Liz Pepper is an emerging artist based between the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane in Queensland, Australia. Chronic pain, fatigue and mental health struggles have struck her down. Despite this, she he has been involved numerous exhibitions and projects such as Red Ink Rodeo's International Womens day exhibition and has been a finalist in Art from the Margins, Unearthed Art prize in both 2020 and 2021.
Liz has been involved with charities and campaigns including Anglicare's Arts and Minds, 8 hour art challenge and has donated art to be auctioned for The Board meeting Surf charity's leagues of legends long lunch, raising funds for disabled kids on the Coast. She an enthusiastic participant of Open Studios 2023 and can't wait to do it all again in 2024
2022 Australian of the Year, Dylan Alcott, Australian Paralympian and Disability Advocate commissioned a family portrait from Liz in 2021.
Liz has collaborated with other local artists such as Ocean Art Naomi and continues to create custom work for customers both locally and around the world.
No, who are you really?
I'm a twenty-something year old, Australian, emerging artist. I have chronic illness which causes lots of pain and fatigue. Colour of October is my outlet for sharing thoughts and creations. The last 8 years of my life haven't been easy but I'm empowered to make my life and struggle matter. Art has been my saving grace through all the pain and I want to share both my creations and journey.
My ultimate goal in life would be to show others they are not alone. That is what Colour of October is all about.
What is the colour of October?
It actually might be easier for me to tell you what colour it isn’t.
The “colour” of October is not a flat, block colour. It’s not a colour you can squeeze straight from the tube.
No. This “colour” is a complex mixture of many different colours- a one of a kind tint….
What if every individual experience I’ve had, was represented as colour? A smear of colour on a giant palette... Maybe the hard days are a dark blue, and the exciting days are an electric pink… What if all these colours were all mixed together? You would get a one of a kind tint.
You would get what I like to think is the Colour of October. You would get the colour that represents me.
The point of Colour of October, is that I’m sharing my work and expressing myself and more importantly the evolution of myself. This colour is constantly changing. As am I. I’m experimenting with different art styles while I’m growing and learning about art but also about life.
I am passionate about producing and selling art for the everyday home. While I try my upmost best to keep commission work as affordable as possible, not everyone has the funds to commission a custom artwork. It is important that there is something for everyone.
In saying that, I do have somewhat of a distaste for mass produced pixelated prints from discount department stores. My goal is to give you an aesthetically appealing addition to your home that is actually affordable and supports a small independent artist, like myself .
Where can I buy your prints?
Etsy is THE place to shop online for my prints-
Equity Works @ Sunshine Plaza
📍Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast
👀 Keep your eyes peeled...
I may be popping up at markets around the Sunshine Coast
What else do I offer?
Commissions- People and Pets are my specialty but if you've got something else in mind- just ask!
Murals- wallpaper murals are definitely a thing I can do and have done
Anything else? Ask away! email@example.com
All the fine art prints are created/printed right here in Brisbane, Australia