CONTACT

Email: charliesofo (at) gmail.com

Represented by Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS 

 

2022    Tutto, Deakin University Art Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)

2021    We Change the World, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

All that was solid melts, curated by Juliana Engberg, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Auckland, New Zealand

Emotional Hydraulics, Monash University PhD exhibition held offsite at Artery Studios, Melbourne (Solo)

2020    Fulfilment Centre, Online Work Commission from TarraWarra Museum of Art for Victoria Together

You'll never know your own smell, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney (Solo)

2019    On Vulnerability and Doubt, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

            Queer Economies, curated by Madé Spencer Castle and Abbra Kotlarczyk , Bus Projects, Melbourne

2018    Why listen to plants?, curated by Liquid Architecture,  RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne, Australia

Bowerbird: Clinton Bradley and the Art of Collecting, Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, NSW

Shapeshifters: New Forms of Curatorial Research, curated by Tara McDowell, MADA Faculty Gallery, Monash University, Caulfield

2017    The Score, Curated by Jacqueline Doughty, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne

            Of everything that disappears there remain traces, curated by Lauren Ravi, The Honeymoon Suite, Melbourne

Unseasonal Work, Bus Projects, Melbourne (Solo)

2016    The Documentary Take, curated by Naomi Cass, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

            As the Moon Waxes and Wanes, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

A gap opens up, Melbourne’s Living Museum of the West, Melbourne (Solo)

2015    Set, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney (Solo)

Feeling Material, curated by Benjamin Woods, C3 Gallery, Melbourne

The Object As Score, Curated by Nathan Gray, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne

            Somewhere in the City, Arts Project Australia, Melbourne

2014    The Small Infinite, John Hansard Gallery, Southhampton, UK

             (  ), Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne (Solo)

            Spring 1883, Suite 224, The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne

Return Threshold – Michelle Nikou, Charlie Sofo, Marcin Kobylecki and Patrick Hartigan, Fontanelle Gallery, Adelaide

2013    Everyday Magic, Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Reinventing the Wheel: The Ready-made Century, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne

Regimes of Value, Curated by Elizabeth Gower, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, VCA, 2013

2012    Desire Lines, curated by Juliana Engberg, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

New12, curated by Jeff Khan, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

Volume One, curated by Glenn Barkley, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Experimenta: Speak To Me, 4th Biennale of Media Art, curated by Abigail Moncrief, RMIT Gallery, Storey Hall, Melbourne

Corn chip, mobile phone, finger print, incense stick, Craft, Melbourne (Solo)

2011    Unguided Tours: Anne Landa Award for Video and New Media Art, curated by Justin Paton, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

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

Three Imaginary Boys, curated by Geoff Newton, Neon Parc Gallery, Melbourne

Sudden Gestures or Noises, curated by Caterina Riva, Artspace, Auckland

Zero, curated by Liang Luscombe, West Space West Wing, Melbourne

No Place to Hide, curated by Peter Fay, Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney

Friends, TCB art inc., Melbourne, 2010

New World Records, curated by Helen Johnson and Nick Mangan. Sutton Gallery,

2010    I wander, curated by Sue Cramer, Heide Museum of Modern Art Project Space, Melbourne (Solo)

 

AWARDS, COMMISSIONS AND RESIDENCIES

 

2021    Creative Victoria and Regional Arts Victoria, Sustaining Creative Workers Grant

2020    TarraWarra Museum of Art for Victoria Together, Creative Victoria, New Work Commission

2017    Monash University Graduate Award Scholarship

2016    Australia Council for the Arts, New work grant

Monash University Prato, Visual Artist Residency

Melbourne’s Living Museum of the West, Artist Residency

FAST (Fitzroy Art Spaces Tour) Moving Image Commission

2015    Artbank, New Work commission

2014    Arts Victoria, New Work grant

Australia Council for the Arts, ArtStart grant

2013    Gertrude Contemporary, Artist residency  

National Gallery of Australia, New work and residency in collaboration with Andrea Zittel’s AZ Unit aquisition

            Arts Project Australia, Collaboration commission

2011    Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship

2008    Australia Council for the Arts, new work grant (emerging)

2007    ArtsACT, New work grant

2006    Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Artist Residency

ANU School of Art Book Studio, Residency

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne
Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Queensland

Melbourne University Art Collection

National Gallery of Victoria
Faculty of Science Collection, Monash University

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

Chartwell Collection, New Zealand

Artbank, Australia

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

 

2017-Present  Artery Cooperative, Chair of Board of Directors

2014-2017       Australia Council for the Arts, Peer

2014-2017       Westspace Gallery, Board member

2013-2015       Gertrude Contemporary, Board member