Sophie studied Fine Art at Edinburgh University and College of Art, gaining an MA (Hons) in 1997. She has been practicing as a professional artist ever since, working and exhibiting throughout the UK and abroad. She has worked professionally with Art in Healthcare, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Fife Cultural Trust, Perth & Kinross Council and Tate Gallery, Liverpool. She has been a committee member with Visual Arts Scotland, and given workshops across a variety of venues for adults and children. Sophie also teaches Life Drawing.

Sophie has also exhibited regularly since 1998 at the Royal Scottish Academy, as part of the Annual Open exhibitions, Visual Arts Scotland and the Royal Society of Watercolourists.

Solo Exhibitions
Forthcoming: Union Gallery, Edinburgh October 2015
St Andrews University, Chemistry Dep Oct-Nov 2014
Bianco Nero Gallery, Yorkshire May-June 2011
Amber Arts, Edinburgh November 2010-January 2011
The Leith Gallery 3rd-25th October 2008 and 2011
The Randolph Gallery, Ediburgh 9th-26th November 2005
The Scottish Arts Club (Prize) October, November 2005
The Campden Gallery, Cotswolds April-May 2005
Balance, The SoLo Gallery, Edinburgh Oct-Nov 2004
Selected Group Exhibitions
The Quay Gallery presents May-July 2015
Frames Gallery, Perth May/June 2015
Whitehouse Gallery March 2015
Leith Gallery, Christmas & Spring Exhibition Nov 14/Feb 15
Union Gallery, Edinburgh Dec 14/Jan 15
Red Rag Gallery, Scottish Contemporary June-Sept 2014
Colours Gallery, Edinburgh Festival Exhibition August 2013
Scottish Arts at the Red Rag Gallery August 2013
Tolquhon Gallery, Aberdeenshire August, March, May 2013
Battersea, Chelsea & Bristol Art Fairs Mar, Apr, May 2013, Glasgow 2012&2013
ESSA Exhibition (VAS), Royal Scottish Academy Feb-March 2013
Scottish Artists at the Red Rag Gallery, Glos 2009 – 2012
Colours Gallery group shows 2012
William St Gallery, McAuley Fine Art 2011 & 2012
Royal Glasgow Institute Annual Exhibition 2011
‘Head to Head’, The Union Gallery (4 person) 2011
The Leith Gallery 2008 – 2011
At the King’s Castle, Patriothall Gallery (3 person) 2010
ASPECT Prize Exhibition 2008
Aberdeen Art Gallery Annual Exhibition 2008 & 2009
Cyril Gerber Fine Art & Compass Gallery, Glasgow 2007 – 2010
Amber Roome Contemporary Art (4 person) 2006 & 2007
The Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition 2001 & 2002
Prizes and Awards
FCAC Funding to create a new body of work August 2013
Inclusion in Who’s Who in Art October 2012
Hope Scott Trust Award June 2008
Scottish Arts Club Award January 2005
Best painting Prize (VAS at RSA) December 2003
Jerwood Drawing Competition – Special Commendation July 1999