Sophie's Pratt Exhibit 2012

Sophie's Pratt Exhibit 2012

Sophie's Amsterdam Exhibit 2011

Sophie's Amsterdam Exhibit 2011

Sophia Marie Peters


I am seeking positions where I can combine my creative and social skills/experience to work with children and the community to promote the arts and education.


Pratt Institute

200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
2008-2012 BFA in Fine Arts, Painting
Presidential Scholarship Awarded 2008-2012

Amsterdam School of the Arts

Spring 2011 Semester, Amsterdam


Professional experience in various art mediums including painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and teaching/assisting with ages 6-21.

Art Exhibitions and Awards

2012 Pratt Painting Club Senior Group Show (juried selection)

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2012 BFA Senior Thesis Show

East Hall Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2008-2012: Pratt Presidential Scholarship Award

2009-2010: Artwork selected in various group shows at Pratt Institute

2008: Ely Slade House: City Art Exhibition (juried selection)

Work Experience

09/10/2012-Present: Toddler Teacher


For ages 1-2.

05/2012-Present: Hostess

Eli's On Whitney

Seat guests, bus tables, answer phone.

06/2012-08/2012: Art Assistant

Audubon Arts Program, Neighborhood Music School

Led art intensive classes for children aged 6-11. Assisted kids in creating sets, props, and costumes for numerous theater productions.

08/2010-05/2012: Residential Advisor

Pratt Institute

Advisor and mentor to freshman students. Built floor community, organized programs and social events, crisis intervention and conflict mediation skills, small staff team work, administrative paperwork, managing of budgets.

06/2010-08/2010: Residential Camp Counselor

Circus Smirkus

Supervised campers aged 6-17 and led classes in visual arts and circus training, served as a mentor and mediator, Greensboro, VT.

06/2009-08/2009: Residential Camp Counselor

Shire Village Arts

Supervised campers ages 8-14,organized activates, led visual art classes.
Shire Village Camp, Mellor Road, Cummington, MA.

04/2008-08/2008: Food prep/cashier

Brueggers Bagels

2425 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, CT

09/2004-06/2007: Trinity Choir for Men & Girls

Trinity Church

New Haven, CT

Children's and Adult choir member for highly selective professional girl's choir

2005-2007: Teen Docent Program

Art Space Gallery

New Haven, CT

Curate shows, install artwork, assist local artists, and lead tours of annual "City Wide Open Studios."

Volunteer Work

2005-Present: Artspace Gallery

New Haven, CT

Set up and assist during art openings and large events.

2010-2012: Dalzell Productions

New York, NY

Volunteered for production company at events: Dumbo Arts Festival, Municipal Art Society Summit, assisted with office and administrative work.

2003-2007: Trinity Church Youth Group Mission

Two mission trips to Tennessee and Puerto Rico to improve homes of poor elderly residents and repair homes damaged by hurricanes.

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