certain Situations, (cur. Kate Bush), Canal de Isabel II, Madrid, Spain
No World Without You, The Herzilya Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
We are not ourselves, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

Common People: British Art from Phenomenon to Reality , Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo perl' Arte, Guarene, Italy
Evidence of Existence , The Bracknell Gallery, South Hill Park Arts Centre, UK Near and Elsewhere , The Photographers Gallery, London, UK
Evidence of Existence , Kunstraum Siegert, Basel, Switzerland
The Garden of Eros , Institute Verreina, Barcelona, Spain
Group Show , Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Tendance , Abbaye Saint-Andre Centred' Art Contemporain, Meymac, France
Word Enough to Take A Life, Word Enough to Save A Life , London, UK
Mayday , CAN, Neuchatel, Switzerland
River Deep, Mountain High , Gallery Westland Place, London; University of Dundee, Scotland

Remix , Musee des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, France
The Road, Beauvais, France
New Contemporaries 98 , Tea Factory, Liverpool, UK; Camden Arts Centre, London, UK; Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, UK
Critical Distance, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London, UK
Plastic Metropolis and Inventories, Shoreditch Biennial, London, UK Host , Tramway, Glasgow, UK
On the Bright Side of Life , Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin, Germany

Little Boxes, Cambridge Darkroom Gallery, Cambridge, UK
Contemporary British Photography, NGBK, Berlin, Germany
Public Relations: New British Photography, Stadthaus, Ulm, Germany

Silent/Still , (c.Peter Lewis), London Calling @ Arch 53, London, UK
Spatial Penetration, artists collaboration, Galatasaray, Berlin, Germany
Stadtluft, Architektenkammer, Berlin, Germany
Flag, Clink Street Wharf, London, UK
Euthanasia, Plummet, London, UK

Stream , Plummet, London, UK

Selected Film Screenings

Owl, M6; This is Our Land, Artsway, New Forest, Hampshire UK
Auditorium; LOOP Film Festival, Liceu Opera, Barcelona
Auditorium; Format Festival, Derby

Auditorium; Birds Eye Film Festival, Tate Britain and Prince Charles Cinema
Auditorium; Ritzy Cinema, Brixton

Auditorium; Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes

Awards and Commissions

Artist Associate-ship, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UK

Recipient of AHRC Practice Led Research Grant
Artist Associate-ship, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UK

Winner of Icona 09, Verona Art Fair, Verona, Italy

Recipient of Development Grant, Film and Video Umbrella, UK
Recipient of Excellence Award, University of Derby, UK

Recipient of Research Award, Arts and Humanities Research Council

Recipient of Individual Artists Award, Arts Council, England

Recipient of Mont Blanc Cutting Edge Award to Artists

Fellowship at St Johns College, Oxford
Arts Council of England, Helen Chadwick Fellowship, hosted by The British School at Rome / Ruskin School, Oxford

Fellowship at DCA, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK
Artist in residence, Grizedale Sculpture Park, Grizedale, UK
Recipient of The Woo Charitable Foundation Prize, UK

BMW Financial Services Millennium Commission in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK


Federal Reserve, Washington, USA
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaundengo, Guarene, Italy
FRAC, Alsace, France
FSA, London, UK
Goldman Sachs, London, UK
Government Art Collection, UK
MART, Trento, Italy
McManus Galleries, Dundee, UK
Merril Lynch, London, UK
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes, France
Museum of Visual Arts, Leipzig, Germany
Pompidou, Paris, France
Texas Pacific Group Collection, UK
Tower Place Development, London, UK
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Windsor GmbH, Germany
Worcester City Art Gallery, Worcester, UK

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