Contact: charliesofo (at)

Represented by Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney



Hair Pieces, curated by Melissa Keys, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne

I slept but my heart was awake (solo), Composite, Collingwood, Melbourne


Figuring Ground, curated by Abbra Kotlarczyk, Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton

Important Art Collections Of The 21st Century Vol. 1: Charlie Sofo & Debris Facility PTY LTD, Cathedral Cabinet, Melbourne


Tutto, Deakin University Art Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)


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) 

When we cannot touch, art is the object that passes between us, curated by Bree Richards and Melissa Ratliff, an art and correspondence project, Australia


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

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

occupy and echo ( a stage ), curated by Tom Polo, Reading Room, Melbourne


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

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


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


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)


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)


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


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


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


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)


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,


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


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, Artist residency in collaboration with Andrea Zittel’s AZ Unit acquisition

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



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


2017-2023 Artery Cooperative, Chair

2014-2017 Australia Council for the Arts, Peer

2014-2017 Westspace Gallery, Board member

2013-2015 Gertrude Contemporary, Board member