Sonja Drake

My work is designed to express energy flow, connection, and the interrelationship of all things. I enjoy the creative process, seeing my work evolve, the mystery and the possibilities. Birds inspire me as a symbol of tenuous and delicate balance. Such creatures represent a connection between healthy ecosystems and flourishing human populations. They carry sometimes a song of warning, but also seeds of regeneration and therefore hope for the future.

A graduate of Elam Art School, Auckland University, Sonja received her BFA in 1987. She has work in private collections in Aotearoa New Zealand and the USA.

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