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Sophy Rickett

Title
Senior Lecturer in Photography
College
London College of Communication
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Sophy  Rickett

Biography

Sophy Rickett is an artist who works with photography, writing and video installation.

Since graduating from the Royal College of Art in 1999, she has had solo exhibitions in numerous galleries and institutions including Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill; Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo; Chateau de Lichtenberg, France; Arnolfini, Bristol; Museum of the History of Science, Oxford.

Group exhibitions include Baltic Mill, UK; Centre Rhenan d’Art Contemporain, Alsace, France; Galleria Civica, Modena, Italy; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Il Museo di Trento, Italy; Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia; Fitzwilliam, Cambridge. Research awards include recent commissions from London’s Cuming Collection and the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge. She is the recipient of two AHRC awards (2010, 2012).

Her work is held in many private and public collections including UK Government Art Collection; Pompidou Collection, Paris; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Federal Reserve, Washington; Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo, Italy.

Grants and awards

(Figures indicate amount awarded to UAL)

  • Arts and Humanities Research Council, Practice Led Research Award
  • Arts and Humanities Research Council, Practice Led Research Award

Research Outputs

Art/Design item

Book

Show/Exhibition

Subjects

Fine art
Photography