Now Showing: Ann Arbor artist Sophie Grillet


It’s a busy time of year for a lot of people even those who don’t work in the North Pole. Ann Arbor artist Sophie Grillet is presenting her fabulous works at a number of venues and shows in the coming weeks.

Treat yourself to a pastry or light lunch, or a hot chocolate after the movie, at Sweetwaters, 604 E Liberty — and to the free show of Sophie Grillet’s paintings, pastels and prints around the walls.

Sophie also will be joining with other vendors, with her math and science related 3D pieces, as well as some

digital art to hang on the wall, at the annual Makerworks Craft Show on Dec. 15 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

Makerworks is located at 3765 Plaza Dr., in Ann Arbor.

‘Spirality’ light.

Sophie is a British artist working in Ann Arbor. Her preferred media are: painting in oils and acrylics; sculpture in stone, metal and clay; pastel, drawings, and photography.​ Much of her work is abstract, but it is always about something, and often has interesting titles. She likes to experiment with all kinds of media from aluminum to yarn.

Sophie’s work also is available at her web site:

Supposing you can’t find the perfect artwork to create a welcoming feel for your dining room, or to make a positive impression on clients at your company? Sophie’s expertise and knowledge can help you, without obligation, choose exactly the right piece for your home or business. If you’re looking for a special gift for a Life Event such as an anniversary, a Big Birthday, or retirement, some help  in choosing may be welcome. is a new venture launched by Sophie Grillet representing her own work as well as four more artists. Susan Lawless: altered photographs with a dream-like quality; Ozie Norman, a young Detroit artist with an urban vibe; Joan Rosenblum whose huge (and small) pastel paintings are intense and gorgeous; and Angelis Jackowski who makes watercolors in deep, rich, jewel-like colors.

MAIN PHOTO: Icarus – Red splash. One of several paintings about Icarus, the boy in Greek myth who flew too close to the sun, but whose fame has reverberated through the centuries.



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