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Sophia Petrides

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Discipline: Installation art

Studio: #437

Lives: New York City and Berlin

Email: sophiapetrides at

Cellphone: 646 209 7912


Born in Greece. Lives and works in New York City and Berlin


  • 1988-1992 Parsons School of Design, New York City, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture
  • 1984-1988 Deere College, Athens, Literature and Photography
  • Plakas Institute, Athens, Academic “Drawing and Painting
  • 1980-1984 Pantio University of Athens, “Bachelor of Political Sciences


  • 2006 My Envy Multi-media Installation. Cais “Gallery. Seoul Korea. October 2006 Catalogue available
  • 2006 Look at my drawings Paradigm Art. “Drawing Installation. Seoul, Korea. October 2006
  • 2006 Poetics of Intimacy, Photography show, “Larissa Goldston Gallery, May 2006
  • 2004 Photography show, Scope Art Fair, “Paradigm Art, New York
  • 1999 “Multi-media Installation”, DHG Gallery, Los Angeles
  • 1997 “Silence Please, Solo Drawing Show”, Icebox Gallery, Athens, Greece
  • 1996 “Non Fiction”, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco


  • 2006 Scarecrow. Video installation. Averof Museum. Greece. Catalogue available
  • 2006 Photography show. Gallery H, Seoul Korea Catalogue available
  • 2007 Women in the Bedroom. Larissa Goldston Gallery, photo installation
  • 2006 To the moon Alice Heidi Cho Gallery, Photo installation
  • 2005 “I am protected by your fear”, Video Installation, Larissa Goldston Gallery
  • Magical Landscapes”, Group show, A Taste Of Art, NY
  • 2004 Inaugural exhibition. Paradigm Art
  • Pilot 1. International Art Forum. London
  • 2003 Group show-Photography/Drawing, Dinaburg Arts, New York
  • Group Show Drawing/Photography. Paradigm Art NYC
  • 2002 “Multi-media Installation”, Projects United Gallery, Munich, Germany
  • 2001 “Messages” 1+2 Gallery, Kyoto, Japan Group Show-Photography
  •  2-35 Gallery, Sao Paolo, Brazil “Group Show-Photography, 2-35 Gallery, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2000 “TASTY” Group Show, Frankfurt Art Fair, Projects United Gallery CH
  • Group Show, Milan Art Fair, Projects United Gallery CH
  • Group Show, Zurich Art Fair, Projects United Gallery CH
  • 1999 “A moving Gallery”, Project Room, Frankfurt Germany
  • “Yes they do”, Zurich Art Fair, Projects United Gallery CH
  • “Live Girls”, DHG Gallery, Los Angeles
  • “Live Girls and one big Boy”, Young Fine Arts, San Francisco
  • “1998 “Documenta USA 5”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Michigan
  • Liste 98, Basel, Icebox Gallery
  • “Do Girls Dream and Fear?” Projects United Gallery Berlingen CH
  • “Just Ripe”, Smack Mellon Studio, NYC
  • 1997 Liste 97, Basel, Icebox Gallery
  • Expoarte Guadalajara, Mexico, Icebox Gallery, GR
  • Contemporary Art Fair, Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles, Icebox Gallery
  • 1996 “Love me not”, Bad Girls Room, San Francisco
  • “Love me”, Bad Girls Room, NYC
  • “Group Show”, Icebox Gallery, Athens GR
  • 1995 “What For?” G.P.M Gallery, Los Angeles
  • “Pleasures and Regrets”, G.P.M. Gallery, Los Angeles
  • “White on White”, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco
  • 1992 “Abstraction Per Se”, The Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, N.Y.C


  • Paul Johan Karlsen “I was nothing but a battleground for invisible forces”. Exhibition Catalogue September 2006
  • Milovan Farronato: “What is isnt and what isnt is. December 2004
  • Linda Pellegrini: “Intellectual. Emotional. Visual”. December 2004
  • Jane Kayantas: “Sophia Petrides”. December “2004
  • Ken Johnson: “Just Ripe”, NEW YORK TIMES, 12/4/98
  • Van Margith Pfister-Kubler: Thurgauer Zeitung, Switzerland, 9/19/1998
  • Laure Berger: ART NEWS magazine, NY, March 1997
  • Els Hanappe: “Alien Bodies”, syndicated article, various newspapers, January 1997
  • Dore Ashton: “Abstraction per se” Exhibition Catalogue, NY, 1992
  • Els Hanappe: “Silence Please”, syndicated article, various newspapers, 1997
  • Christian Schneeberger: “Tasty”, Syndicated Article, Thurgauer Zeitung, CH, 2000

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