RAW Showcase in November

October 9th, 2014

Big News! I will be participating in another RAW Artist showcase in downtown Boston. I did one in 2013 and it was tons of fun!. Here’s all the info you need:

When: Sunday November 16th
Where: Rumor, 100 Warrenton St., Boston, MA
Price: $15.00

If you would like to buy a ticket, please click on this link and then click on “Buy a ticket for this artist”:

http://www.rawartists.org/sophytuttle

Thanks in advance for your support and I hope to see you all there!!

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Nashua River Mural in Fitchburg, MA is complete!

September 5th, 2014

After many long weeks of working tirelessly to complete this mural, it’s finally done! We are sincerely thankful to everyone who supported us financially, artistically, and morally through the process. It’s been a wonderful learning experience and I’m so excited to continue working outside and painting art for the public to enjoy for years to come.

Photos can be seen on the “Murals and Public Art” page of my website, or you can check it out on Facebook.We are also still accepting donations at our online fundraising page.

 

Many thanks to everyone again and we hope to have an unveiling at the Blacksmith Festival on September 28th. If you have a mural opportunity in the New England area, please contact me!

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Marion Stoddart Mural Fundraiser!

July 7th, 2014

Hi everyone! I am trying to raise funds to paint a mural in Fitchburg, MA along with the very talented artist, Jon Allen. It will be to commemorate the community activist, grassroots organizer, and kickass woman, Marion Stoddart. Please consider donating a few dollars to our cause. We need to buy paint, supplies, and rent scaffolding (it’s a huge building) and this all costs way more money than we can afford. We feel very passionately about this project and I hope you can help!

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Marion Stoddart Mural

Click here for more information and to donate!

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Revival Gallery One Year Anniversary Show

April 29th, 2014

I’m really excited to be a part of the Revival Gallery One Year Anniversary Show. It’s taking place THIS FRIDAY May 2nd, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm.

 

The gallery, located in downtown Fitchburg, MA, is a reclaimed space aimed at promoting community art, projects, fairs, and festivals. Please come down and support a really noble cause and help them celebrate their 1 year anniversary!

 

 

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Mural in Oaxaca

January 21st, 2014

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to get to paint a wall in Oaxaca. I did it in collaboration with my friend Vlocke (Vlocke Urban Art on facebook). The image I chose to paint is a little homage to all things weird in New England. It includes the skull of Phineas Gage (now residing in a Harvard U. museum), the frog from the Frog Bridge in Connecticut, the albino squirrel from Jamaica Pond in Jamaica Plain, MA, bigfoots, eggheads, jackalopes, aliens, and the Whale’s Tails in Burlington, Vermont.

If you happen to be in Oaxaca and want to check it out, it’s on the Panoramica del Fortin, en el Centro.

 

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Bigfoot mural by Sophy

Bigfoot

Wall in Oaxaca
Wall in Oaxaca

 

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Sully the Cat (Portrait)

December 22nd, 2013

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a lovely client on the website CustomMade. She had a cat who had recently passed away and she wanted to memorialize him for her boyfriend. Luckily, I was able to help her realize her vision. Here’s the result!

“Sophy was great to work with — she gave me samples and ideas to choose from which helped guide the process toward the perfect end result. I am thrilled with the finished drawing, and would highly recommend Sophy to others!” -Emily

And here’s a link to my CustomMade profile, where you can request a portrait of your own: http://www.custommade.com/by/sophytuttleart/

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Mictecacihuatl – Dia de Los Muertos

October 31st, 2013

Day of the Dead Woman

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This is Mictecacihuatl, the Aztec Queen of the Dead, just in time for Dia de Los Muertos.

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Zanate

October 8th, 2013

Today I drew a Zanate at the request of a friend. The Zanate (or Quiscal) is a kind of crow they have down here in Mexico. It’s smaller and sleeker than our Corvus brachyrhynchos.

 

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Oaxaca

October 8th, 2013

I’m back in Oaxaca for the next few months! I’m so happy to be back here and working on my Mexican mythology series. This collection on work will be drawings, paintings, and (hopefully) sculptures that depict my interpretations of some of the classic Mexican folk tales. I’ve been reading The Hero with A Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell and trying to relate these stories to his ideas on archetypes and the hero’s journey. Here is the first finished drawing…

 

 

This is Princess Iztaccihuatl. She and her lover Popocatepetl died in a tragic situation similar to Tristan and Isolde. The gods took pity on them and turned them into Mexico’s biggest volcanoes. Occasionally when Popo thinks of Izta, he spews a thick cloud of ash.

 

 

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More Dog Drawings

August 9th, 2013

Did I mention I love doing dog portraits? This is my roommate Maia’s little pup. Tiny and adorable.

 

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