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Sophie Gabrielle is an Australian contemporary photographer currently residing on the lands of the Ngunnawal people. Interested in the intersection of photography, memory and myth-making, their work uses found archives and organic material to create space in which the past and present co-exist.

Their work has been exhibited in Australia, Malaysia, The Netherlands, France, Germany, South Korea, the USA and the UK.  Notable commissions and collaborations of Sophie’s work are The New Yorker  -Fiction Issue, July 2021, cover art for The Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra’s Die Seejungfrau (The Little Mermaid, 2020) and UK musician Seabuckthron's album Through a Vulnerable Occur was produced as a companion piece to the Ikki Selects photobook by the same name containing a curated selection of Sophie’s work. They are a Foam Talent recipient (2018) and a finalist for the Lensculture Emerging Talent Awards (2016). 

They are also a board member of Good Moon Rising, a non-profit creative collective that creates safe spaces for gender-diverse artists and musicians to be celebrated in Melbourne. They have obtained a Masters in Arts Management from RMIT (Dean's list recipient), focussing on curation and community engagement within galleries and a Bachelor of Photography majoring in Fine Art.



2018: Foam Talent Awards 2019 - Winner

2018: International Photo Awards - Honorable Mention - BL_NK SP_CE

2018: Finalist - Lensculture Art Awards - Worry For The Fruit The Birds Won't Eat

2017: Center Of Contemporary Photography - Most Powerful Image - Worry For The Fruit The Birds Won’t Eat  
2017: Best Composition - Emerging Artists - Australian Catholic University- (2nd prize)
2016: Lensculture Emerging Talent finalist
2016: Center Of Contemporary Photography - Best Fashion Image
2015: Greatest Achievement in Fine Art Major - Photography Studies College



2023: We Shall By Morning Inherit The Earth, Group exhibition, MOLT Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2023: We Shall By Morning Inherit The Earth, Open Studio, GlogauAIR, Berlin, Germany

2022: máthair mhór, Solo exhibition, Edge Galleries, Maldon, Australia

2021: Worry for the fruit the birds won’t eat solo exhibition, Scope Gallery, Hannover, Germany. 

2020: The Things I Tell You Will Not Be Wrong Group exhibition, Scope Gallery, Hannover, Germany. 

2020: Beyond the Cosmos emerging artist feature Photo Basel, Switzerland, represented by Galerie &co119

2019: Solo of selected works, Galerie &co119

2019: Worry For The Fruit The Birds Won’t Eat -Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Frankfurt, Germany.

2019: Worry For The Fruit The Birds Won’t Eat - Center Of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2019: Worry For The Fruit The Birds Won’t Eat - Vauxhall Gallery, London. 

2019: Worry For The Fruit The Birds Won’t Eat - Red Hook Labs, New York City

2019: Weeping Rock - The Corner Shop -Sydney
2019: Worry For The Fruit The Birds Won’t Eat - Foam Next Door, Amsterdam

2019: Weeping Rock - Off The Kerb Gallery, Collingwood. 

2018: Selected Works, Off The Kerb Gallery, Collingwood, Melbourne.

2017: BL_NK SP_CE - The Indian Photography Festival (IPF) - Hyperbad, India

2017: BL_NK SP_CE - Festival Encontros da Imagem, Braga, Portugal

2017: BL_NK SP_CE - Tbilisi Photo Festival , Tbilisi, Georgia 

2017: BL_NK SP_CE - GETXOPHOTO Festival, Getxo, Spain

2017: BL_NK SP_CE -Voices Off Festival, Arles, France

2017: Saudade, Neon Parlour, Melbourne

2017: BL_NK SP_CE - FOCUS Photography Festival, Mumbai, India 

2017: Not Far From Home - Los Angeles Festival of Photography, USA.

2016: BL_NK SP_CE - Gertrude St, Contemporary, Fitzroy  

2016:  BL_NK SP_CE - 40 x 40 Exhibition - Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne

2016: Summer Salon - Centre For Contemporary Photography, Melbourne. - Fashion Photography WINNER

2016: Selected Works - Arts Club Melbourne - Preston. 

2016: Selected works - Salon -  Independent Photography Festival, The GoodCopy, Melbourne.

2016: PSC Photobook Stall - Phonebook Festival -  National Gallery Of Victoria 

2016: Closing Party, Melbourne Arts Club, Melbourne. 

2016: International Women's Day, Queen Victoria Building, Melbourne 

2015: Summer Salon - 69 Smith St Gallery, Collingwood, Melbourne.

2015: Lady Face Show, Lentil As Anything, Thornbury, Melbourne.

2015: Summer Salon - Centre For Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy, Melbourne.

2015: Salon - Independent Photography Festival, The GoodCopy, Melbourne.

2015: You Are Here - Video Instillation, Shadow Electric, Melbourne.

2015: Places - Collaborative Exhibition, The Union Hotel, Melbourne.

2015: 1000 Faces - Self Portraiture, The Union Hotel, Fitzroy, Melbourne.

2014: The Wall: Summer Exhibition- PSC, Southbank, Melbourne

2014: Delatorre, Photobook Launch, Asia Pacific Photobook Archive, Melbourne.

2014: S, Photobook Launch, Obscura Festival, Penang, Malaysia.

2014: Volume 1- Liberty Social, Melbourne.


2023: Fisheye Magazine, France - Artist Feature

2021: The New Yorker - Commission for three fiction pieces
2021: Photocollective AU - artist feature

2021:VOSTOK -South Korea - artist feature

2020: Viens Voir - Photobook review and artist feature online. 

2020: Unless You Will Magazine - artist feature and interview

2020: Ikki Books, Germany,  Photobook and Vinyl 

2019: Yoghurt Magazine - Feature 

2019: The Image of Whiteness: Contemporary Photography and Racialization - Reference Image - Author Claudia Rankin 

2019: NewFlesh: Queerness Beyond The Body -Featured Artist -Photobook 

2019: Foam Fotografia Magazine ‘Talent’ Edition - Print

2019: Photography Studies Collge - Artist Profile 

2018: Worry For The Fruit The Birds Won't Eat,  Essay by Cat Lachowskyj

2018: Ain't Bad Magazine - Feature. 

2017: The best of LensCulture Book - Vol.1  - Printed 

2017: Impressa Magazine , Artist Profile 

2017: ‘BL_NK SP_CE’ - Exposure Photo - Online Magazine 

2017: 30 Women To Watch - Lens Culture 

2017: Emerging Talent Of The Year - Lens Culture 

2017: Artist Feature - Slippery Edge - Online magazine 

2016: Vinyl Cover, Beat Magazine for 'The Dead Heir'

2016: Interview, Scandal Magazine, Online

2015: Interview, Photo Art Magazine Online

2015: 'BL_NK SP_CE' - Ignant Online Magazine

2015: 'BL_NK SP_CE' - DeFuzed Magazine U.K


2022: LANDWEHRKANAL - Mixed media exhibition, MOLT Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2021: Shadowland - multi-sensory exhibition at Jack’s Magazine, Footscray, Australia

2021 - 2020: Art Director for Good Moon Rising Festival, Coburg, Melbourne




2021: Masters of Arts Management, RMIT, Dean's list recipient 

2015: Bachelor of Photography with a Major in Fine Art

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