The National Lottery – Olympic Commission

In recognition of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Olympian Animal series portrays species from the Brazilian rainforest painted on members of the Great Britain sporting team. The animals were carefully selected to reflect the characteristics of each sportsperson’s profession; aligning art and sport in celebration of the monumental games.

Commissioned by The National Lottery.

Moe Sbihi and Pamela Relph – Alligator

Max Whitlock – Golden Lion Tamarin

Josef Craig – Piranha

Jade Jones – ‘Palm’ Viper Snake

Amber Hill – Toucan

Robbie Grabarz – Ranitomeya Amazonica Frog