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SOPHIE CAPE MAELSTROM


Cover: Sophie Cape Dawn has overthrown the dolorous dark, 2018 Charcoal, ash, ink, pigment, acrylic, oil, graphite, soil 139 x 200 cm


SOPHIE CAPE MALESTROM 21 November – 9 December 2018 Opening 24 November 2018, 2 – 4 pm


Afraid of nothing, as though I had wings 2018 charcoal, ash, ink, acrylic, oil, graphite, carborundum, salt, butterfly wings, metal on canvas 137 x 194 cm $18,500


Till the golden seas break in crisp whispers at our feet 2018 charcoal, ash, ink, acrylic, oil, graphite, carborundum, salt, rust on canvas 163 x 198 cm $20,000


Dawn has overthrown the dolorous dark 2018 charcoal, ash, ink, pigment, acrylic, oil, graphite, soil, carborundum, salt on canvas 139 x 200 cm $18,500


Lightning tears whirlwinds as bleeding sparks fly 2018 Charcoal, ink, pigment, acrylic, oil, carborundum, soil, salt, metal on canvas 137 x 190 cm $18,500


Flying from thunder, roaring to rapture 2018 ash, pigment, acrylic, oil, bitumen, soil, salt, plant material on canvas 137 x 200 cm $18,500


Moonlight silvers the songs and silence of the night 2018 charcoal, ash, ink, pigment, acrylic, oil, graphite, salt, blood, feather on canvas 137 x 193 cm $18,500


Beyond the belt of vapor beneath us 2018 Charcoal, ink, pigment, acrylic, oil, graphite, soil, salt, rust on canvas 161 x 211 cm $20,000


Mischief hangs in treacherous beauty 2018 charcoal, ash, ink, pigment, acrylic, oil, graphite, carborundum, salt on canvas 161 x 208 cm $20,000


Suspended amid the delicate and the mighty 2018 Ink, pigment, soil, ash, oil, plant material, rust on canvas 163 x 211 cm $20,000


SOPHIE CAPE EDUCATION: 2010

National Art School, B. Fine Art (Painting)

2000

Central St. Martins College of Art & Design, London

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS: 2017

Slaughterhouse Road – Olsen Gallery

2016

Montagne di marmo- drawings from the quarries of Carrara- Olsen Irwin Works on Paper, Small Paintings and Sculpture, Sydney

2015

An Unending Shadow – Dementia, Mosman Regional Art Gallery In the heart of the mountain where no words are spoken, Olsen Irwin, Sydney

2014

Shadows of White – From Shaolin to Everest, Olsen Irwin Works on Paper, Small Paintings and Sculpture, Sydney

2013

Magistra Natura – in collaboration with Master Printmaker John Loane, Olsen Irwin, Sydney

2012

Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong

2011

New Works, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 2015

Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Carriageworks Important Works on Paper and Sculpture, Olsen Irwin, Sydney Tattersalls Invitational Landscape Award, Queensland The Art of Shakespeare - The Bell Shakespeare Company Invitational 25 year Exhibition, Sydney Opera House


Redlands Invitational Contemporary Art Prize, NAS Gallery 2014

Salon des Refuses, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney The Blow’In Collective, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Paddington Art Prize, National Council of Jewish Women Melbourne International Art Fair, Melbourne Hutchins Works on Paper Award, Tasmania Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, Adelaide Perry Gallery Middle Head: 33° 50’ S, 151°14’ E, Mosman Regional Art Gallery Embers of Empathy, Bushfire Volunteers, Charity Auction Australian Wildlife Art Foundation, Charity Auction, Melbourne

2013

Outpost: Middle Head Residency, Mosman Art Gallery Xucun International Art Festival, Xucun China

2012

Portia Geach Portrait Prize, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney Melbourne Art Fair, with Tim Olsen Gallery, Melbourne Finalist, William Fletcher British School of Rome Residency Sydney Biennale ArtBar Animation After Hours, Pier 2/3, Sydney Future Au Feminin, Cite International des Arts, Paris Finalist, AIAS Prix d’Honneur, Wroclaw, Poland FIND Festival of International New Drama, Schaubuhne Theatre, Berlin Illuminations, Jitter, Contemporary Australian Animation, Bondi Pavilion

2011

RBS Emerging Artist Awards Exhibition, Sydney Between the Heads Exhibition, Middle Head National Park, Sydney Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, Adelaide Perry Gallery People’s Choice Award, Portia Geach Portrait Prize, SH Irvin Gallery, Sydney Salon de Refuses, SH Irvin Gallery, Sydney New Works, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney


2010

Portia Geach Portrait Prize, SH Irvin Gallery Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, Adelaide Perry Gallery In Character Group Exhibition, NAS Stairwell Gallery

2009

Portia Geach Portrait Prize, SH Irvin Gallery Flinders Ranges: Working in the Landscape Exhibition, NAS Stairwell Gallery

2008

On an Island Group Exhibition, Cockatoo Island NAS Drawing Prize Exhibition, Xavier Art Space Drawing Group Exhibition, 285 Liverpool Street Gallery Road: Ride Group Exhibition, Vanishing Point Contemporary Art Gallery

AWARDS: 2015

Geelong Art Prize, Winner Art Gallery of NSW, Paris Cite Residency, Highly Commended Redlands Art Prize, Finalist

2014

Portia Geach Memorial Prize, Winner Salon de Refuse, SH Irvin Gallery

2013

Australia China Art Foundation Residency, Shanxi Xucun Art Month Young Ambassador New York Studio School Drawing Marathon Scholarship

2012

Art Month Young Ambassador 2012/13 Normyle Residency, Cooma Portia Geach Memorial Prize, Highly Commended 2012

2011

Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant, Winner Australian Council ArtStart Grant Royal Bank of Scotland Emerging Artist Award, Finalist


Portia Geach Portrait Prize, Winner Peoples Choice Award Salon de Refuse, SH Irvin Gallery Fraser Street Studio Residency, Sydney 2010

Storrier Onslow NAS Paris Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris Hospiz Residency, St. Christoph, Austria John Olsen Prize for Figure Drawing, Winner NAVA Ignition Prize for Emerging Talent & Professional Practice William Fletcher Foundation Grant

2009

Tom Bass Figurative Sculpture Scholarship

2008

NAS Drawing Prize, Winner Waverley Art Prize, Highly Commended

2000

Central St. Martins Scholarship, London

1997

Mosman Youth Art Prize, Winner

1993

Mosman Youth Art Prize, Winner

1992

Willoughby Youth Art Prize, Winner

1991

Mosman Youth Art Prize, Winner

COLLECTIONS Macquarie Bank Emerging Artist Collection – The Land and its Psyche, Sydney Australia China Arts Foundation, Beijing, China Xucun International Art Commune, Xucun, Shanxi, China Pat Corrigan, Queensland University The Private Museum, Singapore


SOPHIE CAPE MALESTROM 24 November – 9 December 2018 Opening 24 November, 2018, 2 – 4 pm

Sophie Cape 2018  

Malestrom

Sophie Cape 2018  

Malestrom