New York, NY
Untitled (Modesty), 2010
Sophia Wallace (b. 1978 Seattle, lives Brooklyn) is an American artist working in conceptual photography and video. Exhibitions include: KUNSTHALLE Wien Contemporary Museum in Vienna, Colgate University’s Clifford Gallery, MiLK Gallery, TASCHEN Gallery, Aperture Gallery, The Assembly Room in London, Sasha Wolf Gallery, Kopeikin Gallery, Carnegie Art Museum and the Australian Centre of Photography among others. Her solo exhibition ‘The New Masculine‘ was at Leslie-Lohman Gallery in Soho, New York November of 2010. Awards include PDN’s Curator Award, Critic’s Pick by the Griffin Museum of Photography, American Photography AP-25, and ARTslant’s Showcase Award. Notable publications include No Fashion Please! a 160 page hardcover catalog by KUNSTHALLE wien Museum and Identities Now, a hardcover book of Contemporary portraiture by Peter Hay Halbert Fine Art. Wallace received her Bachelors degree in Government with a Minor in African American Studies from Smith College in 2000. She went on to earn a Master of Arts in Photography from New York University and The International Center of Photography in 2005. Wallace often lectures at Universities, Colleges and Photography Industry events. Presently, Wallace is a 2012 Van Lier Fellow in the Art Law Residency of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.