Sophia Mickelson

Artist and activist from Southern California

Sophia Mickelson

Artist and activist from Southern California

Sophia Mickelson is an artist and activist from Southern California. She has always been passionate about creating, and since she was very young, has used her work to support a myriad of causes. 

From helping grow small businesses with goals of promoting equity, to participating in diversity work and dialogue on and off of her school campus, Sophia is perpetually engaged in projects for creating social change, and always striving to challenge her own thought process to learn something new. 

 Sophia believes in the power of taking action on both the micro and macro levels. She dreams of using her art as a catalyst for making meaningful change and to share important stories. 

Sophia is 16 years old and a sophomore at Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, California.