"Large scale murals. Vivid dreamscapes reflecting people, youth, environment and culture"
Sophi Odling is a contemporary artist who paints on canvas and walls. Her vivid dreamscape works reflect the environment and culture that she encounters. Travelling the world, seeing the people, streets and way of life, these are Sophis spectacle.
Born 1983 in Seoul, South Korea, Sophi grew up in Sydney, Australia where she currently lives and works. In 2005 Sophi completed her BFA at UNSW College of Fine Arts. Her murals can be seen in America, Thailand, Nicaragua and Australia, and has exhibited in Tokyo and Australia over the years.
Although always a visual artist, Sophi built a strong fashion career of over 14 years with various Australian fashion houses and her self named label. The label was launched while living in Tokyo for 3 years. With a shift in career Sophi, now focuses purely on her painting and growth in the mural/public art world.
After painting mural festivals in America, completing an artist residency in Thailand, living and exhibiting in Japan, painting a hotel in Nicaragua, Sophi continues to plan her ongoing travels as the main source of inspiration. Her work celebrates the acceptance of cultural diversity and aims to provide awareness of our current social and environmental climate.