Contemporary Artist, Blacksmith and Instructor

Recent Media 

The Coastline Pilot, January 2015

Pat live on San Diego 6 Talking up the Old Town Art and Craft Show: October 2014

Cover of California Blacksmith Magazine
September/October 2014

A Modern-Day Blacksmith 

U-T San Diego,  January 2014

Media Archive 


Just Add Creativity - San Diego Home and Garden, July 2013

Pat Downing's Spectacular Foldformed Sculpture - California Blacksmih Magazine, April 2013

Clairemont Artist’s Work Featured - Clairemont Community News, January 2013


Young and Seasoned Entrepreneurs Join Efforts ... - Presidio Sentinel, August 2012

On Dad's Day, The Power of Tools - U-T San Diego, June 2012


August 2014 - Pat's sculpture "Purple" receives a Juror's Choice Award in the 2014 Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition

August 2013 -  Pat Downing is named one of the "top innovative artists to watch" by the Center for Metal Arts

October 2011 -  Pat's sculpture “Allure” won first place in the Sculpture and Three Dimensional Category at the 2011 Fallbrook Art Show.