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Open Studios with Sophia Flood and Ooldouz Alaei Novin


Sophia Flood was born in Ipswich, Massachusetts and currently lives in New York City. She received her MFA from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2012, and was a participant at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2016. She works across painting and sculpture in a semi-abstract language that departs from both experienced and invented landscapes. Her work has been written about in Two Coats of Paint, The Coastal Post, Great Big Iceberg, Hyperallergic, and New American Paintings, and exhibited most recently at Sadie Halie Projects, Torrance Shipman Gallery, The Herter Gallery at the University of Massachusetts- Amherst, and the Spring Break Art Show in New York.

Ooldouz Alaei Novin is a Tehran based visual artist. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts is Photography from Art University of Tehran. She received her MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from School of Visual Arts in May 2016. She has created bodies of work in different areas of photography including documentary, s tudio photography and staged photography. Since moving to New York she has been exploring numerous possibilities of other forms of media. Her MFA thesis project is a multimedia installation about the Iranian diaspora.