Sophia Moffa (b.1994) Italian/British sculptor and performance artist
Sophia started with a traditional training at Liceo Artistico A. Caravillani in Rome, Italy (2013), at completion she moved on to study a BA Sculpture Honour Degree at Carmarthen School of Art (2016) in Wales. (Trinity Saint David) from 2013 to 2016.
She is now studying her Masters Degree in Fine Art at the Manchester Metropolitan University.
Her work investigates the connections, emotions, feelings and moods in ourselves and in each other juxtaposing these concepts with the organic essences of the body and the artificiality of the materials she uses. She has taken part in various group exhibitions and performances in various countries such as Singapore, Israel, Egypt, the UK and Italy.
She is currently based in the Rome.
2016/17 |MA Fine Art, Manchester Meropolitan University
2016 | BA Sculpture Carving, casting and construction in Carmarthen University Coleg Sit Gar.
2013 | Maturità Liceo Artistico A. Caravillani, Rome (Equivalent of A levels)
87/100 (Italian – English – Fine Art – History – Art history – Visual Language – Law)
2016 Stained Glass commission for chapel in Villetta Barrea, Abruzzo, Italy – San Michele. Rome, Italy
2016 Month long residency in Brashnar Art Residency, Skopje
2016 Professional Glass Painter for Chapel at Prima Porta commission. Rome http://www.pigrecoglass.com/
1-05-2015 / 1-08-2015: Internship as artist assistant for Atelier Van Lieshout, Rotterdam
27-01-2015 / 5-03-2015: Internship, artist assistant for Micheal Sailstorfer, Berlin
01-07 / 15-09- 2014 Volunteer Art Facilitator, Canvass http://canvass.com.sg/, Singapore
09/2014 Mural in Private Home, Singapore
01-2014 / 05-2014: Art Laboratory – Museo Pietro Canonica – Primary children classes
Booklet Publication, Rome
2007 / Now Stained Glass Laboratory, Vetrate Artistiche Pigreco Glass http://www.pigrecoglass.com/ Rome
2017 xxxhibition – Group exhibition – Holden Gallery, Manchester UK
2017 margins Group Exhibition – Benzie Gallery, Manchester, UK
2017 Embracing the Hour – performance, Benzie Building, Manchester, UK
2016 installation on IL CROGIOLO in Brashnar Sculpture Park, Macedonia
2016 Open Studio Day at Brashnar Art Residency, Skopje, Macedonia
2016 Degree Show at Jobswell Campus, Carmarthen, UK
2016 Welsh Drawing Book Exhibition opening at Oriel Henry Thomas Carmarthen, UK
2016 Sculptor Performer CHEMESTRY | Alexandria Performance, Alexandria-Rezodance, Egypt
2016 CHEMESTRY | Jerusalem Hills Performance Directed by A’shua Imran/ Linda Solay, Jerusalem, Israel
2015 Soulscape, Lulu Lemon Mural of Mandala, Singapore
2015 CHEMESTRY Performance directed by A’shua Imran, Singapore
2015 Statila/ BW549 – Guerrilla installation – Porta maggiore, Rome, Italy
2014 (Pop up shop) Group Show, Carmarthen, UK
2011 Group Exhibition at the Comune di Pisoniano – L’infiorata – Publication of Catalougue, Pisoniano, Italy
2010 to 2012 Isle of Bute Pavilion – Group exhibition, Rothesay, Scotland