Sophie McDonald

sketchPatch workshops

sketchPatch is an online visual art computer-programming playground. We run workshops and games for education and fun!

Watch the workshop outcomes from COLA-I ArtsFest in association with the Barbican.

sketchPatch is an online visual art computer-programming playground for coders, artists and designers to create drawings or animations that can be easily shared and modified, by  sharing and exchanging code openly.

Developed in collaboration with co-founder Davide Della Casa. sketchPatch



Established the peer lead education and networking initiative for women working within new media and computer arts sectors in London. I lead the organisation facilitating and curating media and computer artists for the MzTEK talk series, as well as facilitating and managing peer2peer workshops. I run the project with co-founder Sally Northmore and in partnership with SPACE Media Arts, London.

Dark Fish

fish animation

June 2008

VJ clip from Thimbleberry Festival June 08


X|Y_Z/ Two screen video installation


June 2007

Leftfield ceiling visuals design, installation and implementation, including live VJ sets and on stage vision mixing - Glastonbury Festival - body>data>space


April 2007

Late at Tate Britain for CyberSonica07 - body>data>space



bird catcher
mixed animation and live video


shone mccullugh

May 2005

A dance and new media project, directed by Shona McCullagh, exploring the interactive software 'Isadora' through a series of audio, visual and performance workshops.

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2004 - strips
Participating in a taught artist residency in new media I collaborated with other artists to create an interactive video piece developed from my own art practice. Shown: 14th Aug. Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast. May 2006 Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, London

PVA MediaLab, Belfast, IR



Experimental short based on the theme of the physical presence of time.

CityEye, Southampton, UK

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path of a journey


Path of a Journey

Video installation, University of Brighton, UK

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path of a journey

June 2000

SheCatchesdance production Co-founder, Artistic Director
A touring street performance piece.

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