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meet the artist


megan segre

Recently relocated from San Fancisco to London,

I investigate social issues and especially 


from a deeply personal and public perspective.

Having witnessed the homelessness of a close family member has influenced who I am as a person

and who I have become as an artist. 

My work creates a visual language 

that focuses on presenting

social issues

with compassion and empathy. My process is slow as I rip paper, wrap threads and fill spools. Sculpted, stitched and woven together my art evokes emotions such as fragility, resilience, and loneliness while exploring how regeneration and reconstruction are possible. I seek to both reveal and hide the fragility of human existence.


In 2015, I dedicated myself to full-time


and earned an MFA in Sculpture from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

in 2018. My art studio is now located in the West London Art Factory in the United Kingdom.


Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

MFA, 2016-2018


Santa Rosa Junior College, CA

AA Studio Arts, 2009-2015


University of California at Los Angeles, CA

BA Political Science, 1982

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Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Neil/Rubin Graduate Award, August 2018


Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Kathleen ‘Bunkey’ Frame Memorial Award, August 2018


Santa Rosa Junior College Continuing Student

Art Merit Scholarship, Spring 2015


Santa Rosa Junior College

Riley Street Art Award, Spring 2015

other experience

Assistant Editor and writer for Proximity Arts September 2016-May 2017
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA, 2001-2011
S.V.M.A. Board Member from 2001-2004.  Founded and Chaired The Arts Rewards the Students Program,

a district-wide, multi-cultural diversity art program for the Sonoma Valley Unified School District

serving eight schools and nearly 1,000 students. 

Di Rosa Contemporary Museum of Art, Napa, CA, 2009-2011

Served in the Education Department at the Di Rosa from 2009-2010. Promoted educational opportunities

and Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) training for Bay Area educators and docents.

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