Holly Pepper graduated from Curtin University's School of Design in December 2006, majoring in Product Design. Since completing her studies Holly has worked as a multidisciplinary artist, she works on a range of projects from Public Artworks to Graphic Design.
Over past few years Holly’s art practice has focused on developing large-scale public artworks. Holly was commissioned by the City of Swan to produce an entry statement into the Altone Public Library. She has also been commissioned by Greenskills to produce a large-scale kiln formed glass sphere, for a community use facility in Denmark, Western Australia. Holly also develops more experimental public artwork pieces for exhibitions like Cottesloe Sculpture by the Sea. The sculptural works Holly produces are made in a range of different materials from steel, glass to plastic. Holly is inspired by using a range of different materials and doesn’t limit herself to one medium.
In 2011 Holly was award the Department of Culture and the Arts Young Peoples Fellowship, she undertook a 3 month long internship with renowned Dutch designer Tejo Remy + Rene Veenhuizen in Utrecht Holland. In 2007-08 Holly spent a year volunteering in Samoa she found that this Pacific experience very inspirational and as a result she produced a series of recycled sculptural works, which she exhibited in her first solo exhibition Tread Lightly, in November 2011.
Holly obtained her Diploma of Education in 2012 and has since been pursuing her two passions education + art. Holly has a natural affinity towards teaching students and currently teaches textiles with the Vanuatu Skills Partnership Program in Santo Vanuatu.