Sophya Acosta

Founder | Sophya Acosta Lighting Design Studio

Sophya Acosta has a degree in Stage Lighting Design at the National University of Arts of Argentina. She also studied Scenography at the Institut del Teatre (BCN).

As a Lighting Designer, Sophya worked in Argentina and Europe. Her Light Art Installations had been part of different events such as La Noche de Los Museos (Bs As), la Nit dels Museus (BCN), museums and galleries from Argentina and Spain.

In 2019 she founded Sophya Acosta Lighting Design Studio. The studio focuses on stage lighting, light art, and educational projects. With offices in Buenos Aires and Barcelona, the team has participated in international productions where the focus was the innovation and the utilization of light as main material of creation. In 2021, the studio had the honour of having our own virtual stand within the prestigious CIFTIS 2021 International Fair, in which it represented Argentina in the Cultural Services Pavilion with the support of the Argentine Foreign Ministry, Santa Fe Exporta Digital, and Rafaela Emprende. During 2021, the Firm was part of the Startup program of the Federal Investment Council of Argentina

During 2022, Sophya received the prestigious award 40 under 40 for her contribution in the lighting design industry. She is also member of ADEA, APDI, IALD, AAI and ASAEDE and collaborates with Women in Lighting.