Sophie joined Point Blue as a Palomarin intern biologist in 1983 where she honed both her artistic and observational skills. She is now a world-renowned artist, scientist, and author of peer reviewed scientific papers, field guides and extraordinary natural history books describing and illustrating the work of Field Biologists for the next generation. Sophie has particular expertise in marine ecosystems and has done extensive field work in Antarctica and at sea in the California Current. Along with being a research associate with Point Blue, she is also a director of Oikonos: Ecosystem Knowledge and a part-time employee of NOAA’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center. Learn more about Sophie here.