A message from Sofi:
I am filled with deep heartache and rage over the death of George Floyd and the systemic racism and brutality that people of color endure at the hands of those who have sworn to protect them. I painted this portrait in remembrance of him.
100% of the profits from the original artwork and prints sold will go to the National Action Network to help fight for justice and equal opportunities for all people.
National Action Network has helped lead the fight against police misconduct and other injustices by ensuring that those whose rights are violated are brought to justice. Let's stand together to fight injustice!
Original is SOLD. Prints are $35.
"We should live each day striving to bring art and beauty into this world."
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About the Artist
Sofi attended Beloit College in Wisconsin, where she obtained a degree in Fine Art. She received several awards for her work, including Best Thesis for her sculpture installation. She also had the privilege of working as an advocate, teaching Art Therapy to survivors of sexual assault for three years.
When asked what medium is her favorite, Sofi often responds, "Whatever I have in my hands at the moment!” She truly believes that art should be lived.