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CLIENT WORK

Commissioned and collaborative work ranging from advertisements to work for private collections. To get in touch about commissioning or collaborating on an artwork, please get in touch below:

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Star Spectra; 550mm x 615mm, hand embroidered threads, cotton, beads & sequins on cotton

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My artwork digitised and implemented over the invites, posters and marketing material for the event.

2024 BARNARDOS ART AUCTION

Original artwork donation for Fearlessly Optimistic, a fundraising art event with all proceeds going towards Barnardos Australia. Featuring never-before-seen artworks from some of Australia's established names in the art world, the artworks opened for bidding before the closing show at the National Art School, in Darlinghurst Sydney.

When Barnardos approached me to take part, I was inspired to collaborate with some of the children that Barnardos support. To me, the theme Fearlessly Optimistic is to have strength, resilience and positivity whilst still being true to yourself. I asked for each child to draw me a star that I could use as inspiration. Stars are often depicted in my work and I am drawn to them due to their universal connection and representation of life, strength and hope. I was drawn to the idea that once asked to draw a star, everyone will naturally draw a star differently - as you can see above in some of the examples I was sent! Stars can be depicted as round, pointy, traditional or abstract, in all shapes and sizes, they could filled with patterns, contain even more stars or be dotted with finger tips. 

 

Read my artists statement HERE

I was also thrilled to be selected as the feature artist to have my artwork used on the marketing material across social, web, invites and posters for the event.

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Images above: Poster artwork in St Peters, Sydney; work in progress on the artwork; St Peters poster advertisement

Australian textile artist Liz Payne's artwork for Byron Bay Writers Festival

2023 BYRON WRITERS FESTIVAL

Custom artwork for this years festival of the theme Wild Imagination involved taking a concept from brief to finished artwork and then digitised to be used across all of the festival marketing and media collateral.
 
Inspired by the scope, universal magnitude and possibilities that the theme evokes, my design portrays different shapes inspired by natural elements referencing the natural world and land we are on, and our place in the universe.
 
The artwork is hand stitched and beaded on cotton and will be exhibited throughout the Byron Writers Festival in Byron Bay.

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Finished artwork onto festival marketing collateral.

Design process demonstrating different design and material options before commencing artwork. 

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Final framed artwork

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OATLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER COLLABORATION

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Collaboration with Oatly to produce a plant-based festive Christmas sweater.

Featuring appliquéd velvet letters, hand embroidered botanical beaded motifs, and a range of repurposed materials to reiterate the sustainability mission of the campaign.

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Design process showcasing different mock ups, examples of methods and techniques to be used, notes on design and material options are undertaken before commencing on the sweater. 

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As featured on the Oatly website and socials (right)

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Finished sweater / Work in progress 'making-of' / Detail of the work in progress

COMMISSIONED ARTWORK

I was commissioned by a previous client who wanted a third artwork to complete the ones she had previously purchased from me at an art show where I was exhibiting.

After some drawings inspired by the movement created by listening and responding to music, a final design and colour palette was agreed upon before commencing the artwork. Titled 'Light On' this artwork is approx 25 x 25cm and 
completely hand stitched on cotton. 
 

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Original sketch
 

Final artwork

 

GORMAN CLOTHING COLLABORATIONS

In Autumn's 2017, I collaborated with Gorman clothing to produce a 19 piece collection including clothing, accessories and homewares featuring digital printed imagery from two of my original artworks, 'Ode' and 'Not Afraid'.
 

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In 2019, I collaborated with the iconic Australian fashion label again for their 10 Year Collaboration Celebrations which saw 10 collaborating artists chosen for a collection included in Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival runway and group exhibition at Heide. My artwork 'Equality' was used for this collaboration, and artworks 'Equality', 'The One' and 'Origins' were exhibited. 

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WEDDING SNEAKER COMMISSION

I was commissioned by a bride-to-be wanting a one of a kind pair of sneakers to wear on her big day. Two sample swatches were made (below) with slight differences in materials and colour palette before choosing the more pastel pinks threads, beads and sequins that were hand stitched onto Converse sneakers.
 

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CUSTOM KANKEN BACKPACK

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In May 2020, I was asked by Arctic Fox ANZ to customise a Kanken backpack with embroidery using nature as the inspiration. The bag is hand stitched and beaded across the entire surface with motifs inspired nature and a psychedelic 70's aesthetic.
 

FRANKIE MAGAZINE CHRISTMAS STOCKING

Frankie Magazine commissioned me to make a Christmas stocking for their 2019 December issue. Below shows the concept from sketches, prototypes and materials to the final design and then printed in the magazine Christmas issue. 
 

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