A little about Sophie
British painter Sophie Walbeoffe studied at Wimbleon school of art 1980-84. After much travelling and painting she settled down to live in Kenya for twenty five years. In 2012 she moved to Jerusalem where her husband worked for the International Comittee of the Red Cross. Walbeoffe's paintings have evolved by having the opportunity to paint out in the wild or in the landscapes of Africa and the Middle East .
Over the last two years Sophie has been working with Cynthia Moss, (one of the worlds top elephant researchers) in Amboseli National Park, Kenya, on a joint venture creating a book 'impressions of Amboseli' which will be out in December 2019. Sophie was also selected to illustrate 25 books with Harriet Stanes that accompany The Elephant Queen, Apples first film purchase. The Film comes comes out in November 2019.
Sophies next exhibition will be held at the Osborne Studio Gallery in May 2020.
19th May - 6th June 2020
The Osbourne Studio gallery
2 Motcombe Street
Take a quick peek of Sophies upcoming exhibition
View the full gallery here
The Elephant Queen
Sophie has spent the last year working with Harriet Stanes bringing the stories to life. Please share.