Artist Sophie

Updated: Sep 30, 2020

Sophie is a 13-year-old artist and a member of the Miawpukek band in Newfoundland. She has been drawing since she was 4 years old and is self-taught. When asked about her art submission in the Orange Shirt Contest Sophie states “the building in the picture is a residential school, and the two hands coming together represent remembering all the people affected and their stories. Finally, the heart shows healing.”

To contact Sophie regarding her art or with questions, please email

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