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Sophia Chizuco
brooklyn, NY
Neighborhood: Bushwick



ARTIST STATEMENT: Sophia Chizuco is a multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Born in Japan. She earned her B.A. in Art and Education from Tokyo Gakugei University. In 2000 she moved to New York to study abstract paintings at the Art Students League of New York and earned a certificate in painting for her studies. Chizuco’s original discipline is abstract painting. She has been working to paint an abstract landscape series with multi media. She draws patterns of abstract forms, geometric shapes, and lines. Since 2009, she has been developing her career into sculpture, mural, installation and performance artist. In 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017, Chizuco was a part of the Immigrant Artists Program, acting as a mentor at the New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2013, she was granted for Artists Summer Institute, Lower Manhattan Cultural Center & Creative Capital, New York. She held origami workshop for Immigrants at Museum of Jewish Heritage, Ellis Island Immigration Museum and National Yiddish Theatre and painting workshop at I am an Immigrant event. She is the recipient of both the grand prize from ArtNetwork and the Director’s Recognition Award from Period Gallery. Additionally, she won a merit scholarship from the Art Students League of New York. The artist has exhibited nationally and internationally at the Chelsea Museum (New York), the Staten Island Museum (New York), New York Hall of Science (New York), Lincoln Center (New York), the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (Japan), Makati Shangri-La Hotel, and Raddison Blu Cebu (Philippines).
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  • Love
    2019
    acrylic and metallic color on canvas
    72" x 72"

  • stardust
    2019
    acrylic and metallic color on canvas
    24" x 24"

  • blooming
    2017
    acrylic on canvas
    60" x 60"

  • waterfall
    2017
    acrylic on canvas
    60" x 60"

  • colored mountains
    2017
    acrylic on canvas
    60" x 60"

  • falling night
    2017
    acrylic and metallic color on canvas
    60" x 60"

  • molecular attraction
    2013
    acrylic
    acrylic on canvas

  • fusion
    2017
    acrylic on canvas
    24" x 24"

  • Landscape 1112-1
    2012
    acrylic
    acrylic on canvas

  • Landscape 1112-2
    2012
    acrylic
    acrylic on canvas

  • Landscape 1112-3
    2012
    acrylic
    acrylic on canvas

  • Landscape 0609
    2009
    oil
    Oil painting on canvas

  • Landscape 0509-2
    2009
    acrylic
    acrylic painting on canvas

  • Landscape 0509-1
    2009
    acrylic
    acrylic painting on canvas

  • landscape 0916 (mural)
    2016
    exterior paint on panel
    8' x 12'

  • factitious 0815
    2015
    acrylic on wood
    vary

  • Drop (performance)
    2014
    mixed media (eggshell, asian rice paper lantern)
    12' x 5' x 5'
    site-specific installation with performance for artwalk paterson 2014 "Drop" is a part of precarious 0614

  • flow (performance)
    2014
    mixed media (eggshell, asian rice paper lantern)
    12' x 10' x 5'
    site-specific installation with performance for artwalk paterson 2014 "flow" is a part of precarious 0614

  • flight
    2015
    mixed media
    vary
    eggshell light eggshell, rice paper, light, rice paste glue stick installation stick, yarn, gaze, pompon, wire, tape, glue

  • drop detail
    2017
    eggshell
    36" x 48"
    Site specific installation
 








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