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.

Alligator image as part of a National lottery commission for Team GB at the Rio Olympics

Moe Sbihi and Pamela Relph – Alligator

Golden Tamarind image as part of a National lottery commission for Team GB at the Rio Olympics

Max Whitlock – Golden Lion Tamarin

PIrhana image as part of a National lottery commission for Team GB at the Rio Olympics

Josef Craig – Piranha

Viper image as part of a National lottery commission for Team GB at the Rio Olympics

Jade Jones – ‘Palm’ Viper Snake

Toucan image as part of a National lottery commission for Team GB at the Rio Olympics

Amber Hill – Toucan

Treefrog image as part of a National lottery commission for Team GB at the Rio Olympics

Robbie Grabarz – Ranitomeya Amazonica Frog