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The Hare and the Tortoise

Sculpture medium: Ceramic sculpture



Gallery: Mint Art Gallery

Ships from: United Kingdom

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About the artwork
Based on an Aesop fable, this tale was meant to illustrate the virtues of steadfastness and perseverance, as exemplified by the tortoise. This piece moves the focus to the Hare, assigning Tortoise’s success to Hare’s arrogance.


Medium Ceramic sculpture
Framed? No
Subjects Animals & Wildlife,
Style Folk Art
Original or Edition? Original
Certificate of Authenticity No
Artwork Dimensions: 20 X 24 X 20 X cm

About Megan Adams

Megan Adams hails from Wyoming, USA and has been a long-time resident of London, UK. She got acquainted with ceramics via evening classes and went on to complete a ceramics degree. While studying, she was encouraged to enter the V&A’s ‘Inspired By’ competition and has since exhibited twice at the V&A museum. She was also selected as a licentiate with the Society of Designer Craftsman culminating in a show at the Chelsea College of Art. Most of Megan’s work draws upon historical and mythological iconography, re-interpreting the allegories behind famous tales, and representing them in sculptural form. She explores humankind’s relationships with those who share our world and warns against taking these relationships for granted.