ARTIST STATEMENT

As a Decorative Arts Graduate, Meghan moved to Sheffield to begin the development of her professional ceramic career. Meghan then successfully completed the Yorkshire Artspace Ceramic Starter Studio Programme for Ceramicists in September 2017, and has since occupied her first independent studio at Persistence Works in Sheffield City Centre. 

 

Meghan has exhibited at many well known events, completed commissions and taught ceramics. Her first major achievement was when she was chosen as ‘Newcomer of the Year 2016’ at the British Craft Trade Fair, sponsored by craft&design magazine. Meghan's ceramic work comprised of 2 main collections, the Italian collection and the Sheffield collection. These 2 bodies of work were shown at many events & galleries but is no longer produced, for images of these please see the 'Archived' Gallery section here

Towards the end of 2018, Meghan began to develop a brand new collection of work with a more sculptural style. This new range was showcased at the group exhibition 'Exquisite Bodies' in April 2019 at Yorkshire Artspace's Persistence Works Gallery.  To find out more about this please click here.

CONTACT

EMAIL: meghan_downs@hotmail.co.uk

 

TEL: 07866096911

 

Studio located at

Persistence Works, 21 Brown St, Sheffield S1 2BS

Please feel free to get in contact with any enquiries. Studio visits by appointment only. 

 

Commissions welcomed.

WORKSHOPS

Meghan holds workshops occasionally at her studio in Sheffield to teach hand-building techniques and usually are for 1 full day. 

She also teaches as a Guest at places such as The Art House in Sheffield & The Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield from time to time. 

If you are interested please just get in touch to find out more how to get involved!

© All images copyright Meghan Downs Ceramics 2017
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