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[Her work] feels dynamic rather than neat, but then you see how precisely the pieces line up and, yes, you must concede that it is neat— controlled, even. Her process is at once impulsive and obsessive, both delightfully askew and architecturally leveled.

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Sophia Starling - BIO

b.1988 UK.

Currently studying at Cornell University MFA’19, Starling graduated from Camberwell College of Arts, London in 2011. Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, 2007. Exhibitions include UK/RAINE at Saatchi Gallery, London, 2015. Corporeality, Objects and Other Stuff, FOLD, London, 2015. Time to Hit the Road, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, 2014.  A Better Door than a Window, Solo at Horatio Jr, London, 2015. Painting and Structure, (curated) Kennington Residency, London, 2017. Starling was awarded the Jerwood Painting Fellowship, UK in 2013 and the John Hartell Graduate Award for Art. Cornell University 2018.