Bergman, Meghan

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Meghan Bergman, Meghan Bergman Ceramics

Kennett Square, PA

Email: MVBceramics@gmail.com

Website: http://www.meghanbergman.com

Artist Statement:
Organic objects and underwater life inspire me. I enjoy bringing the extreme texture and movement found underneath the sea to the surface of my ceramic artwork.

Studio Description:
Handcrafted pottery and ceramic sculptures inspired by nature.

What type of clay do you use?
Stoneware

What temperature do you fire to?
Cone 6

What is your primary forming method?
Wheel thrown & hand built

Do you make any of your own tools?
I use objects found in nature to create tools to create tools to apply texture to my sculptures.

What one word would you use to describe your work?
Barnacles

What is the one thing in your studio you can’t live without?
Texture tools

How do you recharge creatively?
I’ve been known to snap pictures of objects in nature, connect with other artists, visit galleries, sketch ideas, and bring some clay on my vacation.

What did you first piece look like?
My first barnacles were “spikey” sea urchins.

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