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17 11 2010

A DISPLAY OF ALL THINGS WOOD-FIRED

An Exhibition of new work by Doug Jeppesen

It’s been a long time since we’ve had a ceramics exhibition and we’re happy to see our gallery full of Doug Jeppesen’s work! If you love wood-fired ceramics, want to see what wood-fired ceramics are, or just love ceramics come by and check out his work. Doug has built an incredible and reputable ceramics program at Waubonsee Community College – if nothing else, you should check out photos of their outdoor kiln yard – http://artdept.waubonsee.edu/Ceramics/ceramics_kilnyard.htm

Doug Jeppesen is an Assistant Professor of Art/Ceramics at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois. Jeppesen earned a BFA in Art and a BA in Art History from the University of Tulsa and his MFA from Northen Illinois University. Jeppesen’s work has appeared in numerous national exhibitions including Feats of Clay, Strictly Functional and the Wichita National. In 2006, he was a presenter at the International Wood Fire Conference and he worked extensively with Laguna Clay Company to develop Wood Fired B-Mix WC-899.     –http://www.dougjeppesen.com/

Most all of the work making up this show came out of his Anagama kiln less than a week ago after a 67hr firing.

Doug’s work is also for sale.

RECEPTION Thursday, November 18TH, 4:15PM – Adams Hall, Wheaton College in the Hansen Galleries

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