'...Works aggressively delve into social standards, stereotypes, and platitudes that are integrated into daily life of the 21st century, for better or worse.' - Juxtapoz, 2011

 

UK Artist
Graduated, Liverpool John Moores School of Art, (Bachelor of Fine Art)
 

Sophie Gibson is a Burnley based artist working across the north of England. Her work explores consumerism, corporate selling culture and our throwaway society.

She works with collage as well as sculpture, analogue photography and public interventions/exhibitions. 
 


Exhibitions

Sophie Gibson -Towneley Hall, Burnley, March 3rd - May 31st 2018 (solo exhibition)

The Locale, Art Collective, Liminality - Cass Art, Glasgow, February 2018                                                                                                

The Locale, Art Collective, Annual Exhibition - Govanhill Baths, Glasgow, November 2017                                                                                               Lancashire Photography Open - Obscura Darkrooms, Blackburn, May 2017
Residency Exhibition, The Bureau - Blackburn, April 2017

Clothworkers' Hall - Leeds University, Leeds, *POSTPONED* 
The Local, Art Collective - Glasgow, August 2016
The Winter Exhibition 2016 - The Royal Institute of The Fine Arts, Glasgow, November - January 2016

The Beer Mat Collection - Mechanics, Burnley, May- July 2015
Chorlton Arts Festival 2015 - Oddest Bar, Chorlton, May 2015
Christmas Show 2014 - Six Foot Gallery, Glasgow, December 2014- January 2015

Lytham Arts Festival 2014 - Lytham St Annes, June 2014
6x6x2014 - Rochester Contemporary Art Centre, NY, USA, June - July 2014
Art On The Hill - Church On The Hill, Southside Fringe, Glasgow, May 2014
Secret 7" - Mother, London, April 2014
The Font Bar - Manchester, December 2013- November 2014
Winter Blues 5,000 - HeadSpace, Liverpool, December2013 - January 2014

The 153nd Annual Exhibition - Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, Glasgow, November - December 2013
6x4 Exhibition - Cooper Gallery Project Space in DJCAD, Dundee, March 2013
Urban Photography - Marburae Gallery, Cheshire, February - March 2013
Frames - Nexus Art Cafe, Manchester, January - February 2013
Cache; Hidden Treasures - Pendle Gallery, Nelson, December 2012 - January 2013

A.Gallery - Glasgow, November - December 2012
Northern Arts Uncovered -Leeds Gallery, Leeds, 21st April 2012

The Lomo Show - HeadSpace, Liverpool, 28th October - 20th November 2011
Same As It Ever Was - Blackburne House, Liverpool, 5th - 28th September 2011
Coffeehouse Photography Month - The Shrewsbury Coffeehouse, Shrewsbury, 1st - 31st August 2011
Showcase London - London, June 2011
Charlotte Bromley & Sophie Gibson - Pendle Gallery, Nelson, 11th - 29th June 2011
The Postcard Show - i-Candy Arts, Hastings, May 2011
The Sketchbook Project 2011 Tour - USA, March - April 2011

BlankMarket Open All Hours - Manchester, November 2010
Village of The Damned - Horror Film Festival, Auchmithie, Scotland, October 2010
there is beauty in the city:Leiden - Leiden, Netherlands, September 2010
Sophie Gibson Printed Response - LET Project - The art Bunker, Burnley, August 2010
Independents Biennial - The Quarter, Liverpool, July 2010 - July 2011
there is beauty in the city - Asturias, Spain, July 2010
RE:fuse/RE:use Tabletop Assemblage - Climate/Gallery, NY, USA, May 2010
there is beauty in the city - AirSpace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, April 2010
Before Your Very Eyes - PITT Studios, Worcester, March 2010

 


Commissions

Burnley Mechanics - Commissioned to create new work in response to the heritage and building. Four works currently on permanent display at venue.


Publications & Reviews

Kollektiv Gallery - May 2016
yellerzine - Wanderlust issue 2014
DEADBIRD Review - October 2013
White Coffee Magazine - October 2013
Capital No zine - Autumn 2013
Juxtapoz - December 2011
The Flaneur - August quarter 2010


Residencies  

The Bureau - Blackburn February - April 2017
PAPER - Manchester, January & February 2016
Stiwdio Maelor - Wales, June 2015


Where To Buy

NOW


DYNAMITE GALLERY
Original artworks from The Beer mat Collection & limited edition 3D print

Available at :
13 Trafalgar Street
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 4EQ

www.dynamitegallery.com

 

 

Previously

 

ZABLUDOWICZ COLLECTION
Limited Edition Beer Mat Prints
Fashioned Smooth, four prints per pack.

Available at :
176 Prince of Wales Road
London
NW5 3PT

www.zabludowiczcollection.com
 

Previously

ZAP SHOP
Limited Edition, Beer Mat Four Pack

Located:
41 Dover Street
London
W1S 4NS

www.zapshopart.com

 Arts Council England supports arts and culture using public money from the Government and the National Lottery. Sophie Gibson has been supported as an independent Artist using public funding by Arts Council England.  This grant was awarded to the Artist in October 2018  www.artscouncil.org.uk

Arts Council England supports arts and culture using public money from the Government and the National Lottery. Sophie Gibson has been supported as an independent Artist using public funding by Arts Council England.

This grant was awarded to the Artist in October 2018 www.artscouncil.org.uk