b. 1982, Luxembourg
Sophie Jung (born in 1982, Luxembourg, LU) lives and works in Basel, Switzerland. She received her BFA from the Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (2011) and her MFA from Goldsmiths, London (2015). In 2015 Jung spent 6 months in New York at ISCP, courtesy of the Edward Steichen Award Luxembourg; she was a recipient of Matt’s Gallery’s BlackRock residency 2018. She won the Swiss Art Award in 2016 and the Manor Art Award in 2018. She has had solo exhibitions internationally at museums, galleries and festivals including:, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, CH; Blain Southern, London, UK; National Gallery Prague, CZ; Block Universe, London, UK; Istituto Swizzero, Milan, IT; Swiss Institute, Paris, FR; Sophie Tappeiner, Vienna, AT; Primary, Nottingham, UK; Casino Luxembourg, LU; Kunstraum London, UK; Nosbaum Reding Projects, LU; Temnikova & Kasela, Tallinn, ES; Ruine München, Saarbrücken, DE; Ceri Hand Gallery, London, UK; Cabaret Voltaire, Zürich, CH; JOAN, Los Angeles, US; Galerie Joseph Tang, Paris, FR. She has been included in group exhibitions at galleries and institutions internationally including: Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR; Kunsthalle Basel, CH; Wysing Arts Center, Cambridge, UK; Kunsthaus Pasquart, Biel, CH; David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK; Municipal Gallery, Lisbon, PT; Supplement Gallery, New York, USA; Galerie Barbara Seiler, Zürich, CH; SALTS, Basel, CH; ICA, London, UK; Hester, New York, USA; Oakville Galleries, Ontario, CA; Galerie Tatjana Pieters, Ghent, BE; Caustic Coastal, Manchester, UK; Jupiter Woods, London, UK; VITRINE, Basel, CH; Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp, BE; Rabouan Moussion, Paris, FR.