Sophia Petrides
I am Protected by Your Fear
June 02 - July 01, 2005






Born in Greece. Lives and works in New York City and Berlin.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008      LARISSA GOLDSTON GALLERY (Forthcoming), New York
2006    "My Envy", Multi-media Installation, CAIS GALLERY, Seoul, Korea

"Look at my Drawings", PARADIGM ART, Seoul, Korea

"Poetics of Intimacy", LARISSA GOLDSTON GALLERY, New York
2004Photography show, Scope Art Fair, PARADIGM ART, New York
1999"Multi-media Installation", DHG GALLERY, Los Angeles
1997"Silence Please, Solo Drawing Show", ICEBOX GALLERY, Athens, Greece
1996"Non Fiction", FINE ARTS GALLERY, San Francisco

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2007ZONE D GALLERY, Athens 
      Three Collections, DAELIM CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM, Seoul, Korea
2006"Scarecrow", Video Installation, E. AVEROFF GALLERY, Metsovo,Greece

"The World's 10 Most Remarkable Contemporary Photographers", GALLERY H, Seoul, Korea

"Women in the Bedroom", LARISSA GOLDSTON GALLERY, New York

"To the moon Alice", HEIDI CHO GALLERY, New York
2005"I am protected by your fear", LARISSA GOLDSTON GALLERY, New York

"Magical Landscapes", A Taste of Art, New York
2004 Inaugural exhibition, PARADIGM ART.
 Pilot 1. International Art Forum. London.
2003 Group show-Photography/Drawing, DINABURG ARTS, New York  
2002 "Multi-media Installation", PROJECTS UNITED GALLERY, Munich, Germany

"Messages", 1+2 GALLERY, Kyoto, Japan
2001 Group Show-Photography,   2-35 Gallery, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Group Show-Photography, 2-35 Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2000"TASTY" Group Show, Frankfurt Art Fair, Projects United Gallery CH

Group Show, Milan Art Fair, Projects United Gallery CH

Group Show, Zurich Art Fair, Projects United Gallery CH
1999"A moving Gallery", Project Room, Frankfurt Germany

"Yes they do", Zurich Art Fair, Projects United Gallery CH
 "Live Girls", DHG Gallery, Los Angeles
 "Live Girls and one big Boy", Young Fine Arts, San Francisco
1998"Documenta USA 5", Museum of Contemporary Art, Michigan.

Liste 98, Basel, Icebox Gallery
 "Do Girls Dream and Fear?" Projects United, Berlingen   CH
 "Just Ripe", Smack Mellon Studio, NYC
1997Liste 97, Basel, Icebox Gallery
 Expoarte Guadalajara, Mexico, Icebox Gallery
  Contemporary Art Fair, Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles, Icebox Gallery
1996"Love me not", Bad Girls Room, San Francisco
 "Love me",   Bad Girls Room, NYC
 "Group Show", Icebox Gallery, Athens Gr
1995"What For?"   G.P.M Gallery, Los Angeles
 "Pleasures and Regrets", G.P.M. Gallery, Los Angeles
 "White on White", Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco
1992"Abstraction Per Se", The Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, N.Y.C

EDUCATION

1988-1992Parsons School of Design, New York City, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture
1984-1988Deere College, Athens, Literature and Photography
1980-1984Pantio University of Athens, Bachelor of Political Sciences

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2007    Lee Eun-Joo: "Collectors Represented at Daelim Museum",
JoongAng Daily, April
2006Lee Hee Young: "Sohpia Petrides: My Envy", The Art Magazine Misoolsidae, November
  Kim Areum: "Natural Born Collectors", Korea Tatler, October 

Paul Johan Karlsen: "Sophia Petrides: 'I was Nothing but a Battleground for Invisible Forces' ", catalogue essay, October

Nicolas de Oliveira: "In the Realm of Anxiety", catalogue essay and syndicated magazines and newspapers, June

Olga Daniylopoulou: "The Scarecrow of Metsovo. 'Sophia Petrides: I am Protected by Your Fear' ", catalogue essay and syndicated magazines and newspapers, June 
2000Christian Schneeberger: "Tasty", syndicated article, Thurgauer Zeitung, CH
1998Ken Johnson: "Just Ripe", NEW YORK TIMES, December 4
 Van Margith   Pfister-Kubler:   Thurgauer Zeitung, Switzerland, September 19
1997Laure Berger:   ART NEWS magazine, NY, March
 Els Hanappe: "Alien Bodies", syndicated article, various newspapers, January
 Els Hanappe: "Silence Please", syndicated article, various newspapers
 Dore Ashton: "Abstraction per se", Exhibition Catalogue, NY, 1992
Larissa Goldston Gallery