Artist/Educator

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​Doug Jeppesen                                                                      
Associate Professor of Art

Waubonsee Community College
Route 47 @ Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554

EDUCATION 1997                MFA, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 1993                BFA, Art, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 1993                BA, Art History, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 2011-Present   Associate Professor of Art, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL 2003-2011       Assistant Professor of Art, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL 1998-2002       Instructor, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL 1996-1998       Instructor, Kishwaukee Community College, Malta, IL

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2016 Hood College, Fredrick, MD
​2012                Dene Gallery, Recent Work, Geneva, IL
Home: Here and There, Broken Arrow Historical Museum, Broken Arrow, OK 2011                Consumed, Rockford College, Rockford IL 2010                Toast, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 2003                Recent Work, Glenbrook South High School, Northbrook, IL Pots For Daily Use and Then Some, Kishwaukee Art Gallery, Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL 1997                Guardians, Ceramic Arts Gallery, Tulsa, OK New Stuff, Galley 214, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2015                Waubonsee Wood Fired Ceramics, Terra Incognito, Oak Park, IL Serviceability, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL 2014                Whiskey Bottles, West Overton Distillery Museum, Scottdale, PA Presenter’s Exhibition, 2nd European Wood Fire Conference, Guldagergaard International Research Center, Skaelskor, Denmark
Ceramics National, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL NCECA Expo, Lillstreet Art Center Gallery Booth, Milwaukee, WI Cups II, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL 2013                21st Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center, East Pittsburgh, PA Bluegrass Bourbon: By the Bottle/By the Ounce, Kentucky Museum of Art, Louisville, KY Wood Fire Invitational, Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT
Salad Days, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Art, Newcastle, ME
Neat: The Art of the Whiskey Vessel, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL
OUTPOUR, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL 2012                Jingdezhen International Ceramic Exhibition, Jingdezhen, China
20th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center, East Pittsburgh, PA
Pots At Rest, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
KC Clay Guild Teabowl National, Thornhill Gallery, Avila University, Kansas City, MO
On the Edge: Of Lake Michigan, Lillstreet Art Center in conjunction with NCECA, Seattle, WA
100 Wood Fired Cups, POTS Gallery, Seattle, WA
All Steamed Up, Milliken University, Decatur, IL
Cups: 250 Interpretations, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL       
2011                Tea, McLean Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
All Steamed Up, Cinema Gallery, Urbana, IL
For Tea, Dubhe Carreno Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Thrown and Altered, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL
Teapot Invitational, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL 2010                Muddy’s 2nd Annual Wood Fire Classic, Myers Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
Illinois Clay: No S in Illinois, Curated by Dan Anderson, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL
Eighteenth San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX.
Shino Redux 2010, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
Clay West International, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT
2009                Muddy’s Wood Fire Classic, Myers Gallery, Santa Ana, CA Clay3, ClaySpace, Warrenvile, IL 2nd Lillstreet International, Drink: Functional Forms for Every Libation
Biennial Juried Ceramics Exhibition, Northern Arizona University Museum of Art, Flagstaff, AZ
17th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center, East Pittsburgh, PA The Wichita National 2009, The Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita KS
Feats of Clay XXII, National Juried Competition, Lincoln Arts Center, Lincoln, CA
Ricochet, Aurora Public Art Commission, Aurora, IL
National Juried Cup Exhibition, Lux Center for the Art, Lincoln, NE Three, Fine Arts Center Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL 2008               Clay and Glass Invitational 2008, Corning Community College, Corning, NY Common Ground, NIU Art Museum October 21-December 6, DeKalb, IL
  Clay3, ClaySpace, Warrenvile, IL Artful Drinking Vessels, Pottworks Gallery, MI 2007               The Wichita National 2007, The Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita KS Bourbon and Whiskey: A Welcome Inspiration, Mellwood Arts Center, Louisville, KY National Juried Wood Fire Exhibition, Thrown Together Gallery, Louisville, KY 2006               20+1 Years of Tozan Kilns: An International Wood Fire Conference, Flagstaff, AZ 14th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center, East Pittsburgh, PA Affinity for the Cup II, Exploding Head Gallery, Sacramento, CA 2005               In Our Cups, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY It’s Only Clay, Bemidji Community Arts Council, Bemidji, MN Pots: Objects of Virtue, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA 13th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center, East Pittsburgh, PA Fifth Annual National Juried Clay Cup Show, Gallery 138, Kent State University, Kent, OH The Clay Cup X, National Juried Competition, Southern Illinois University Art Museum, Carbondale, IL 2004                The Naked Truth:  International Wood Fired Exhibition, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA Fourth Annual National Juried Clay Cup Show, Gallery 138, Kent State University, Kent, OH The Ritual of Function: New Work by Doug Jeppesen and Matt Long, Terra Incognito, Oak Park, IL
  The Starbrick Clay National, OH 2003                Cup: The Intimate Object II, Charlie Cummings Clay Studio, Fort Wayne, IN International Tea Bowl Invitational, Northern Arizona Museum of Art, Flagstaff, AZ St. Petersburg Clay National 2003, St. Petersburg Clay Company, St. Petersburg, FL Ceramics USA 2003, National Juried Competition, University of North Texas, Denton, TX Origins in Clay III, San Antonio Potter’s Guild, San Antonio, TX Potter’s Council Participant’s Show, The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI Functional Review: 2nd Annual Soda National, The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT The Clay Cup IX, National Juried Competition, Southern Illinois University Art Museum, Carbondale, IL 2002                Alpine 60th Anniversary Exhibition, National Juried Competition, A.R.T. Studio Clay Company, Strutevant, WI
  Feats of Clay XV, National Juried Competition, Lincoln Arts Center, Lincoln, CA
  Waubonsee and Elgin Community College Art Faculty, Campbell House, Geneva, IL 2000                Artists’ Influence Life: A Ceramic Arts Invitational, The Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles, IL Vicinity 2000, Juried, Norris Gallery, St. Charles, IL Waubonsee and Elgin Community College Art Faculty, Art Gallery at the Campbell House, Geneva, IL LECTURES/WORKSHOPS 2015                Two-Week Wood Firing Workshop, Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN 2014                Wood Firing Past and Future, Owen Rye, John Neely, Lindsay Oesterritter, 2nd European Wood Fire Conference,
  Guldagergaard International Research Center, Skaelskor, Denmark Colorado Potter’s Guild, Denver, CO University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL 2013                Soda Kiln Construction with Neil Estrick, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL
  Kansas City Clay Guild, Kansas City, MO Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT
  Atmospheric Perspectives: Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME 2011                Rockford College, Rockford, IL Week Long Anagama Firing Workshop, Corning College, Corning, NY 2010                Toast, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL Soda Kiln Building Workshop with Neil Estrick, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL 2009                The Art of Wood Firing, Illinois Community College Faculty Association Annual Conference, Springfield, IL 2008                University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, IL
  Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 2006                Presenter, 20+1 Years of Tozan Kilns: An International Wood Fire Conference, Flagstaff, AZ One day workshop, Sterling Hall, Lake Forest, IL 2005                North Central College, Naperville, IL 2003                Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL 2002                University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 2000                Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION/MEMBERSHIP 2014                2nd Annual European Wood Fire Conference, Skaelskore, Denmark NCECA, Material World, Milwaukee, WI 2013                NCECA, Earth/Energy, Houston, TX 2012                NCECA, One the Edge, Seattle, WA 2011                NCECA, Tidal Forces: The Next Wave, Tampa, FL 2010                NCECA, Independence, Philadelphia, PA 2009                NCECA, Ceramic Interface: From Dawn to Digital, Phoenix, AZ 2008                NCECA, CONFLUENCE: Innovation, Community, Environment, Pittsburgh, PA 2007                NCECA, Old Currents/New Blends: A Distillation of Art and Geography, Louisville, KY 2006                NCECA, Explorations and Navigations: The Resonance of Place, Portland, OR 2005                NCECA, Centering: Community, Clay and Culture, Baltimore, MA 2003                Potter’s Council, The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI NCECA, Borderline Clay, San Diego, CA 2002                NCECA, Riffs, Rhythms, Regeneration, Kansas City, MO 2000                NCECA, Higher Ground, Denver, CO 1999                NCECA, Passion and Process, Columbus, OH 1998                NCECA, Heroes, Icons, History and Memory, Fort Worth, TX 1997                NCECA, Guilty Pleasures, Las Vegas, NV 1996                NCECA, Triaxial Blend: Art, Industry, Technology, Rochester, NY 1995                NCECA, BorderLine Clay, Minneapolis, MN 1992                NCECA, Old Worlds/New Worlds, Philadelphia, PA
AWARDS/HONORS 2014    Juror, Recent Works, Robert T. Wright Gallery, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL 2013    Juror, Kansas City Clay Guild Tea Bowl National Exhibition, Avila University, Kansas City, MO 2011    Outstanding Faculty Member Waubonsee Community College 2005    Juror, Spring Bloom Arts Festival, Bloomington, IL 2003 Ceramics Monthly Purchase Award, St. Petersburg Clay National, St. Petersburg, FL 2003    Jurors Award, Origins in Clay III, San Antonio Potter’s Guild, San Antonio, TX
PUBLICATIONS The Studio Potter, Time and Place, Volume 43, Issue 1, Winter/Spring 2014-15 Wood Fired Ceramics: 100 Contemporary Artists, by Amedeo Salamoni American iPottery, by Kevin Hluch Clay Times, Platter reproduced for Strictly Functional article, Volume 15, Issue 83, September/October 2009 GALLERY REPRESENTATION Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL Terra Incognito, Oak Park, IL The Nevica Project, Chicago, IL
COLLECTIONS American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA Crossman Gallery, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2013-Present President, Waubonsee Community College Faculty Council 2011-2013       Vice-President, Waubonsee Community College Faculty Council 2009-2011       Faculty Senator, Waubonsee Community College Faculty Council 2000-2002       Faculty Senator, Waubonsee Community College Faculty Council