SE Meiklejohn – Artist statement
Simon is a diverse sculptor working mainly in steel. Creating domestic garden sculpture from quirky figurative pieces to naturalistic and abstract forms, and mesmerising balancing and wind sculpture. He creates using found and discarded objects, celebrating pre-made forms and age weathered finishes.
As a former engineer he also creates kinetic and mechanical work and has completed numerous large public commissions.
Simon is founder and director of the Vulgar Earth Artists Collective and organises and curates group exhibitions on themes of social, political and environmental issues. His poignant and emotive gallery work has received much acclaim and been exhibited across the UK as well as in the US.
Artist Engineer Maker
The Hop Store
Little Tarrington Farm