Upcoming Exhibitions and Events

 

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16-24 Feb 2013
Artists Painting Live at The Sculpture Park, Waikato

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26 Jan - 3 March
"Aho Whenua" group show at Pataka Museum, Wellington

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2013
Parnell Gallery, Auckland

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2013
The Gallery Helena Bay Hill, Northland

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2013
Bryce Gallery, Christchurch

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2013
Red Spot Gallery, Rotorua


 

Past Exhibitions and Projects

 

Solo Exhibitions

2012 – Solo exhibition at Parnell Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2012 – Solo exhibition at the Gallery Helena Bay Hill, Northland, NZ
2011 – Solo exhibition at Red Spot Gallery, Rotorua, NZ
2010 – Solo exhibition at Toi o Tahuna Gallery, Queenstown, NZ
2009 – Solo exhibition at McCarthy Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2009 – Solo exhibition at the Gallery Helena Bay Hill, Northland, NZ
2008 – Solo exhibition “Beyond Wrongdoing and Rightdoing” at Toi o Tahuna Gallery, Queenstown, NZ
2008 – Solo exhibition at Erenus Art Gallery, Ankara, TURKEY
2008 – Solo exhibition at the Gallery Helena Bay Hill, Northland, NZ
2007 – Solo exhibition “The Rope of Mankind” at Aveia Gallery, Auckland, NZ

 

Key Projects and Events

Nov 2012 – Public artwork commission - 9 x 15metre paste-up of Tiki Taane portrait on a wall in Newmarket
Nov 2011 – The New Zealand Portrait Gallery commissioned Sofia to paint Dame Joan Metge's portrait
Nov 2011 – Collaborative "Woven Paintings" project with Orakei School children
Oct 2011 – Live painting demonstration at the New Zealand Fellowship of Artists' Gallery
Nov 2010 – Art Week Auckland 'Insiders Guide', Sofia gave a talk at Parnell Gallery introducing her artwork to an exclusive tour group
Oct 2010 – Guest artist and live painting demonstration at ARTauckland 2010
Sep 2010 – Judge of North Shore City Art Awards.  Fellow judges Liz Caughey and Jeff Thompson
Jun 2010 – Guest Speaker at the Emerging Artist Forum at Satellite Gallery in Newton
Jun 2010 – “Without Boundaries – Art for Autism” collaborative painting project between Sofia and NZ autistic children
Feb 2010 – "Canvassing The Treaty" collaborative art project and documentary

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012 – What Do You Dream? Little Lotus charity art auction for refugee children on Thai/Burma border, NZ
2012 – Adam Portraiture Awards national touring exhibition of finalists, NZ

2012 – Guest artist at the Whakatane Arts Festival due to being a previous recipient of Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award, NZ
2011 – "The Makers of Modern NZ" Exhibition at NZ Portrait Gallery, Wellington, NZ

2011 – Joint Show with Aaron Kereopa at Toi o Tahuna Gallery, Queenstown, NZ
2011 – Joint Show "Connecting Threads" with Matt Gauldie at Parnell Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2010 – Adam Portraiture Awards national touring exhibition of finalists, NZ
2010 – "What it is to be Kiwi" group show at Harrisons Gallery, Tauranga, NZ
2010 – “Inner Strength” women’s charity exhibition, NZ Art Guild at Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland, NZ
2009 – “My Favourite Things” group show at Harrisons Gallery, Tauranga, NZ
2009 – Kings College Art Sale, Auckland, NZ
2009 – Atamira | Maori in the City, creative expo at Auckland Showgrounds, NZ
2009 – Winter group show at Toi o Tahuna Gallery, Queenstown, NZ
2009 – Baradene College Art Show, Auckland, NZ
2009 – “LIFE Exhibition” group fundraising show for Leukaemia, Auckland, NZ
2009 – “Shave An Artist” charity art auction & artist head shaving event, Auckland, NZ
2008 – Adam Portraiture Award Exhibition, NZ Portrait Gallery, Wellington, NZ
2008 – International group show, The Dolmabahce Palace Museum, Istanbul, TURKEY
2007 – Xmas group show at the Artist’s Room Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
2007 – “Whence We Came” charity show for Kidney Kids, Ashton Grove, Auckland, NZ
2007 – Aaron Kereopa & Sofia’s exhibition at Toi o Tahuna Gallery, Queenstown, NZ
2007 – Australian and New Zealand Art Exhibition at Agora Gallery, New York, USA
2007 – “Meridian Energy Plunket Art Show 2007″, Aigantighe Art Gallery, Timaru, NZ
2007 – “Mid Summer Night’s Dream” group exhb, Tara Poolman Gallery, Matakana, NZ
2007 – “Adore – Cherishing the Feminine”, group show, Haven Art, Waipu, NZ
2007 – “Northern Light”, group show, Haven Art, Waipu, NZ
2006 – “Magic” international group exhibition at Estense Castle in Ferrara, ITALY
2006 – Mazda Artworks, The Hilton Auckland, NZ
2006 – “Artshowcase” Sofia featured artist, Auckland East Arts Council, Grace Joel, NZ
2006 – True Colours Charitable Trust Art Auction, NZ
2005 – Auckland East Arts Council Art Exhibition, NZ
2005 – Saint Kentigern School Parents and Friends Fundraising Event, NZ
2005 – “Different Places Different Faces”, 3 artist show, Lake House Gallery, Akl, NZ
2005 – Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Awards, Whakatane, NZ
2004 – NZ Runway, Fashion Week, Auckland viaduct, NZ
2004 – Grace Joel Exhibition, Auckland, NZ
2004 – Ronald McDonald House Charity Silent Auction, NZ