Catinca Tabacaru Gallery
Sophia Wallace
Mixed Media Artist

Sophia Wallace is a mixed media artist with a BA in Political Science from Smith College and an MA in Photography from New York University & The International Center of Photography. Best known for her viral project CLITERACY, her work is shown widely in the US and internationally including Spain, Austria, Mexico, Italy, Nigeria, Australia and the UK. Exhibitions of Wallace’s art have been held at Kunsthalle Wien Museum, Samek Art Museum, Leslie-Lohman Museum, Aperture Gallery, Taschen Gallery, Blueproject Foundation, and Newspace Center of Photography, among others. Her works are in the permanent collections of Agnes Scott College, Leslie-Lohman Museum, and The Vescom Collection.

Critical recognition of Wallace’s work on gendered body knowledge includes the Atlantic, PBS, ARTE, The Guardian, Art in America, Teen Vogue, New Yorker, Time, VICE, and Huffington Post, among others. Her TED talk, A Case for Cliteracy has been widely viewed along with her multi-collaboration with Huffington Post, The Overdue, Undertold Story of the Clitoris. Wallace has been honored with Griffin Museum’s Critic’s Pick Award, and PDN’s Curator Award. She was a 2012 recipient of the Van Lier Fellowship, and a 2019 “Artist On Our Radar” with Creative Capital. She was a 2019 AiR at Project For Empty Space’s Feminist Incubator. She will begin her AiR at Vermont Studio Center in July 2019.

Sophia Wallace
Mixed Media Artist

Sophia Wallace is a mixed media artist with a BA in Political Science from Smith College and an MA in Photography from New York University & The International Center of Photography. Best known for her viral project CLITERACY, her work is shown widely in the US and internationally including Spain, Austria, Mexico, Italy, Nigeria, Australia and the UK. Exhibitions of Wallace’s art have been held at Kunsthalle Wien Museum, Samek Art Museum, Leslie-Lohman Museum, Aperture Gallery, Taschen Gallery, Blueproject Foundation, and Newspace Center of Photography, among others. Her works are in the permanent collections of Agnes Scott College, Leslie-Lohman Museum, and The Vescom Collection.

Critical recognition of Wallace’s work on gendered body knowledge includes the Atlantic, PBS, ARTE, The Guardian, Art in America, Teen Vogue, New Yorker, Time, VICE, and Huffington Post, among others. Her TED talk, A Case for Cliteracy has been widely viewed along with her multi-collaboration with Huffington Post, The Overdue, Undertold Story of the Clitoris. Wallace has been honored with Griffin Museum’s Critic’s Pick Award, and PDN’s Curator Award. She was a 2012 recipient of the Van Lier Fellowship, and a 2019 “Artist On Our Radar” with Creative Capital. She was a 2019 AiR at Project For Empty Space’s Feminist Incubator. She will begin her AiR at Vermont Studio Center in July 2019.

  • Mara Palena: Oikeiôsis
    Publication
    Witty Books
    International
    The knowledge of one’s inner self as the sole tool for self-fulfillment, for stoically embracing the human condition in all its turmoils – that is what ancient Greeks used to call Oikeiôsis. The same word was chosen by Mara Palena to call a project that unfolds over the duration of existence. The analog images shot by the artist from her childhood to today do not follow any external precept. (more…)
  • Mary Ellen Mark: Encounters
    Publication
    Steidl / C/O Berlin
    International
    The images of American photographer Mary Ellen Mark are icons of documentary and humanistic photography. Focusing her camera on the socially disadvantaged and those on the fringes of society, she told the stories of her protagonists without prejudice. In the context of the emerging women’s movement in the USA during the 1960s and 70s, and as a freelance photographer at a time when print media was suffering its first major crisis, Mark fought her way to the forefront of female voices in photojournalism. (more…)