Sage Sohier photographed at refuges for exotic animals, wildlife rescues that rehabilitate and re-release animals to the wild, dog and cat
rescues, and farm animal sanctuaries. She focused on showing the bond between people and animals: »Many of the people pictured here have dedicated most of their adult lives to saving animals. As for the animals, their sweetness, resilience, zest for life, and willingness to forgive people – to coexist with them and often to flourish – is remarkable, and may be their only salvation.« (S. Sohier)
Sohier has had six books of her photographs published, and her work is in many important collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Sy Montgomery is the author of internationally acclaimed books, among them The Soul of an Octopus.
Sage Sohier is an American photographer.She has taught photography at Harvard University, Wellesley College, and the Massachusetts College of Art. Sage Sohier's works are part of many public collections, including Addison Gallery of American Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, DeCordova Museum, Fogg Art Museum, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, New York Museum of Modern Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Portland Art Museum, Princeton University Art Museum, Rose Art Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Her editorial work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Bloomberg Business Week, TIME, Newsweek, Wired, Audubon, Discover, Entertainment Weekly, and Oprah Magazine, among others.
Sy Montgomery (b. 1958), is a naturalist, author and scriptwriter who writes for children as well as adults. She is author of 28 books, including The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness, which was a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction and was on The New York Times Best Seller list.
She grew up in Westfield, New Jersey and is a triple major with dual degrees in magazine journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and in French language and literature and in psychology from the College of Arts and Sciences. She has been awarded two honorary doctorate degrees: an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Keene State College in 2004 and an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Franklin Pierce University and Southern New Hampshire University in 2011.