Jenny Dowd

 

Education

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

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

Current Employment

2019     Instructor, Art Association of Jackson Hole (2007 – 2019)

                        Ceramics, Drawing, Printmaking, Professional Development for Artists

 Selected Professional Experience

2010-present    Co-Owner, Dowd House Studios, LLC, Alpine, WY: 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 Exhibitions

2019 Ware / Wear, Drinking Vessel + Earring Show, National Juried Exhibition, Jurors: Tom Bartel, Kathleen Browne, Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft, Columbia, NC

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 (Postcard image)

              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

2016     Honorable Mention, Wyoming Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowship

2014 Jackson Hole Community Supported Artist, Created 40 “shares” for CSA program

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

Wyoming Arts Council Visual Art Fellowship

2010 Ucross Foundation Residency, Ucross, WY

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

Selected Visiting Artist Lecture/Workshop/Presentations

2017  

Artist Talk, Place / Settings, Group Invitational Exhibition, Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC  

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 of Wildlife Art

2015    

Workshop, Paperclay, Teton Arts Council, Driggs, ID

2014    

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

 Selected Public Art Projects

2018

Chronicles of the unassuming mini-fauna, Collaboration with Matt Daly for FoundSpace, a public art project commissioned by the Jackson Hole Land Trust & Jackson Hole Public Art, Emily Stevens Park, Wilson, WY

Stickem Up, Temporary Wall Mural Project in Jackson, WY, Curated by Jackson Hole Public Art

2017

To what I have lost, Collaboration with Matt Daly for FoundSpace, a public art project commissioned by the Jackson Hole Land Trust & Jackson Hole Public Art, Stillson Pathway, Wilson, WY

2016

The clouds are gathering, Public Art Installation at the Wonder Spot, Commissioned by the Center of Wonder, Jackson, WY

Selected Public Commissions

2018

Illustration for gallery display, Jackson Hole Historical Museum, Jackson WY (In museum collection)

Illustrations for Inspired Kitchen, Recipes from CWC’s Culinary Arts Program

2017

Timeline History illustration for the Friends of Pathways, Jackson, WY

2016

Flying West in Summer, Invitational Exhibition curated by Agnes Borne Studio, Custom artwork designed for the Western Design Conference Show House, Jackson, WY

2015

40 Porcelain paperclay pendant light shades, custom designed in conjunction with E / Ye Designs, for Picnic, Jackson, WY

Selected Public Collections

Jackson Hole Historical Museum, Jackson, WY. Illustration for the exhibition: History Co-op Corner

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY. Illustration for the 2016 exhibition: 25 Fables: Aesop’s Animals Illustrated

Jingdezhen Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute Museum, Jingdezhen, China. Ceramic sculpture

Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan, Italy. Ceramic sculpture