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South African Artist Makes Global Impact on Conservation

Posted on 28 February 2019

South African artist Sonny, recently completed his global mural tour, To The Bone to raise funds and awareness for endangered wildlife.

The To The Bone project saw Sonny undertake a year-long tour featuring enormous and exquisitely detailed street art. The worldwide tour was largely self-funded and saw him (together with Tess Cunliffe, Project Manager) execute ten large-scale street art pieces in such far-reaching destinations such as Amsterdam, Canada, Russia, New York, Miami, London, Ireland and Johannesburg.

Sonny has donated R215,000 - a percentage of his To The Bone artwork sales from his sold out solo exhibition in New York - to Project C.A.T., a collaboration between Discovery Communications and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) which aims to ensure a healthy habitat for future generations of tigers.

Sonny's works brings some of the world's most iconic and endangered animals into unexpected environments, allowing an opportunity for reflection and conversation, while rekindling a long-forgotten connection to the wild.

For more on Sonny, visit his website and follow him on Instagram.

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