sonjaratkay@gmail.com
@destructiveapple

b. Vancouver, BC, Canada
Currently living & working in Montreal, QC

EDUCATION

2021 Material and Fibres courses, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture), Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2021 Puddle Popper Lounge, Vancouver Comic Arts Festival, Vancouver, BC

2019 Perverse Signage, Family, Montreal, QC

2018 How The Wet Sock Flower Revealed Itself, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, BC

2018 Staring Contest Through Fuschia Membrane, Little Sister (now Sibling), Toronto, ON

2017 Ancient Follicle Seeks Green Wish, The New Gallery, Calgary, AB

2017 Plintor Drax Lounge, Site Factory, Vancouver, BC

2016 A Beast Salient, Franc Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2016 Puddle Popper Pt. 2, Vancouver Art Book Fair, Vancouver, BC

2016 New Forms Festival, Vancouver, BC

2016 Puddle Popper, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, BC

2015 The Show, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2014 mia, curated by Logan Sturrock, Amazing Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2014 Just A Sec, curated by Katherine Neil, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2014 Through The Somethingscape, curated by Meaghen Buckley & Kristine Suddaby, Concourse
Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2014 Postures For Lessness, curated by Logan Sturrock, Amazing Gallery, Vancouver

2013 Autocenter Summer Academy Exhibition, curated by participants and instructors of the academy, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany


OTHER PROJECTS

2018 Office Hours X SPIT X PLOT Workshop series and publication, Access Gallery PLOT space, Vancouver, BC

2018 Science Fiction & Other Reading Room (modular furniture collaboration), 221a, Vancouver, BC


PUBLICATIONS--SELF PUBLISHED

2018 ROSE LAPSE; 11-page book of drawings and poems

2016 MAGNETIC STRAWBERRY; 24-page book of drawings

2016 FLOWER HEELS; 16-page book of drawings

2016 SEAHORSE; 12-page book of drawings

2015 ANGEL;12-page book of drawings

2015 COLON; 12-page book of drawings

2014 Untitled; 12-page book of drawings


PUBLICATIONS--COLLABORATIVE

2018 How The Wet Sock Flower Revealed Itself

2017 Ancient Follicle Seeks Green Wish

2016 Puddle Popper pt. 2-risographed diorama and 4-pages of collaborative drawings.
Vancouver, BC. Designed and produced by Moniker Press.

2016 Puddle Popper ;10-page risographed book of collaborative drawings. Vancouver, BC. edited & designed by Puddle Popper.

2016 LINT;45-page risographed book of collaborative drawings between Sonja Ratkay & Tylor Macmillan. Vancouver, BC.


PUBLICATIONS--CONTRIBUTIONS

2021 Sum (spread of drawings). edited and designed by Brennan Kelly

2019 Moniker Press 2019 Calendar (April page).

2017 SUPER TOWERS (1 page of drawing). Germany. edited & designed by Vincent Fritz.

2016 Freakers Unltd.; (2 pages of drawings). Vancouver, BC. edited & designed by Tylor Macmillan & Juli Majer and Cristian Hernandez

2015 DDOOGG #1(2 pages of drawings and cover art). Vancouver, BC. edited & designed by Tylor Macmillan, Juli Majer and Cristian Hernandez.

2013 MAKE GOOD THE DAMAGE (2 pages poem and a drawing). Vancouver, BC. edited & designed by Sara Wylie & Hugo Noriega.

2013 Late Cuts 2. (1 page drawing). Vancouver, BC. edited, designed & screen-printed by Tylor Macmillan, Hugo Noriega & Liam Shiveral.

2012 Bonus #1(1 page drawing/poem).Vancouver, BC.


RESIDENCIES & AWARDS

2020 Concept to Realization Grant, Canada Council for the Arts

2013 Autocenter Summer Academy, Berlin, Germany


PRESS & FEATURES

2018 TZVETNIK

2018 Canadian Art

2017 Must-Sees This Week: November 9 to 15, 2017, Canadian Art

2015 DDOOGG Website contribution

2014 Art Daily Vancouver Zine Review

2014 Just A Sec’ Exhibition: Comments From the Curator