Sophie Roessler

s.e.roessler@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION:

2012     B.F.A. in Printmaking, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

 

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2015    637, Portland, OR, I’m a Bad Girl, I’m a Sad Girl

2012     The Late Show, Kansas City, MO, Bad Girls Club

2011    The Barn Space, Saugatuck, MI, Leftovers

 

SELECTED  GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2017    Daniels Spectrum, Toronto, Canada, Feminist Art Conference Exhibition

            La Maison Champs-Élysées, Paris, France, Minimalist Bedroom ⚡️ Girls

2013    Front Space, Kansas City, MO, 4x6

University House Issaquah, Issaquah, WA, Game Changer, Transformative Experiences

2012    H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO, 2012 Kansas City Flat File

            H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO, B.F.A Exhibition

Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City, MO, Undergraduate College Student Exhibition

2011     Galeria Jesus Gallardo, Guanajuato, Mexico, Who am I?

             Ox-Bow School of Art Gallery, Saugatuck, MI, Wake Up

             Boxcar Gallery, Independence, MO, Common Ground

 

AWARDS AND HONORS:

2017    Professional Development Grant Recipient, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland, OR

2012    Honorable Mention, B.F.A Exhibition, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO

Jurors: Andres Serrano; Julián Zugazagoitia, Director of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; and Keith F. Davis, Senior Curator of Photography at the Nelson-Atkins

2011    Durwood Trust Internship with The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

            Dean’s List, KCAI, Kansas City, MO

2008-2012    Merit and Talent Based Scholarships, KCAI, Kansas City, MO

 

RESIDENCIES:

2017 Feminist Art Conference Artist Residency, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2015  Sou'Wester, Seaview, WA

2011  Ox-Bow Fellowship, Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI

 

PRESS:

2017  Culturebox, "L'artiste américaine Sarah Weis invite 4 créateurs pour une performance dans sa "Minimalist bedroom ⚡ Girls"

2013  The Cut, NY Magazine, "Am I Pretty or Ugly?: When Teen Girls Court Haters"Maureen O'Connor

2012  Jezebel, "Meet the Art Student Who Tricked Folks (Including GMA) Into Thinking She Was a Tween", Katie J.M. Baker

          Huffington Post, "Sophia Roessler, Tween From 'Am I Ugly' Video Outs Herself As Art Student", Liam Riley

 

EXPERIENCE:

2012     Production Internship, Whoop Dee Doo, Kansas City, MO

2011     Print Curatorial Internship, The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

2010     Instructor, Bookbinding Workshop, Swope Park Community Center, Kansas City, MO