Jenny Dowd



            M.F.A.  2005, University of Missouri-Columbia, Ceramics, Fibers

            B.F.A.  2002, Kansas State University, Ceramics


Selected Exhibitions

2018     International Cup, National Juried Exhibition, Juror: Sue Tirrell, The Clay Studio of Missoula, MT

2017     Luck of the Draw, National Juried Exhibition, Juror: Grant Hargate, Foundry Art Centre,

            St. Charles, MO

            Place / Settings, Group Exhibition, Curated by Rebecca Collins and Connie Norman of 12 Wyoming Women

            Artists, The Galleries, Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC

 2016     WY Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition 2016, Wyoming Juried Exhibition, Juror: Neville A. Lee,

            Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne, WY (Postcard Image)

            Around the Corner, Invitational Exhibition, Curator: Louis Reilly, The Beggars Table, Kansas City, MO

 2015     49th Annual National Drawing & Small Sculpture Show, National Juried Exhibition, Juror: Chris

            Ramsay, Joseph A. Cain Memorial Gallery, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX

            Twin Cups: National Ceramics Exhibition 2015, National Juried Exhibition, Juror: Steven Hill,

            Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO

            Acting Out, Solo Exhibition, Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

 2014     Characters, Solo exhibition, Fine Arts Building Gallery, South Carolina State University,

              Orangeburg, SC

             The Art of Darkness: Inspired by the Paranormal, National Juried Exhibition, Banfill-Locke

            Center for the Arts, Fridley, MN (Postcard image)

2013     Conversations & Confrontations, Solo exhibition, Morris Gallery of Contemporary Art, Missouri

            Valley College, Marshall, MO

            Texas National, National Juried Exhibition, Juror: Peter Selz, Stephen F. Austin State University,

            The Cole Art Center at The Old Opera House, Nacogdoches, TX

            Northern National Art Competition. National Juried Exhibition, Juror: James R. Pace, Nicolet

            College Art Gallery, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI Patron Award

2012     Group Four Award Exhibition, 4-person exhibition, The Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

              Contemporary Dance Wyoming, Summer Performance, Created costume for performance

              “Satellite,” Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY

            Inhabiting, A 4-woman exhibition, Curator: Jenny Dowd, Art Association of Jackson Hole, Jackson, WY


Selected Awards and Honors

2015     Honorable Mention, Wyoming Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowship

2013     Patron Award, Northern National Art Competition, Juror: James R. Pace, Nicolet College Art

            Gallery, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI

2011     Heritage Tile Award, Feats of Clay XXIV 2011, Juror: Donna Billick, Lincoln Arts, Lincoln, CA

2009     Group Exhibition Award, Friendly Fire, National Juried Exhibition, Jurors: Bede Clarke, Bunny McBride, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

2007     Second Place, The Five Senses, Art and The Written Word, National Juried Exhibition, Jurors: Mark Pascale, James Mesple.  Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook, IL

2006     First Place, 20 x 20 x 20 Compact Exhibition, Juror: Tara McDowell, LSU Union Art Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA


Current Employment

2018     Instructor, Art Association of Jackson Hole (2007 – 2018)

                        Ceramics, Drawing, Printmaking, Professional Development for Artists


Selected Professional Experience

2010-    Co-Owner, Dowd House Studios, LLC, Alpine, WY

present             A small pottery and art business

2015-2017     Adjunct Instructor, Ceramics, 2D Design, Central Wyoming College, Jackson, WY

2014     Ceramics Artist In Residence, Interlochen Art Center, Interlochen, MI


Selected Visiting Artist Lecture/Workshop/Presentations

2017     Artist Talk, exhibition Spiders! Interconnectedness, Innovation and Stewardship, Berry

                        Biodiversity Center, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

2016     Artist Talk, Jackson Hole High School, Jackson, WY

            Artist Talk for the exhibition Spiders! Interconnectedness, Innovation and Stewardship, National

            Museum on Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY

2015     Workshop, Paperclay, Teton Arts Council, Driggs, ID

2014     Gallery Talk, Characters, Solo Exhibition, Fine Arts Building Gallery, South Carolina State University


Selected Grants/Fellowships

2016     Wyoming Arts Council Visual Art Fellowship, Honorable Mention

2014     Jackson Hole Community Supported Artist, Selected artist to create 40 “shares” for CSA program

2011     Wyoming Arts Council Visual Art Fellowship

2010     Ucross Foundation Residency, Ucross, WY


Selected Public Collections

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY

Jingdezhen Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute Museum, Jingdezhen, China

Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan, Italy