About


Lizzie Snow is a 23 year old artist, working under her artist name 'fortyonehundred'.
Inspired by fractals in nature, Lizzie creates contemporary explorations of the mandala and free flowing artworks. Lizzie creates original artworks, paints large scale murals, and releases limited edition prints & collectables. Lizzie is a New Zealander, now based in Tofino, BC, Canada.

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About my artwork
My artwork is characterised by intricate patterns inspired by fractals in nature, exploring ideas surrounding interconnection and the human experience. I specialise in contemporary explorations of the mandala and free-flowing patterns. I create original artworks, paint murals and release limited edition prints & collectables.

I paint murals internationally, having recently painted in Canada, America and New Zealand.  I interact daily with my social media community of over 100,000 people, displaying & selling my artwork directly through my website, Instagram and Facebook pages. 

Collaboration/Resume
Collaboration is a core part of my experience and practice as an artist. I have collaborated with brands such as Lululemon, Converse, Topshop, 3WiseMen, All Birds, TEDx, Victoria University, Peugeot, AllBirds & SkillShare. I am proud to have been a brand ambassador for Lululemon New Zealand. 

My artwork has allowed me to support non-profit organisations. I am honoured to have supported ThinkLadder, YouthLine, InsideOut, the Cameron Wilson Trust, Shakti Wellington Women’s refuge, Wellington Women's Refuge,  Kapiti Youth Support and Rainbow Youth.

Qualifications
Master of Fine Arts - with Distinction
-       Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
-       Individual study: Fractals in art & nature

Bachelor of Design Innovation
-       Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
-       Majoring in Social Innovation, Minoring in Philosophy


FAQ
Here are answers to some of the questions I’m asked regularly.

What does ‘fortyonehundred’ mean?
41 is the latitude coordinate of Wellington, New Zealand - the place where I started my career as an artist.
100 is a number that represents wholeness - linking back to my contemporary exploration of the mandala, where wholeness and completion are strong themes within the artwork.

Where are you based?
I am based in Tofino, BC, Canada.
I am a New Zealander, previously based in Auckland & Wellington, NZ
I continue to work with my NZ clients, and clients from around the world!

Shipping/Currencies/Online orders:
I ship worldwide using Canada Post. I offer tracked & untracked shipping options.
My website is set to CAD but I accept all currencies - my website will do the exchange for you automatically.

What papers/pens do you use?
Original artworks: Illustration boards, black archival inks (Staedtler or Micron), sometimes acrylic and oil paints too.
Murals: I use my own range of Mural Pens, which are made of a special blend of acrylic paint - click here to learn more
Limited Edition prints: Hahnemuhle German Etching 100% cotton paper with archival Epson inks.
Open-Edition prints: Epson Watercolour with archival inks