SOPHIE PLIMPTON

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WORK EXPERIENCE

Spring/Break Art Show Artist
2017 New York City. Performer with RHW Enterprises curated by Laura Dvorkin

Station Independent Projects Artist
2017 New York City. Group show titled "Thicket" curated by David Gibson

Fridge Art Fair Artist
2016 New York City. Group show curated by Hash Halper.

Spring/Break Art Show Artist
2016 New York City. Group show curated by Juliette Premmereur and Teriha Yaegashi.

Spring/Break Art Show Artist
2015 New York City. Group show curated by Teriha Yaegashi.

The Tavern Club Artist
2014 Boston, MA. Solo show featured Mixed Media Collage works titled “Threading Chapters”.

Wish Meme Art Show Artist
2013 New York City. Collective show with the Silvershed.

Spring/Break Art Show Artist
2013 New York City. Collective show with the Silvershed.

Collective Show Mexico City Artist
2013 Neter Art Space, Mexico City. Collective show with the Silvershed.

Graham & Friedrich Project Assistant
2012 Brooklyn, New York. Research and market work to help build private collections.

The Oracle Club Artist
2012 Queens, New York. Solo show titled “Arctic Fall” featured Mixed Media Collage works.

Rogue Space Artist, Curator
2012 New York City. Organized and curated group show, “Memoraphilia” and featured four Mixed Media Collage artworks.

American Ballet Theater Fundraiser
2012 New York City. Worked in the Development office at ABT in fundraising on Membership Office team.

Rogue Space Artist, Curator
2011 New York City. Organized and curated group show, “Texture the Frame”. Solely responsible for planning the opening, covering press and all writing and documentation. Featured one Mixed Media artwork.

La Galerie Baudoin Lebon Assistant
2010 Paris. Responsible for reception and telephone, and assisted with research, translation, client relations and general clerical work. Worked directly with clients in sales and was frequently responsible for sorting and organizing inventory, and writing correspondence in French and English.

Sutton Lane Galerie Assistant
2010 Paris. Responsible for working on Gallery Facebook site, organizing, planning and setting up for gallery openings, communicating with visitors, and giving tours of shows.

Galerie Mitterrand Assistant
2009 Paris. Responsible for working on World Expo 2010 Shanghai, collaborating with partners and international clients, running the front desk, formatting documents and creating English translations.

The Sculpture Center Assisted the Curator, Paid Intern
2008 New York City. Responsible for working on artist’s files, doing archival work, communicating with the artists, formatting and designing handouts for press, at times running the front desk.

ColemanBrandworx Graphic Design, Freelancer
2005 New York City. Responsible for working on design projects, including a Häagendazs project.

Bergdorf Goodman Visual Merchandising, Freelancer
2004 New York City. Responsible for Window Displays on 57th St., 58th St., and 5th Avenue.

Alberto Pinto Interior Design, Paid intern
2003 Paris. Responsible for drawing, presenting design ideas/materials to clients, and clerical tasks.

D.M. Gross Company Interior DesignInterior Design, Paid Intern
2002-2003 Boston. Responsible for drawing, interacting with clients, including Somerset Club design and clerical tasks.


EDUCATION

The New School
2009 (BS) Bachelor of Science


LANGUAGES

Fluent in French


BALLET EXPERIENCE

As a ballet dancer from 1993 through 2002

Boston Ballet, Dancer
1993-2002 Boston, Massachusetts
Performed in Boston Ballet's productions of: The Nutcracker, A Mid Summer Night's Dream, La Bayader, Swan Lake, Coppeila, etc.

International Dance / Paris Opéra Ballet, Dancer
2000, 2002 Pont l'Abbé, France
Invited to a by-audition-only program

American Ballet Theater, Dancer
2001 Orange County, California
Invited to a by-audition-only program

The Harid Conservatory, Dancer
2000 Boca Raton, Florida
Invited to a by-audition-only program

South Carolina Dance Conservatory, Dancer
1999 Columbia, South Carolina
Invited to a by-audition-only program