Holly Pepper is a Western Australian based multidisciplinary artist who works on large-scale sculpture, printmaking and textiles. Through her solo and collaborative practices, she has exhibited works and undertaken residency projects across Australia, Vanuatu, Netherlands and Samoa.
Holly has extensive experience working internationally and recently returned from Vanuatu where she was the lead consultant for the AusAid Skills Partnership Program which was focused on upskilling Ni-Vanuatu women in textiles and printmaking as method to find financial independence. During her time in Vanuatu Holly exhibited her work at the Suzanne Bastien Gallery in Port Vila
Holly has worked extensively in creating large-scale public art. She has been commissioned by the City of Swan, sustainability organisation – Greenskills. Her sculptural work has been exhibited through Cottesloe Sculpture by the Sea over a number of years where her work was sold to private collections. Holly likes to create highly detailed sculptural works with repetitive patterning. Her aesthetics and materials are generally inspired by the local landscape.
The sculptural works Holly produces are made in a range of different materials from steel, glass to plastic. Her interest in public art combines her knowledge in product design together with her visual art skills.
Holly was a recipient of the Department of Culture and the Arts Young People’s Fellowship. She holds a BA in Product Design from Curtin University. Holly has a Diploma of Education which has allowed her to share her skills and enthusiasm for the arts in a range of educational settings.