SOPHIE CANGELOSI

About

Sophie Cangelosi is an illustrator based in Portland, ME. She is currently studying at Maine College of Art. She works mostly in the realm of editorial illustration and poster design and works with ink and digital media. Her artistic heroes include Marjane Satrapi, Charles Burns, Yuko Shimizu, Ryan Heshka, Edward Gorey, and Carson Ellis.

 
photo courtesy of Miekala Cangelosi

photo courtesy of Miekala Cangelosi

 
 

Sophie Cangelosi (b. 1993) is a visual artist and illustrator based in Portland, Maine. Originally from Maine, she returned in 2012 after spending time in Dallas, Texas. She graduated from Maine College of Art with her BFA in Illustration in 2016. In her work, Sophie often explores perception, impermanence, and identity using figurative, abstract, and graphic forms. She has exhibited her work in Maine, Massachusetts, Texas, and California. When she isn't working, Sophie can most often be found spending time by the ocean.

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CONTACT
sophiecangelosi@gmail.com
Instagram: @sophie_cangelosi



SELECTED CLIENTS
The Maine Magazine
Adult Swim
Crane Stationary
Judith



EDUCATION
Maine College of Art
Portland, Maine 2012-16
BFA in Illustration

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION
2017    Communication Arts
2017    American Illustration 36
2016    Professional Development &
             Entrepreneurship Grant
             Maine College of Art

 

MURAL COMMISSIONS
2017    Finard Properties - Portland, ME
2017    St. Joseph's College - Standish, ME
2017    Find - Portland, ME
2017    Bayside Bowl - Portland, ME
2016    Knack Factory - Portland, ME

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017     Bear Bones Beer - Lewiston, ME
2017     Pinecone + Chickadee - Portland, ME
2017      Stomping Grounds, Allagash Brewery - Portland, ME
2016     Roadshow, ICON9 Roadshow - Austin, TX
2015     Pavement Coffeehouse - Boston, MA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017    #MECAmade, Maine College of Art - Portland, ME
2016-17    Post-It Show, GR2 Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
2016    In Sensorium, Maine College of Art - Portland, ME
2015    WAKE UP ALICE!, Lewis Gallery - Portland, ME
2015    Greyscale, Pavement Coffeehouse - Boston, MA
2015    Eat More Art, Pinecone + Chickadee - Portland, ME
2013    Free For All 3, SPACE Gallery - Portland, ME

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE
2017    Apprentice, Better Letter Creative - Portland, ME
2016    Intern, Knack Factory - Portland, ME
2015    Intern, Pickwick Independent Press - Portland, ME
2010    Intern, Worcester Art Museum - Worcester, MA