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 Portland, Maine based multi-disciplinary visual artist with experience in illustration, graphic design, hand lettering, and mural installation. She graduated from Maine College of Art with her BFA in Illustration in 2016. In her personal work, Sophie often explores themes of perception, impermanence, femininity, inner-life, and identity. She executes these themes using graphic, figurative, and abstract forms. Sophie has exhibited her work all over the US.  When she isn't working, she can likely be found spending time by the ocean. 

Sophie is currently exhibiting a solo show in Portland, Maine and soon in Portland, Oregon. 

Email me at sophiecangelosi@gmail.com

 

 

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REACH OUT
sophiecangelosi@gmail.com
Instagram: @sophie_cangelosi



SELECTED CLIENTS
The Maine Magazine
Forlorn Hope Wines
Adult Swim
Judith
Crane Stationary
Maine College of Art



EDUCATION
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration
Maine College of Art
Portland, Maine 2012-16

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION
2017    Award of Excellence
             Communication Arts
2017    Best Images of 2016
             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
2018    Higher Grounds - Portland, ME
2017     Bear Bones Beer - Lewiston, ME
2017     Pinecone + Chickadee - Portland, ME
2015     Pavement Coffeehouse - Boston, MA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017     We The People: Serving Notice, AMOCA - Pomona, CA
2017     #MECAmade, Maine College of Art - Portland, ME
2017     Stomping Grounds, Allagash Brewery - Portland, ME
2016-17     Post-It Show, GR2 Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
2016     Roadshow, ICON9 - Austin, TX
2016     In Sensorium, Maine College of Art - Portland, ME
2015     WAKE UP ALICE!, Lewis Gallery - Portland, ME
2015     Eat More Art, Pinecone + Chickadee - Portland, ME
2013     Free For All 3, SPACE Gallery - Portland, ME

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE
2017-18     Artist in Residence, Knack Factory - Portland, ME
2017      Risograph Workshop, Maine College of Art - Portland, ME
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

LINKS
2017      Elle Magazine
2016     Maine Home + Design