Class: Beginning Throwing
Apr
20
May 25

Class: Beginning Throwing

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Enjoy learning to throw on the potter’s wheel during the day. Students will learn the techniques for creating bowls, cups, mugs, vases and plates, trimming, pulling handles and making spouts. A brief look at glazing will be included as it will be more thoroughly covered in later classes. Your class fee provides one bag of clay, firing and glazing.

Taught by Jenny, this class meets on Thursday mornings for 6 weeks from 9:30am - 12:30pm

Exhibition: Place/Settings
May
5
Jul 7

Exhibition: Place/Settings

  • The Galleries, Cabarrus Arts Council

Jenny is part of a group exhibition of women artists from Wyoming. Their work explores the theme of a place setting that establishes a stage for family histories, stories and experiences as each correspond to place.

Right before the opening of the exhibition, Jenny will be traveling to North Carolina to install her site-specific artworks. 

Class: Beginning Ceramics
May
24
Aug 4

Class: Beginning Ceramics

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

This 3-credit beginning ceramics course is offered through Central Wyoming College. The class will cover throwing on the wheel, handbuilding techniques as well as a variety of surface options. 

Taught by Jenny, this class meets Wednesday & Friday mornings from 8 - 10:30 am in the ceramics studio of the Art Association.

Contact Central Wyoming College in Jackson for enrollment information: 307-733-7425

Contact Jenny for information about course content (you do not have to take this class for credit!) hello@dowdhousestudios.com

Class: Beginning Drawing Topics
May
24
Jun 14

Class: Beginning Drawing Topics

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

An introduction and refresher to drawing skills for the artist who wishes to improve this basic skill set required to become an artist. Four weeks of innovative classical drawing instruction emphasizing observation and eye-hand coordination. Sign up for one or all four, weekly topics are as follows:

May 24 - Line & Shape
May 31 - Perspective & Space
June 7 - Value & Depth
June 14 - Composition + Putting it All Together

Classes meet on Wednesdays from 1 - 4 pm in the Drawing & Painting Studio at the Art Association, located in the Center for the Arts.

Class: Pottery: Focused Topics
Jun
16
Jul 28

Class: Pottery: Focused Topics

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Each session Jenny will address specific aspects in clay usage including: using tools, advanced hand building, troubleshooting your throwing, and discussing design and form. Take one class or all, the sessions are non-sequential. The aim of this class is to make you better at working with clay.

JUNE 16: Cylinder workshop (getting the cup form efficient)

(No Class June 23!)

 JUNE 30: Put a handle on mugs and pitchers

 JULY 7: Trimming - bowls and cylinders

 JULY 14: Plates & Wide Bowls

 JULY 21: Sgraffito - carving in color

JULY 28: Paddle, facet & small alterations - with wheel thrown ware

Sign up for all or just a few! This class is taught by Jenny on Friday afternoons from 2 - 4pm in the Ceramics Studio at the Art Association.

Sale: Teton MudPots Summer Pottery Sale
Jun
22
Jun 23

Sale: Teton MudPots Summer Pottery Sale

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Join us on the Sidewalk on the Glenwood side of the Center for the Arts for this two-day sale of locally made ceramic ware.

Thursday | June 22 | 10am - 7pm

Friday | June 23 | 10am - 5pm

Class: 3D Drawing
Aug
9
Aug 30

Class: 3D Drawing

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Take mark making to a new level in this mixed media drawing class. Sometimes ideas are better expressed through a blend of drawing and sculpture. Contour drawing and shading techniques will combine with wire and shadow drawings to create interest through depth and atmospheric perspective. Make your drawings come to life and jump right off the page! Sign up for one or all four, topics are as follows:

August 9 - Line: wire objects
August 16 - Value & Texture: piercing, folding and manipulating paper
August 23 - Shape & Space: mobiles
August 30 - Composition: drawing with found objects

Classes meet on Wednesday from 1 - 4 pm in the Drawing & Painting Studio at the Art Association, located in the Center for the Arts.

Sale: Art Fair Jackson Hole
Aug
11
Aug 13

Sale: Art Fair Jackson Hole

  • Miller Park

Dowd House Studios will be participating in the August Art Fair Jackson Hole!

The Art Association’s Art Fairs are quintessential Jackson summer events. These outdoor fairs feature local and national artists selling fine art and craft including ceramics, paintings, furniture, photography, and much more. Live music, food vendors, youth activities, and artists demos add to the extended weekend activities at Miller Park. 

Friday, August 11th 10am to 6pm
Saturday, August 12th 10am to 6pm
Sunday, August 13th 10am to 4pm


Class: Drawing + Monotype
Apr
6
Apr 27

Class: Drawing + Monotype

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Enrich your drawing skill set and learn how to yield the power of the press. Take your marks on paper to a plexi with printing ink and move your practiced 2D skills into the next realm: monotype.

Taught by Jenny, this class meets for 4 Thursdays from 1 - 4pm in the Painting / Printmaking studio on the 3rd floor of the Center for the Arts.

Class: Beginning Drawing
Mar
2
Mar 23

Class: Beginning Drawing

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

An introduction to drawing skills for the artist who wishes to improve the basic skill set required to become an artist. Four weeks of innovative classical drawing instruction, emphasizing observation and eye-hand coordination.

Taught by Jenny, this class meets for 4 Thursdays from 1 - 4pm in the Painting Studio on the 3rd floor of the Center for the Arts.

Cupcakes & Clay
Feb
8
5:30 pm17:30

Cupcakes & Clay

  • Penny Lane Cooperative

Make a sweet for your sweetie or just for you in this short clay workshop. Learn the basics of handbuilding with clay to make cupcakes, donuts, candies, and all kinds of cute, guilt-free treats!

We will use porcelain and techniques such as: pinch, coil and slab to make realistic and fantastic looking delicacies. After you decorate your clay treats with brightly colored underglazes, Jenny will fire and add a clear glaze to make your sweets bright, shiny and irresistible. After about a week, come back to Penny Lane and pick up your finished treats!

Open to all, bring a friend for this fun evening or bring your child and work as a team!

The class is $30, please register in advance as space is limited. To sign up, contact Penny Lane Cooperative at: 307-203-2323 or andi@pennylanecooperative.com or stop by the store!

Email Jenny with any questions: hello@dowdhousestudios.com

Class: Crafting your Artist Statement
Jan
30
10:00 am10:00

Class: Crafting your Artist Statement

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

This short workshop is the first in a Professional Development for Artists series hosted by the Art Association of Jackson Hole.

On January 30th Jenny will help you tackle your Artist Statement. This important document helps to support your art and can take many forms. This will be a great way to start your year- and get organized!

The workshop meets in the Photography Studio on the 3rd floor of the Center for the Arts, free for members of the Art Association, $5 for non-members. Some computers will be available, you can also bring your laptop or pen & paper.

Contact Jenny if you have questions: hello@dowdhousestudios.com

Cocktails & Creatives
Dec
14
6:00 pm18:00

Cocktails & Creatives

  • The Rose

Stop by The Rose for a cocktail and shop for that perfect last-minute handmade gift from several local artists!

Teton MudPots Pottery Sale
Dec
1
Dec 2

Teton MudPots Pottery Sale

  • Center for the Arts

Start your holiday shopping off with a huge pottery sale! Find work made by over 10 local artists plus lots of great deals.

The sale is located in the Art Association Gallery

Thursday: 10am - 7pm

Friday: 10am - 5pm

Sale: Art Fair Jackson Hole
Aug
12
Aug 14

Sale: Art Fair Jackson Hole

  • Miller Park

Art Fair Jackson Hole 2016
July 8-10 & August 12-14, 2016
Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-4pm.  
Miller Park, corner of Millward Street and Deloney Avenue.
Free for Art Association members, $5 per day for non-members

Class: Glazing: From Ho-hum to Hooray!
Aug
3
Aug 17

Class: Glazing: From Ho-hum to Hooray!

  • Art Association

Tired of dunking your pottery in glazes with disappointing results? Instead of giving up, refine your technique! In this class we will take your work to another level, uniquely yours. From start to finish, learn new ways to apply cone 10 glaze as well as the achievement of beauty through pattern and simplicity. This class will focus on glazing, bring bisque­ware that has been filling up your shelves. 

Youth Class: Back to School
Aug
3
Aug 24

Youth Class: Back to School

  • Art Association

Going back to school is more fun when you make your own supplies! Create functional or sculptural objects from anything like pencil holders and alarm clocks, even your ideal cereal bowl!

Youth Class: Pet Shop
Jul
25
Aug 17

Youth Class: Pet Shop

  • Art Association

Design and create your own wild world of 3D animal art. Approach the pet theme how you wish; the possibilities are endless! Make art for your pets, adding a variety of textured templates to decorate or simply create your own imaginary or true to life pet sculptures.

Sale: Art Fair Jackson Hole
Jul
8
Jul 10

Sale: Art Fair Jackson Hole

  • Miller Park

Art Fair Jackson Hole 2016
July 8-10 & August 12-14, 2016
Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-4pm.  
Miller Park, corner of Millward Street and Deloney Avenue.
Free for Art Association members, $5 per day for non-members

Class: Beginning Drawing
Jul
6
Jul 27

Class: Beginning Drawing

  • Art Association

Learning to draw is the first art skill necessary to succeed in all mediums. This class will cover the fundamentals of composition, values and use of materials such as charcoal, conte, pen and pencil. Drawing is the very core to expressing yourself.

Class: Handbuilding Clay & Surface Techniques
Jun
29
Jul 27

Class: Handbuilding Clay & Surface Techniques

  • Art Association

This is the perfect 5-week class for the beginner who wants to learn to create bowls, dishes, vases, and small sculpture using the pinch, coil and slab hand building techniques. We will create basic, fun forms using hand building and then discuss the many ways to add a personal touch using sculpting, alteration, painting, slip, stains, sgraffito and more.

Youth Class: Pastry Shop
Jun
27
Jul 20

Youth Class: Pastry Shop

  • Art Association

Create everything necessary to complete your vision of what a chic cupcake or pastry shop would look like; all with an exciting twist, using only kiln fired clay! In this hands­ on class, learn the techniques essential in order to design your own line of ceramic ware from cake stands to tea cups, accompanied by variety of colorful ceramic cupcakes and pastries.

Jun
27
Aug 22

Youth Class: Kinderclay

  • Art Association

Join us for an exciting exploratory workshop-style class using kiln-fired clay! Learn age-appropriate hand building methods combined with a variety of fun tools to create your own colorful ceramic ware and sculptural pieces. Ages 5 & 6

Jun
27
Aug 22

Youth Class: Pottery for Preschoolers

  • Art Association

Introduce your little one to the most popular tactile medium of all ages, kiln-fired clay. Pinch, slab, coil, stamp and build to get to the heart of your ideas in this fun and creative mini-workshop.

Sale: Teton MudPots Summer Pottery Sale
Jun
24
Jun 25

Sale: Teton MudPots Summer Pottery Sale

  • Art Association

Dowd House Studios will be part of this annual summer sale that features at least 15 local Jackson-area potters! Come by for brand new work and also for seconds. (Seconds = nothing is really wrong, we might just not be 100% happy with the glaze or form.)

The sale is located in the parking lot just outside the Ceramics Studio, Friday 10am - 7pm & Saturday 10am - 5pm

Class: The Clay Surface, Color & Pattern
May
3
May 24

Class: The Clay Surface, Color & Pattern

  • Art Association

Learn to use underglazes and slips, stencils and transfers to enhance your ceramic surfaces. Choose from a variety of techniques to build your own unique style. Class time will be spent working on surface design, for the first class bring a few leather­hard pots or tiles for practice. 

Class: Beginning Drawing
Apr
28
May 19

Class: Beginning Drawing

  • Art Association

Learning to draw is the first art skill necessary to succeed in all mediums. This class will cover the fundamentals of composition, values and use of materials such as charcoal, conte, pen and pencil. Drawing is the very core to expressing yourself.

Class: Intermediate Throwing
Apr
14
May 19

Class: Intermediate Throwing

  • Art Association

While revisiting basic techniques, expand your throwing skills to include lids, plates and larger forms as well as glaze techniques. Bring your questions and ideas, this is the place to troubleshoot and expand your horizons!

Class: Professional Practice in the Arts
Apr
11
May 9

Class: Professional Practice in the Arts

  • Central Wyoming College

A great way to get organized, this course provides a foundation of practical information to assist students in building a successful professional career in the visual arts. 

Valentine Pop Up Shop
Feb
6
4:00 pm16:00

Valentine Pop Up Shop

  • Teton Art Lab

Find that perfect treat for your Valentine at this evening of local shopping, treats and drinks! 

Paperclay Workshop
Nov
21
Nov 22

Paperclay Workshop

  • Teton Arts Council

Discover new possibilities for building fragile, delicate forms using porcelain paperclay. This mix of paper and clay creates a strong structure before firing and results in light, delicate and sometimes translucent objects. Learn about clay preparation, additives and experiment with a variety of building processes. 

Class: Beginning Drawing
Nov
2
Nov 23

Class: Beginning Drawing

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Learning to draw is the first art skill necessary to succeed in all mediums. This class will cover the fundamentals of composition, values and use of materials such as charcoal, conte, pen and pencil. Drawing is very core to expressing yourself.

Class: Beginning Throwing
Oct
13
Nov 17

Class: Beginning Throwing

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Interested in learning how to throw on the wheel? Jenny will be teaching a 6 week class at the Art Association, 6 - 9 Tuesday evenings, October 13 - November 17.

During this 6-week class, students will learn the techniques for creating forms on the potter’s wheel; from throwing, trimming, and pulling handles, to glaze firing the finished pieces.

Drinks & Inks
Oct
1
Nov 30

Drinks & Inks

  • Scarlow's Gallery

Drinks & Inks: An invitational ceramics and printmaking exhibition

The exhibition features 25 artists with an opening reception October 1, 5 - 8pm. The exhibition will be on display until November 30.

Fair: Takin' It To The Streets
Sep
13
10:00 am10:00

Fair: Takin' It To The Streets

  • Town Square

Dowd House Studios will have a booth in this locals only art fair takes over the streets of the Jackson Town Square for one Sunday during the Fall Arts Festival! This fair is free and coincides with the foodie event, Taste of the Tetons.

Aug
7
Aug 9

Art Fair Jackson Hole

  • Miller Park

Dowd House Studios will have a booth in the August Art Fair Jackson Hole, booth # TBA

Friday & Saturday 10 - 6, Sunday 10 - 4 in Miller Park

Aug
1
9:00 am09:00

Fair: Lander River Fest

  • City Park

Dowd House Studios will have a booth in the 7th Annual Riverfest Art & Music in the Park!

9am - 8pm on Saturday August 1 at City Park in Lander, Wyoming