© Sophie Cunningham 2020

Artist based in London, UK

Sophie started her career at Glasgow School of Art, where she studied Fine Art Photography, and was later awarded the Royal Scottish Academy John Kinross Scholarship. Her work has been shown internationally, including the Pingyao International Photography Festival in China (September 2015). She has participated in the Hospitalfield Interdisciplinary Residency (2018) in Arbroath, Scotland.  Sophie is passionate about arts education and has delivered creative learning into communities with museums, galleries and charities. She is currently studying MFA Fine Art at Goldsmiths.

Selected Exhibitions


INTER(TWINE), Group Show

Supernormal, Singapore

2 February 2018


The Flood, Solo Exhibition

The Grace and Clark Fyffe Gallery, Glasgow

Sponsored by Lush Cosmetics and RSA

20 - 22 November 2016

Beyond The Camera, Group Show

Pingyao International Photography Festival, China

19 - 25 September 2015

PIN UP, Solo Exhibition

Lush Cosmetics, Buchanan Street, Glasgow

19 - 21 September 2014

SO FAR SO GOOD, Group Show

WASPS Studios, Hanson Street, Glasgow

24 - 30 April 2014

GARDEN, Collaborative Show with Sebastian Mary Tay

Studio 41, West Graham Street, Glasgow

2- 7 June 2013

Curated Exhibitions 


Strange Lands, Group Show

Shotgun Studios, London

15 September - 13 October 2017

Awards & Residencies



Interdisciplinary Residency, Arbroath, Scotland 

May 2018


Royal Scottish Academy

John Kinross Scholarship, Florence, Italy  

October 2015





MFA Fine Art

2019 - 2021

Glasgow School Of Art

BA (First Class Honours) Fine Art Photography

2011 – 2015


Loughborough University

Art and Design Foundation (Distinction)

2010 – 2011