Sophia Vigne graduated from NCAD with a Bachelor of Fine Art Media in 2016. Whilst in college photography was her primary medium with a particular interest in 120mm portraiture and socially engaged work.
In 2017 Sophia moved to Los Angeles for a year where she worked as a gallery assistant and continued to develop her artistic practice. Her focus shifted from photography to painting and she participated in several group shows across the city.
Since returning to Ireland Sophia continues to exhibit around Ireland and internationally. She is a member of Dublin based art collective Epoch, an all-female group who create, curate and facilitate workshops.
Sophia’s work is inspired by nature, rave culture, day to day occurrences and overheard snippets of conversation. These elements are often expressed via a stream of consciousness; painted and drawn on a flat surface. Using vivid, sometimes garish colours she creates microcosms of her surrounding environment.