Sophia Ruppert

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Lincoln, NE
United States
Dates of Residence: 
May 17, 2021 to May 28, 2021

Sophia Ruppert earned an MFA in Sculpture from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a BFA in Sculpture from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Her work has been exhibited nationally in galleries and museums including the Alexandria Museum of Art in Alexandria, Louisiana, The Virago in Contemporary Art and Adornment in Seattle, Washington, Art St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri, the Rockford Art Museum in Rockford Illinois. Her notable awards include the Dan and Barbara Creative Achievement Award, the Vreeland Award, and the Othmer Fellowship. In 2020, she received the Mayors Art Award from the Kimmel Foundation for the arts in Lincoln, Nebraska and the Gilbert Bayes Award from the Royal Society of Sculptors in London. She currently lives and works in Lincoln, Nebraska.