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Artist's Statement

Dawn Wesselby is a mixed media artist with a leaning towards ceramics as she is fascinated by its versatile and earthy nature.  Her work ranges from the forgotten nature of the divine feminine to issues facing women due to their sex.

More recently her work has taken on a political nature to highlight the issues faced by women across the globe, whether it be femicide, or exploitation of women.

Due to Covid she has had to review her working methods and moved away from ceramics and towards embroidery, a media traditionally seen as 'women's work' as she highlights the sex trafficking of women and girls.




2020 - current MA Fine Art                                 University of Derby 

2020  BA (Hons) Fine Art                                    University of Derby 

2017-2018 HND Art and Design                        Grantham College of Further Education 

2016-2017 HNC Art and Design                        Grantham College of Further Education

Group Exhibitions

2018  V.O.L.T.                              

                          Spiral Dance

2017  Morphic                             

                          The River Runs Red


2021 The Same Boar

2018 Gravity Fields                   Grantham (Wyndham Park Display)

2017 CMYK Remix                    Grantham College  

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