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Painting Machine

Colourful images created using a paint machine that I made. The spinning base, mounted on a bench grinder, sprays paint dropped from above creating unique images and an ever changing mixture of vibrant colours.











Curriculum Vitae – Sophia Roddan


Sophia Roddan is an artist based in the South West of England whose work ranges across sculpture installations, painting, drawing and screen-printing. Her practice is developed through research and a conceptual approach to developing her art

Current employment  


Collaborative workshops with Mind (Plymouth) and Plymouth College of Art

Art workshops in association with Mind (Exeter)


2015 – 2016             BA (Hons) Fine Art – awarded First Class

2013 – 2014             Diploma in Silver Metal Clay, Eclectic School of Jewellery & Design, England – Mexcio

2006 – 2009             Foundation Fine Art Practice, Plymouth University. Awarded a Distinction


2016                         “Close-Up” Summer Graduate Show

2011                         Exeter Art Show hosted by The Maynard School

2009                         Foundation Degree Summer Show, Plymouth University

2009                         Exeter Art Show hosted by The Maynard School

2007                         Collaborative Exhibition, The Mansion House, Totnes

2005                         Contemporary Art Exhibition, Bovey Tracey


2015                         Collaborative Workshop, Plymouth College of Art

2011                          Performance Art Workshop, Exeter Art Show, The Maynard School

2010                          Collaborative Art & Music Project, the Phoenix, Exeter

2009                          Performance Art Workshop, Exeter Art Show, The Maynard School

Relevant Experience

2016                          Internship, PCA Exhibitions, Plymouth College of Art

2016                          Certification in Creative Art  & Art Therapy

2014 – 2015               Advanced Certification in Forensic Psychology, Exeter College

2014 – 2014               Made solid silver cufflinks for Int. Company award ceremony

2013 – 2014               Writing Poetry, University of Exeter

2009 – 2011               Gallery Assistant, Southgate Gallery, Exeter

2009 – 2010               Picture Framing Certification


  • Guardian Art portfolio selection winner 2015
  • Selected for Best of Summer Show – Plymouth College of Art 2016
  • Invited to take part in the Best of the South West – Pound Arts
A finished image from the harmonograph.

Drawing Machine

This piece was inspired by the quaker movement and is based upon the victorian pass time of assembling drawing machines for evening entertainment. The rocking motion of three pendulums combine to create unique and fascinating drawings.

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