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.
Recent projects and exhibitions include: news and booze, with Clare Stephenson, a live event as part of ‘Generation- 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland’, Tramway, Glasgow; 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) and The Voice is a Language, part of Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art (2010)