Multidisciplinary Artist from the North East inspired by her Punjabi roots and Grandad’s collection of Indian Matchboxes, Sofia began illustrating these in 2019 exploring ideas of heritage and feminism.
Working for Wild in Art Sofia has designed the ‘Brightside’ Elmer sculpture in the Great North Elmer Parade 2019 as well as the ‘Celestial’ & ‘Yellow Belly’ Imp sculptures as part of the Lincoln Imp Trail in 2021.
Clients have included Northern Pride, The Baltic Centre of Contemporary Art, Changing Relations, GemArts, Northumberland Wildlife Trust, Tyneside Cinema and Durham University. Currently working on a commission with Nexus for artwork design on the new fleet of metros in the North East of England 2022.
Artist Residencies include Nasty Women UK 2018 and Durham University’s Bishop Cosin’s Library 2020-2021.
For more information please go to www.sofiabarton.co.uk