Sonia Calderón was raised in the bay area of San Francisco and primarily in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. She started exploring with her artistic side at a young age. She studied art at Darmstadt Applied Sciences in Hessen, Germany. Calderón’s interests include fashion, design, mysteries of nature and the human experience. Her artistic influences are several abstract expressionistic painters of the 20th century, street photographers which focus on glam and guilty pleasures. She currently lives in Los Angeles.
Mise en Place Gallery Oakland, CA Feb 2020 Group Show with Anna Valdez.
ArtShare.LA, Los Angeles, CA Dec 2019 Group Show/Perimeter Gallery
BH Artshow Los Angeles, CA May 2019 Group Show
ArtCave Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA Feb-March 2019 Group Show ( Come Hither )
Michaelangelo Gallery, Group Show Dec 1-30 2018
JCO's PLACE, Los Gatos, CA Sept 29-Oct 20 2016 Solo Show
Beverly Hills Art Show May 21-22 2016
Michaelangelo Gallery Santa Cruz, CA: May 6-19 Urban Spaces & Kirchner's One Night Stands
Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz: Aug. 2015, Group Show
La Belle Gallery, Bluff Series, Carmel, California, Jan-Oct. 2014
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, Marin, California, Sept. 2015
Palo Alto Fine Arts Festival, Aug. 2014 + Aug. 2015
Celebration of Craftswomen, San Francisco, Nov. 2014
Stripe Design Boutique, "Alluring Views" Feb. 2014
MichaelAngelo Gallery Group Show, 2014.
Preview Exhibition Arts Council Santa Cruz, California,
Sept. 2015, Damon Orion, “Open Studios Featured Artist,” Local Santa Cruz
March 2015, Christina Waters, “Keep it Juicy,” Good Times
Nov. 2014, Christa Martin, “Sonia Calderon’s Life Steeped in Art,” Santa Cruz Sentinel
Oct. 2013, Kirby Scudder, “The Colorfields of Open Studios Artist Sonia Calderon,” Santa Cruz Sentinel
1st Place Painting BH ARTShow 2019
3rd Place Painting BH ARTShow 2016