Short biography

Sophie Macpherson lives and works in Glasgow and Berlin. She received her degree from Glasgow School of Art Environmental Art Department and then became a committee member at Transmission Gallery, Glasgow. In 2009 she received the Scottish Arts Council/Location One New York residency and auditted classes for a semester at California School of Arts. In 2014 she received a Creative Scotland Artists’ Bursary. She is a founding member of the all woman music collective Muscles of Joy.

Since 2015 Sophie has worked with Tactical Tech, an international ngo, on creative production for the Glass Room project, an interactive exhibition about data and privacy.

Recent projects and exhibitions include: I See You Man, Gallery Celine, Glasgow, curated with Nadia Hebson, 2018; Works In-situ, Drop City at Lierenfelder Str. 39, Düsseldorf, 2017; Warming Up, Drop City at Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, 2017, news and booze, with Clare Stephenson, a live event as part of ‘Generation- 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland’, Tramway, Glasgow, 2014; Costume – Written Clothing, Tramway, Glasgow (2013); The Irregular Correct – New Art from Glasgow at the Fremantle Art Centre, Fremantle (2012); Studio 58: Woman Artists in Glasgow Since WW2, The Mackintosh Gallery, Glasgow (2012); Shoplifters, Shopgirls/Ornament and Boredom with Clare Stephenson, Tramway (2011)/ICA London (2012);  Her Noise: Feminisms and the Sonic, Tate Modern, London (2011)