Meet Artist: Meg Does Pottery

Meet Artist: Meg Does Pottery

05/21/2020
By Slowwavy Team

1. WHO ARE YOU, AND WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

Hi! My name is Meg… I reside in Winnipeg ( yah that cold place in the winter

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2. WHAT IS YOUR STYLE AND AESTHETIC?

Oh wowowowowow. It’s a buffet of ideas at all times! Its like a funky grandma / whimsical art nerd / cat and alpaca lover with a side of trendy. I try to incorporate a little fashion, use fun color stories and I love designing new patterns for my piece


3. TELL US ABOUT YOUR ARTISTIC PROCESS

I try to release a few new pieces each season / twice a year. So usually that means a few new plate designs a year or new color options for more permanent pieces. I consult my 100’s of saved photos of colours and references and just start playing. There are many tests. But my main focus is making pieces that I don’t see out there in the market - I make objects that I desire. I also create with the idea in mind that it’s a limited run or collection - some pieces have been kept around for a few years because they are super timeless. Overall I make pieces that reflect my personal times.


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91D82256-A58F-4E7D-B420-E509B2DA7447.jpeSpacecatsBanana Brooch


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4. WHAT GETS YOU INSPIRED WHEN YOU NEED IT?

Fashion and art documentaries… visiting galleries and museums - sometimes a deep dive on instagram - I love looking at other artists who work in different mediums then my own.



5. WHAT'S ON YOUR CURRENT PLAYLIST?

I’ve been travelling back in time and listening to vintage rock from the 60/70’s


6. WHO ARE YOUR FAVORITE CREATIVES OR BRANDS RIGHT NOW?

Oh dang… there’s sooooooo many. @hello_darling_co , @lisacongdon , @holly_jolly , @sasha.ignatiadou , @facturegoods , @rachaelmeckling , @ateliermave , @d.marta79. this is the tip of the iceberg lol

7. WHAT’S SOMETHING UNEXPECTED ABOUT YOU?

I’m never sure if my followers know this but I’ve been a full time stylist ( and recent salon owner ) for the last 23 years - I make ceramics part time at home in my little studio!


8. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PIECE IN YOUR SLOWWAVY SHOP RIGHT NOW?

BANANAS!!! They were a super impromptu creation! Also 20% of all sales for them go to a few local charities here in Winnipeg in memory of some very special people in mine and my husband's life


9. WHAT ARE YOUR TOP THREE COVETED ITEMS CURRENTLY ON SLOWWAVY?

Le Lou Ula, Freckled Fuchsia , Hathorway

FAÇADE EARRINGSBlack Cat Collage Art PrintHathorway Hoan Toan Buffalo Horn Donut Dangle Earrings

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10. WHAT IS YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA?

@megdoespottery

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