Specializing in Thai & Asian Contemporary Art

Born 1971 in Battambang, Cambodia. Lives and works in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

EDUCATION

1999

MFA in Painting: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL.

1995

BFA in Painting: The University of Massachusetts at Amherst, MA.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

Expanses, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, NY, USA

2017

Hidden Nature: Sopheap Pich, The Crow Collection, Dallas, TX, USA

Sopheap Pich: from studio to fine art, Institut francais du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Monumental, H Gallery Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.

Flora and Fauna, Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.

2016

Monumental, H Gallery Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Rang Phnom Flower, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, NY, USA.

For the Love of Things: Still Life, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA.

Histories of the Future, National Museum, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2015

Structures, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, NY, USA
Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, NY (October 29 – December 23).

2014

Sopheap Pich: A Room, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN.

2013

Cambodian Rattan: The Sculptures of Sopheap Pich, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.
Compound, Brookfiled Place Winter Garden, New York, NY.
Reliefs, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, NY.
_Collection+ Sopheap Pich, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, Australia.

2012

In Spite of Order, H Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.

2011

Morning Glory, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, NY.
Compound, The Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

2010

Fragile, French Cultural Center, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2009

The Pulse Within, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, NY.

2008

Strands, The Esplanade, Singapore.

2007

Recent Works From Kunming, TCG/Nordica, Kunming, China.
Tidal, H Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
Flow, Sala Artspace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2006

Moha Saen Anett, Gallery Dong Xi, Vestfossen, Norway.


2005

Chomlak, sculptures and drawings, The Arts Lounge of Hotel de la Paix , Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Sculptures and Drawings, Amansara Resort, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

2004

Pdao, French Cultural Center Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2003

Excavating the Vessels, Java Café and Gallery, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2002

Recent Works, The Brewery Studio, Boston, MA.

1997

Empty Wooden Cigarette Boxes From Cambodia, The Augusta Savage Gallery, Amherst, MA.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Minimalism: Space. Light. Object, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore.

Trees of Life – Knowledge in Material, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, Singapore.

Two houses: Politics and histories in the contemporary art collections of John Chia and Yeap Lam Yang, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore.

We the People: New Art from the Collection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.

In Search of Southeast Asia through the M+ Collections, M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon, Hong Kong. Sopheap Pich – Khvay Samnang – Shooshie Sulaiman, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

National Gallery of Singapore, Singapore.

Angkor: Exploring Cambodia’s Sacred City, Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore.

2017

Viva Arte Viva, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy.

SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.

Flora and Fauna, Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.

2016

For the Love of Things: Still Life, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA.

2015

Drawn from Nature, Asia Society Texas Center, Houston, TX, USA.

Renaissance, Lille3000, Lille, France.

First Look: Collecting Contemporary at the Asian, The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA.

“I Want Justice,” United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC, USA.

Selected works on exhibition, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Drawn from Nature, Asia Society Texas Center, Houston, TX (September 19, 2015 – February 21, 2016).

Renaissance, Lille3000, Lille, France (September 26, 2015 – January 17, 2016).

2014

The Art of Our Time: Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collections, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain.
No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia, Centre for Contemporary Art, Singapore.

Medium at Large, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore.
Re: Collection, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY.
TRANSMISSION, Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok, Thailand


2013

Moscow Biennial, Moscow, Russia.
Dojima River Bienniale, Dojima River Forum, Osaka, Japan.
Collecting Art of Asia, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA.

Connect: Phnom Penh: Rescue Archaeology – Contemporary Art and Urban Development in Cambodia, IFA-Galerie, Berlin, Germany.

Collection +, The Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, Australia.

Cartographies, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York, NY.
Gentle Matter, Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore.

2012

dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany

Invisible Cities, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA.

Encounter: The Royal Academy in Asia, Asia Institute of Contemporary Art, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore.

DEEP S.E.A., Primo Marella, Rome, Italy.

2011

Asian Art Biennial, Taiwan.
Compound, Singapore Biennale, Singapore.
Here / Not Here: Buddha Presence in Eight Recent Works, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

2010

Classic Contemporary: Contemporary Southeast Asian Art from the Singapore Art Museum Collection, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore.

2009

Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia.
Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan.
Truly Truthful, Art Asia, Miami, FL.
Forever Until Now: Contemporary Art from Cambodia, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong.

2008

Sh Contemporary: Best of Discovery, Shanghai, China.
Strategies from Within, Ke Center for the Contemporary Arts, Shanghai, China.
The Mekong Project, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos.
The Drawing Room, Rubies, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2006

Paint Around the Dog, with Jack Bauer, Lake Studio, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2+3+4 Cambodian/Vietnamese Exchange, Java Cafe and Gallery, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2005

Visual Arts Open, Elsewhere and New Art Gallery, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Transit, with Michèle Vanvlasselaer, Java Café & Gallery, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Première Vue, Passage de Retz, Paris, France.
Je/Jeu, French Cultural Center, Yangon, Myanmar.

2004

Guide, French Cultural Center Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Continuity, Shinta Mani, Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Guide, French Cultural Center, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Meik Sratum, Silapak Khmer Amatak, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2001

Subject Picture, The Optimistic, Chicago, IL.

2000

Just Good Art 2000, Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago, IL.
Memory: Personal and Social Testimonies, the Augusta Savage Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

1999

Altered Object, Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago, IL.
Young Talents II, Contemporary Arts Workshop, Chicago, IL.
MFA Thesis Exhibition, G2, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Yellow/Face, Gallery Pilson East, Chicago, IL.
Cows on Parade, a collaborative project with J. Zakin and S. Biggers for The Chicago Park District, exhibited at the Field Museum Campus, Chicago, IL.

1998

Presidential Dinner Exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

1995

Recent Paintings, Gallery Del Sol, Miami, FL.
BFA Thesis Show, The Augusta Savage Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

M+ Museum of Visual Culture, Hong Kong.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, USA.
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, USA.
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA, USA.
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore.
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA, USA.
Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, Australia.
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC, USA.
The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA.
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA.