• size 52" × 52"
  • year 2016
  • medium Hand-stitched cotton fabric
  • framed In white
“When I am sketching for a piece I am focusing on the right shapes and combination of shapes that will emit tension as well as fluidity. ” — Meg Callahan
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About the Artist

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Meg Callahan (b. 1989) attended the Rhode Island School of Design where she discovered her interest in the value of the handmade in contemporary life as well as the importance of a freshly sharpened pencil. Meg Callahan founded M.Callahan Studio in 2011, which is centered on creating objects that focus on the beauty and complexity of traditional construction. The studio’s main focus is patchwork quilting, and each piece is made with sensitivity to craftsmanship. The pieces are a culmination of traditional processes and experimentation.

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Her work has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, Metropolis, The Wall Street Journal, Dwell, and Elle Decor and exhibited at Matter, Colony, Sight Unseen, ICFF, and Wanted Design Fair. Meg was named one of Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ in 2015, and her work is part of private collections throughout the US and abroad.

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  • Meg Callahan shares her interest in efficiency and craftsmanship, the influence of landscape, and the necessity of sharp scissors in the studio.

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