Curriculum Vitae 



Sophia Guadalupe Padgett Pérez

(305)-321-4898

sophiaguadalupe.pp@gmail.com

sophiaguadalupe.com


Education

School of The Art Institute of Chicago 2015-2019

Burren College of Art, Ireland Fall 2017

Ox-Bow School of Art Summer 2018


Exhibitions

School of The Art Institute of Chicago Senior Expo 2019

School of The Art Institute of Chicago Spring 2019 BFA Exhibition

School of The Art Institute of Chicago Columbus Building Glass Case Feature 2018

Ox-Bow School of Art Open Studio Night 2018

What Do You Want (Gently) @ No Nation Gallery 2018

Mutton Chops @ Free Range Gallery 2018

Soup and a Bagel @ Burren College of Art Studios 2017

SOMOS SUR/ SOMOS NORTE/ SOMOS UNIDXS @ The School Of The Art Institute of Chicago 2017

Painting in Time Part II @ Sullivan Gallery 2016

SAIC’s 2016 Art Bash @ The School Of The Art Institute of Chicago Sharp Building

Bakehouse Art Complex 2014 and 2015


Publication Features

Girlhood Volume II 2018

SOMOS SUR/ SOMOS NORTE/ SOMOS UNIDXS 2017

SAIC’s First 2016

National YoungArts Publication 2015

Elysium Volumes IX (2013), X (2014), XI (2015)


Awards

Graduating Student Leadership Award, School of The Art Institute of Chicago 2019

Excellence in Leadership, School of The Art Institute of Chicago 2019

Ox-Bow Latinx Artist Visibility Award 2018

Distinguished Scholar Scholarship Recipient, School of The Art Institute of Chicago 2015-2019

Competitive Excellence Scholarship Recipient, School of The Art Institute of Chicago 2015-2019

National YoungArts Winner in Visual Arts 2015


Professional and Event Coordinating Experience

-CPS Lives Coordinator and Assistant to Suzette Bross 2019-present

-Latinx Student Group Leader for LATINXS UNIDXS @SAIC 2016- 2019

-Artist Talk for The Art Institute Board of Trustees 2019

-Event Photographer for Poetry Out Loud by The Poetry Center of Chicago 2019

-Rebirth Garments Art Administrator Intern Summer 2018

-Core Organizer for The Annual Decolonization Dinner @ The School of The Art Institute of Chicago 2016 + 2018

-Lead Organizer for Artist Talk and Discussion with Pearl Marie Salas and LATINXS UNIDXS 2018

-SAIC Pre-College Program Teaching Assistant Introduction to Photography and Intermediate
Photography Summer 2017

-Art Therapy Student Facilitator for Art Works Open Studio @ The Harold Washington Library 2017

-Preschool Teacher Kendal United Methodist Church Summer 2015 + 2016



Skills and Relevant Coursework

Fibers and Materials Studies

Crochet; Weaving; Hand and Machine Sewing; Synthetic and Natural Dyeing; Resist Dyeing Techniques; Macrame; Embroidery; Pattern Making

-Introduction to Fibers and Materials Studies 2016

-Natural Dyes 2018


Photography, Film/Video, Computer Technician

-Lightroom; Photoshop; Darkroom Techniques and Chemical Mixing; Imacon Film Scanning; Large, Medium, and Small Format Film Cameras and Film Development; Full Frame Digital Cameras; Studio Lighting- Strobes, LEDs; Large Format Printing; Premier Pro; Processing Computer Language; Rhino Computer Language; InDesign

-Exploratory Media 2018

-Embodying Code 2018

-Independent Photographic Projects 2017

-Black and White Photography 2017

-Color Concepts and Post-Production 2016

-Large Format Camera 2016


Art Therapy and Social Engagement

-Working Proficiency in Spanish; Event Organization; Leadership; Conflict Resolution; Communications; Budgeting; Diversity and Inclusion; Multicultural Affairs; Active Listening

-Art and Anthropology 2018

-Black Rage: Interpreting Feeling in Anti-Slavery Imagery 2018

-Colored By The Sea: Arts of The Black Atlantic 2018

-Topics in Photography: Decolonizing the Gaze 2018

-Latin American and Latinx Literature in the Americas 2018

-Explorations in Community-Based Art Practice 2017

-History of Native American Representation in Film 2017

-Creative Process as Art Therapy 2016

-Sociology of Latinas 2016

-Gender and Sexuality in Modern Art 2016

-Topics in Anthropology: Health, Migration, and the Body 2016