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Charlie Sofo 
b. 1983 Melbourne, Australia 

I acknowledge and am grateful to the Wurundjeri-willam people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the land that I live and work on.

email. charliesofo(at)gmail.com

EDUCATION

• Master of Fine Arts, Victorian College of Art, Melbourne University, 2012

• Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) Australian National University School of Art, 2005

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

A gap opens up, Melbourne's Living Musuem of the West, Melbourne, 2016 (solo)
The Documentary Take: Walker Evens and Selected Australian Art, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, 2016
• Set, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, 2015
 (solo)
Feeling Material, curated by Ben Woods, C3 gallery, Melbourne, 2015
The Small Infinite, John Hansard Gallery, Southhampton, UK 2014
• ( ), Gertrude Contemporary, Studio 12, Melbourne, 2014
 (solo)
Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, 2013
Everyday Magic, Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2013
Reinventing the Wheel: The Ready-made Century, curated by Charlotte Day, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, 2013
Desire Lines, curated by Juliana Engberg, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, 2012
New12, curated by Jeff Khan, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 2012
Volume One, curated by Glenn Barkley, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2012
Experimenta: Speak To Me, 4th Biennale of Media Art, curated by Abigail Moncrief,
Rmit Gallery, Storey Hall, Melbourne, 2012
• Corn chip, mobile phone, finger print, incense stick, Craft Victoria, Melbourne, 2012. 
(solo)
Unguided Tours: Anne Landa Award for Video and New Media Art, curated by Justin Paton, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2011
Tell Me, Tell Me: Australian and Korean Art 1976-2011, curated by Glenn Barkley and Inhye Kim, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea and National Art School Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney, 2011
Three Imaginary Boys, curated by Geoff Newton, Neon Parc Gallery, Melbourne, 2011
Sudden Gestures or Noises, curated by Caterina Riva, Artspace, Auckland, NZ, 2011
• I wander, curated by Sue Cramer, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2010 (solo)
• Facts, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne, 2009 (solo)
New World Records, curated by Helen Johnson and Nick Mangan, Sutton Gallery, 2009

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES AND GRANTS

• Monash University Prato, Italy, Artist in Residence, 2016
• Australia Council for the Arts, New Work Grant, 2016
• Melbourne's Living Museum of the West, Artist in Residence, 2016
• Artbank, Artist Commission, 2015
• Arts Victoria, New Work funding, 2014

• Australia Council for the Arts, ArtStart, 2014
• Gertrude Contemporary artist residency, 2013 - 2014
• Australian Post-graduate Award Scholarship, 2011
• Australia Council for the Arts, Emerging Artist New Work grant, 2008

COLLECTIONS

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Queensland; Artbank; National Gallery of Victoria; Monash University Collection