Sophie Giller CV

Instagram @gillersophie

b. 1992, Norfolk. Currently lives and works in Nottingham.


2018-2021 Royal College Of Art, MA Sculpture
2011-2014 Camberwell College of Arts, BA (Hons) Painting
2012 Exchange Programme, Purchase College SUNY, New York                         
2011 Brighton City College Art Foundation

Selected Group Exhibitions


July 2022 Window Box Art Space, solo, 20 Elm Hill, Norwich

February 2022 Sticking Ground, with Hannah Dinsdale & Sophie Goodchild, One Thoresby Street, co-curated, Nottingham
November 2021 – January 2022 London Grads Now 21, Saatchi Gallery, curated by Lauren Bevan & Thomas Hjelm, London
August 2021 Members Show, selected by Catalyst Arts, Outpost, Norwich
August 2021 Soft Boundaries, co-curated, Thatched Barn, Norfolk
June 2021 Royal College of Art MA Sculpture Degree Show, Cromwell Place, London & Available Online RCA 2021
April 2021 TOGETHER IT SEAMS, Standpoint Gallery, London & Available Online
March 2021 cutting at lemons for freckles, Skippings Gallery, Norfolk, co-curated & by Sophie Giller & Chloë Louise Lawrence
March 2021 Rock-a-Stack, duo show with Hannah Dinsdale, co-curated, Skippings Gallery, Norfolk
Dec 2020 Life on Venus, The Tub, Hackney, London
Nov-Dec 2020 After Hours, Ex-Debenhams in Southside Shopping Centre, Wandsworth, London, Curated by Cassandra Bowes, Bowes-Parris Gallery & Anna Woodward, The Artists Contemporary
Oct 2020 The Heart Of Light, The Silence: Artists in Norfolk 2020, Online show
March 2019 Dirty Hands & Revelations, Standpoint Gallery, London
February 2019 The Petting Zoo, The Hockney Gallery, Royal College Of Art, London
January 2019 Works In Progress Show, Royal College Of Art, Kensington, London
September 2018 Pleasure Garden, Wickham Road, Brockley, London
May 2018 The Value Of Liveliness, White Crypt, London
October 2017 Pressing Inertia, Enclave Lab Projects, London
July 2017 Sophie Giller – New Work, One Thoresby Street, Nottingham (solo)
March 2017 The Good Life, Market Peckham, London
September 2016 Copeland Collective 1, Part Of ART LICKS Weekend, Copeland Park, London
July 2016 Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition 2016, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland
July 2016 Hotdesk, Part Of Open Art Spaces 2016, 1a Nevern Place, London
May 2016 Soft Rocks: New Works By Lydia Brockless & Sophie Giller, Lady Beck, Leeds
January 2016 Chroma, Safehouse 1, Peckham, London
November 2015 Umbrella Prints, The Playhouse, Norwich (solo)
November 2015 Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015, ICA, London
September 2015 Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015, Primary, Nottingham
September 2015 Twelve, Mother Studios, London
August 2015 River Waveney Sculpture Trail 2015, Bungay, Norfolk
April 2015 We Shape London, The Rag Factory, Brick Lane, London
April 2015 Shades Of Yellow, Embassy Tea Rooms, Waterloo, London

Prizes/ Residencies

2022 Bloomberg New Contemporaries Shortlisted
2021 The Gilbert Bayes Award
2021 The ACS Studio Prize Shortlisted
2020 The Sir John Hurt Art Prize Shortlisted
2017 The Annex Collection Acquisition Award Shortlisted
2017 Jerwood Visual Arts Bursary Shortlisted
2016 – 2017 Bloomberg New Contemporaries Artist Residency Bursary at One Thoresby Street, Nottingham
2015 Bloomberg New Contemporaries Selected


2022 Review Sticking Ground at One Thoresby Street, New Critique by Joshua Mcloughlin, available online
2021 The Sunday Times, 12th December, 12 future stars of the art world you need to know about by Waldemar Januszczak
2021 Fad Magazine, 10 ARTWORKS YOU NEED TO SEE AT LONDON GRADS NOW. 21 by Mark Westall, online
The Times, 4th November, for London Grads Now. 21 at The Saatchi Gallery pg.4
2021 World Of Interiors, October issue 2021 textile blankets commissioned for Small Bells Ring by Studio Morison pg.58
2021 Reclaim Mag, Issue 64, ‘If not now, then when?’ featured in Upcycling Notes by Cassie Fairy pg.46
2016 The State of The Arts, Review: Soft Rocks at Lady Beck by Naomi Wilby (duo show with Lydia Brockless)
2015 Time Out ‘Naked ambition’ for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015 Dec 8-14 issue
2015 Artlyst Photo Feature: Bloomberg New Contemporaries At The ICA London