PAT DOWNING METAL DESIGN

Contemporary Artist, Blacksmith and Instructor

Media Highlights

A Modern-Day Blacksmith 

U-T San Diego,  January 2014

Cover of California Blacksmith Magazine
September/October 2014

Media Archive 

2015

Three Sculpture Finalists Vie for Spot at Main Beach - Los Angeles Times, January 2015


2014

Old Town Artist Recreates Father Serra's Baptismal Font - San Diego Uptown News, August 2014


2013

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


2012

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

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


Honors/Awards

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.