Sofia Mesa |

Born March 1995 in Bogota, Colombia.

Sofia Currently lives and works in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


2019 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Integrated Media. OCAD University. Toronto, Canada. 


2019 Integrated Media Medal Winner

2019 Project 31 Award

2019 Nora E. Vaughan Award

2019 William F. White Equipment Rental Prize

Selected Exhibitions 


Dawn Draws, Dusk Drops,  Joys Gallery. Toronto, Canada. 


Birds of  a Feather, Ethan Cohen Gallery. Beacon, NY.

True Currency, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery Oshawa, Canada.


Residency + Show, Jimmy James Evans Friendly Meeting place and Center for the Arts. Toronto, Canada.


Re-Acquaintances, Gallery TPW. Online

In- Residence. Online 


GradEx, OCAD University. Toronto, Canada. 

Wildfire, The Loon. Toronto, Canada.

Flea Market, The Loon. Toronto, Canada.


Basic Needs, Art Toronto x Art Metropole x The Table at Metro Convention Centre. Toronto, Canada. 

Gardening, ma ma. Toronto, Canada

Basic Needs, The Loon. Toronto, Canada

Guardians, Allan Gardens Conservatory: a part of Contact Photography Festival. Toronto, Canada

Yes, OCAD University. Toronto, Canada


Allan Gardens Group Show, The Loon, Toronto, Canada.

304 Albany Ave. 304 Albany Ave ,Toronto, Canada. 

Doored 30, Double Double Land, Toronto, Canada

Every. Now. Then; Reframing Nationhood, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Tell: Stories of a Girlhood. Directed by Annie Wong, Gallery 44, Toronto, Canada

ANYWHERE. ANYTIME. 442 Dufferin St, Toronto, Canada.  

How to Steal, Open Engagement, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA

Critical Engagements; Housing is a right, Not a Luxury!, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada


What Would the Community Think? Curated by Emily Gove at Xpace Cultural Center, Toronto, Canada.

Stein Salon Revisited and Reversed: An Afternoon with Bonerkill. Curated by Emilie Chhangur, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

The Complete Unknown. Curated by Marjan Verstappen, YTB Gallery Toronto, Canada.

Winter Clothing and Soup.  A part of VIBE Art’s social justice residency, Fingers Hair Salon, Toronto, Canada.

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