Sonja Thomsen

Sonja Thomsen is a Milwaukee-based artist whose multifaceted practice combines photography, sculpture, interactive installation, and site-specific public art to create spaces reflective of our own perceptions. Since earning an MFA in photography at the San Francisco Art Institute, she has exhibited with Bauhaus-Archiv in Berlin, Soccer Club Club in Illinois, Higher Pictures in New York, DePaul Art Museum, Center for Photography at Woodstock, the Reykjavik Museum of Photography, New Mexico Museum of Art, and Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Thomsen's work resides in numerous institutional and museum collections. She received a Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Artist Fellowship in the established category in 2011. Thomsen is a member of the international photography collective Piece of Cake and currently a lecturer in the Photography Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.