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    Sophie Eisner grew up in New York City, and after spending many years in the Midwest, she has made her home in Kingston, NY. Eisner's studio practice includes sculpture, installation, drawing, performance and musical collaboration working in steel, silicone, concrete, wood, fabric and bronze.  With a background in ceramics and figure drawing, Eisner’s work is grounded in the act of making and close observation of the physical world.

   Sophie Eisner's work has been exhibited in galleries, museums and sculpture parks in the United States and internationally including at Simone DeSousa, Wasserman Projects, Franconia Sculpture Park, the Wright Museum of African American History, and Galerie Marzee. She has been awarded residencies at Yaddo, Mass MoCA, the Vermont Studio Center and Salem Art Works among others and was honored with the Louise Bourgeois Award in Sculpture from Yaddo. Eisner is also an educator dedicated to helping young artists build skills and develop their own creative voices. She has been Assistant Professor of Art at St. Olaf College, a faculty member at College for Creative Studies and has worked with students at the University of Louisville, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Carleton College, and the National Gallery School of Visual Art in Zimbabwe. 

    Sophie Eisner loves primary colors, roast chicken and is learning to play the ukulele.  

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