A diptych painting with abstract

Sophie Kitching, Invisible Green XXXI-XXXII (2023). Oil, Japanese watercolour, crayons on canvas. 96 x 60 in.

Sophie Kitching creates paintings, installations and sculptures that encapsulate natural phenomena, reacting to her environment through found materials, colors, and forms. Merging nature and architecture, her work explores landscape as an active medium, intertwining territory and memory. Committed to producing spaces rather than images, Sophie Kitching’s compositions draw the viewer into a negotiation with space and depth, the seen and unseen, alternating between gestural brushstrokes, and raw material structure. Through an alluring materiality, her works offer in-depth reflections on the concepts of realities, creating atmospheres of both utopic otherworldliness and a grounded familiarity for the viewer to enter.

Sophie Kitching graduated from the École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris in 2014. Alongside numerous exhibitions across the world, she has received awards, participated in residencies in France and the US, published a monographic catalogue, has received international press coverage (Le Figaro, Vogue Scandinavia, Whitewall, Crash Magazine, Forbes, L’Officiel, Artpress, Numéro, Town & Country, Art Observed, Point Contemporain, Citizen K…). In 2017, Sophie Kitching designed sets for Kader Bélarbi’s ballet production “Don Quichotte” at the Opéra National du Capitole in Toulouse. Sophie Kitching has recently collaborated with the Champagne brand House of Ruinart during Frieze NY 2022 and created a series of Second Skin Magnum bottles. In 2023, she was invited by the Italian Jewelry brand BVLGARI as their US-based artist to create a capsule collection to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Serpenti icon.

Recent exhibitions include "Sight Specific" (2023) at Cromwell Place, London with The Finch Project; “Serpenti in Art” (2023) at BVLGARI on 5th Avenue in New York City to launch the capsule collection; “Nocturne” (2023) at 3A Gallery, New York (the Gallery founded by artists Dan Graham and Mieko Meguro); “De Leur Temps VII” (2023), at Frac Grand Large – Hauts-de-France, Dunkirk; "Trois à Part" (2023) at Nosbaum Reding in Brussels; “touch of time” (2022) at Alice Folker Gallery, Copenhagen; “Degrees, Minutes & Seconds” (2022) at The Finch Project, London; “Maison 1729” (2022) in collaboration with House of Ruinart during Frieze Art Fair, New York; “The English Garden” (2022) at Galerie Isabelle Gounod, Paris; “i set my face to the hillside” (2022) at PS122 Gallery, New York; “carte blanche” (2021) at Park Hyatt, New York; “ATLAS” (2021) at 187 Lafayette St, New York; “Window Series” (2019) at Kiosk in Le Corbusier’s Cité Radieuse, Marseille; “Invisible Green (2019) at Galerie Vaste Horizon, Arles; “Concrete Blooms” at Kenzo Marais (2019); “Nuits Américaines” (2017-2018) at Maison de Chateaubriand, Châtenay-Malabry to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of Chateaubriand’s birth; “Appareiller” (2017) at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, “Bourse Révélations Emerige” (2016) at Villa Emerige, Paris.