Sophia Zhang, Charcoal and Pastel Chalk, 14X18 in, Scholastic Art Award, Silver Key
The Spix’s macaw is a species of macaw native to Brazil. Due to deforestation, habitat loss, and illegal poaching, they are critically endangered and nearing extinction, with only about 160 left in captivity.
Sophia Zhang, Charcoal and Pastel Chalk, 14X18 in, Best in Show Award
The saola, also known as the spindlehorn, Asian unicorn, or vu kuang ox, is one of the world's rarest large mammals. Saola resemble antelope and inhabit the Annamite Mountains of Vietnam and Laos. They are critically endangered, as they are rarely seen in the wild, with none existing in captivity.
Sophia Zhang, Charcoal and Pastel Chalk, 14X18 in
Mangroves are trees or shrubs that grow in intertidal regions off tropical and subtropical coastlines. They are crucial to ecosystems, stabilizing coastlines and serving as a habitat to many species of aquatic wildlife, including parrotfish, which seek shelter and protection within the underwater roots of mangrove trees.
Sophia Zhang, Color Pencil, 14X18 in
Smilodon is a genus of extinct prehistoric predators, including the saber-toothed tiger. The skull of a saber-toothed cat can measure up to 35 cm long, with canines up to 18 cm long.
Sophia Zhang, watercolor painting, 8x10 in, Scholastic Art Award, Silver Key
Sophia Zhang, Charcoal and Chalk Pastel, 12X15 in
Sophia Zhang, Charcoal and Chalk Pastel, 8X10 in