Background and Brief
Despite being a selective mute until the age of seven and achieving ‘C’ for GCSE Art, Sophie Green has gone on to become one of the world’s top wildlife and environmental artists and travels the planet taking photos of endangered creatures, such as polar bears, rhinos, tigers and whales, that she can then paint. Having battled mutism as a child, she now aims to give animals a voice through her photorealistic paintings, which draw the viewer’s attention to the vulnerability, power and emotion of the creature. The 30-year-old conservationist previously exhibited at COP26 and has won many international conservation awards. In 2021, Green was awarded the ‘medal of excellence’ from the Artists for Conservation Foundation (AFC) representing 500 of the world’s leading nature and wildlife artists, for her outstanding work in the wildlife and conservation sphere. She has 160,000 followers on social, including A-List fans.
PR Superstar was hired to raise awareness and press interest in Green’s forthcoming art exhibition entitled ‘Impermanence’ that was due to take place at London’s OXO Tower Gallery at the end of 2022. The event aimed to raise funds for conservation projects globally, whilst drawing attention to the plight of species at the hands of mankind and climate change. Since turning professional, Green has donated 30% of her income to wildlife and conservation charities worldwide, as well as setting up her own project fund that will support vital conservation work, from safeguarding the snow leopards of the Himalayas, to conducting research on threatened marine species like sharks and turtles.