© 2015 by Sophie Hardcastle

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Bio

Born in Manly, Australia
Lives & works in Oxford, United Kingdom
 
Represented by Benython Oldfield at Zeitgeist Media Group, Claire at Schools Speakers, and Katie Read at Read Media

 

Education

2019

Research Assistant to Professor Boehmer, Oxford University

2018

Provost's Scholar at Worcester College, Oxford University

2017

Honours in Visual Arts,

Sydney College of the Arts

2012 - 2016

Bachelor of Visual Arts,

Sydney College of the Arts

 

2010 - 2011

Higher Schools Certificate,

Manly Selective Campus

 

Exhibitions
 

2018

Cloudy River. M2, Sydney CBD. Solo show.

2017

Deep Silence II. The Other Art Fair, Sydney CBD. Art fair.

2017

Deep Silence. The ArtHouse Hotel, Sydney CBD. Solo show.

2017

Mother Lover Sister Daughter. Warringah Creative Space, Curl Curl. Group show.

2013

The Black Market. Factory5 Art Studio, Warriewood. Group show.

2013

Suspect Realities. The Hub Gallery, Newtown. Group show.

 

2012

What I Said Yesterday: narratives of childhood. Verge Gallery, Camperdown. Group show.

 

 

Writer's Festivals
 

2017

Headlined Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival, Margaret River, Western Australia

2017

Voices on the Coast, Sunshine Coast, Queensland

2017

Somerset Festival of Literature, Gold Coast, Queensland

2016

Emerging Writer's Festival, Melbourne, Australia

2016

Newcastle Writer's Festival, Newcastle, Australia

2016

Spectrum Now Festival, Sydney, Australia

2015

Sydney Writer's Festival (Children's Roadshow) Sydney, Australia

2015

Emerging Writer's Festival, Sydney, Australia

Screen
 

2018

Cloudy River, co-creator, co-director, co-writer

Produced by unko, represented by Escapade Media

Publications

2018

The Anthroposphere Review, Guest contributor

2018

The Mays Anthology, (Oxford and Cambridge anthology), Guest contributor

2018

The Stick, Guest contributor.

2017

Lululemon Athletica (international) Australian contributor.

2017

Benny's Boardroom. Australian contributor.

2016

Breathing Under Water. Hachette Australia

2016

ELLE Magazine. Guest contributor.

2015

Running like China. Hachette Australia

 

2015

ELLE Magazine. Guest Contributor.

 

2015

Harper's Bazaar. Guest Contributor.

 

2015

Damaged Goods Zine. Guest Contributor.

 

2014

Sweet Sour. ATYP, Bite Me production. The Voices Project.

Currency Press.

 

2014

Running like China. ABC OPEN

 

2013

Surfing World Magazine. Guest Contributor to 'The Sage' - Pam Burridge Interview.

 

 

Grants
& Awards 
 

2018

Provost's Scholarship to study as a visiting scholar at Worcester College, Oxford University

2018

Rebecca West Essay Prize, winner, Oxford University

2018

Academic Merit Award, University of Sydney

2017

Honours Academic Scholarship, Sydney University

2017

WHO Magazine, 'One to Watch in 2017'

2016

Breathing Under Water, DYMOCKS List of Best Books of 2016

2016

Breathing Under Water Longlisted for the Australian Indie Book Awards

2015

Triple j - 25 Under 25 and Nailing It

 

2015

Sassy Award

 

2013

Zonta Scholarship 

 

2011

NSW Premier's Award for All Round Excellence.

 

2008

NSW Junior Surf Life Saver of the Year.

Residencies
 

2017

Author-in-residence.

Aquinas College, Western Australia, Australia.

2017

CHIMU Adventures artist-in-residence. Antarctica.

 

2016

Rail Europe artist-in-residence. Switzerland & France.