Pinkie the Gator on Aqua
Pinkie the Gator on Aqua
This unique piece of art features a whimsical pink alligator painted on an aqua background with a mix of spray paint, latex paint, and acrylic paint. The colors of this eye-catching creature pop out of the canvas. The texture and bright palette add a stunning effect to the overall piece. This statement piece is sure to add a splash of color and whimsical character to any room. Whether it be hung in a bedroom, living room, or office, this piece is sure to draw attention and create conversation among your guests. It is sure to be treasured for generations to come.
Painting an alligator pink can be seen as a powerful feminist statement. Primarily, it is an expression of creative self-expression, which has long been an important part of women’s strategy for asserting autonomy. By painting a traditionally fierce, powerful animal in a color associated with femininity, one is not just making a visual statement but challenging societal preconceptions about which colors, animals, and gender roles are to be associated. In this way, painting an alligator pink suggests an overarching critique of restrictive gender roles and social expectations. It is an act of reclaiming, rethinking, and redefining power.
We weren't expelled from the garden. We can make it ourselves! Let's take care of our earth. This stunning series of paintings is titled Garden of Eden and expresses the magic and wonder found in nature. The paintings capture extraordinary colors and wild, free brush strokes and paint drips.
length 12” x height 36” x width 1.5”
Spray Paint + Acrylic Pen + Latex Paint
Painted on Canvas
Back is Wired to Hang Without Framing
About The Artist:
Liz graduated from Appalachian State University and then attended the Portfolio Center in Atlanta. She completed her studies winning several student awards. Liz was attracted to the professional challenge of working in New York. She worked primarily as a graphic artist in Manhattan for seven years. After attaining the position as head of graphic design for the popular shoe brand, Dolce Vita, she focused on establishing herself as an independent artist. Returning to the south, she developed a steady demand for her art through social media and local showings. In Atlanta, she painted several murals in public spaces to voice her social concerns. After relocating to Charlotte, Liz created a body of work for festivals and arts shows, including Bethesda Art Row and The Festival in The Park. She was awarded an Honorable Mention by SouthEnd Arts and the Brooklyn Collective in 2021. That year Liz was also accepted into a mural residency program by Brand the Moth, where she completed her capstone mural at Lenny Boy Brewing Company. Liz’s work is now being displayed nationwide after being juried into the ArtPop class of 2022.