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Sofie Hodara

Sofie Hodara
Title: 
Adjunct Instructor
Office: 
Tower 625
Bio: 

Hodara is a multimedia artist, designer, and educator. Her work explores the intersection between traditional and cutting-edge media in order to create beautiful, non-utilitarian experiences with technology. She teaches design at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, SMFA at Tufts University, and Emmanuel College. 

Education: 
2014 MFA, Visual Communication, Dynamic Media Institute at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA; 2008 BA, Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Professional Experience: 
  • Consultant and facilitator, “{VR} for Reentry,” Graduate thesis project by Melissa Teng, The Engagement Lab at Emerson College, Boston, MA
  • Co-founder with Ingrid Pimsner, International Institute of Contemporary Art and Theory, Mangalia, Romania
  • Production Designer, NEXT Model Management, New York, NY
  • Assistant to director Janos Marton Ph.D., The Living Museum, Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, Queens, NY
  • Apprentice to Master Screen Printer Gary Lichtenstein, Gary Lichtenstein Editions, Ridgefield, CT
  • Studio Technician, The Common Press, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Exhibitions

Presentations

Awards

  • Penn Treaty Special Services District, Co-recipient with IceBox Project Space (2017)
  • Humanities Arts and Research Program at Michigan State University, Co-recipient with Zach Kaiser and Gabi Schaffzin (2017)
  • Residency, BoxoProjects, Joshua Tree, CA (2017)
  • Massachusetts Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Judge, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (2017)
  • Residency, The Common Press, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (2014)
  • Residency, Groundwork, Falls Village, CT (2014)
  • Fine Arts Chair’s Award, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Awarded to two seniors for outstanding work in the Senior Thesis Exhibition (2008)
  • Kelly Senior Research Grant, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Awarded based on merit of senior thesis research proposal (2008)
  • Kelly Family Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA; Awarded for study overseas (2006 - 2007)

Collections

  • Tutt Library’s Special Collections, Colorado College, Colorado Spring, CO
  • Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrech Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Affiliations

  • Bromfield Gallery (2015 – 2019)

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