Silver, copper and gold leaf, concrete
3.25” x 2’
Born in Brooklyn New York JoAnne Helfert-Sullam is a professional artist who specializes in animal and landscape art, an advocate for conservation, author and producer who writes, lectures and films, wild and domestic animals. As a child growing up in the city, Ms. Sullam loved and understood the importance of connecting with nature but could only learn about wildlife and nature through books and television As an adult Ms. Sullam combined this love of nature with her love of art using her work as an instrument for conservation. Ms. Sullam has donated her artwork and time to land and wildlife protection and has fostered and placed feral cats and unwanted dogs.
While exhibiting her fine art that focused on nature, Ms. Sullam, is also a license wildlife rehabilitator’s and works as an animal handler /consultant and has worked with academy award winning actress Melissa Leo, Jim Fowler of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, working on the Today Show and the Martha Stewart Living show alongside animal expert, and longtime friend, Marc Morrone.