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Events

Class: Beginning Ceramics
May
24
Aug 4

Class: Beginning Ceramics

  • Central Wyoming College

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

Exhibition: FoundSpace
Jun
9
Aug 16

Exhibition: FoundSpace

  • Stilson Pathway

This summer Jenny will be participating in FoundSpace 2017, a collaboration with Jackson Hole Land Trust, Teton County Parks and Recreation and Jackson Hole Mountain Lodge. She will be working with 4 other local artists to create artwork to engage the space.

An "opening" event will be June 9 and the work will remain for display and interaction until August 16.

More details coming soon!

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: August Art Fair
Aug
11
Aug 13

Sale: August Art Fair

  • 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. 

Booth #156

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


Class: Glaze Doc
Jul
20
6:00 pm18:00

Class: Glaze Doc

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Improve the quality of your glazing with this 2-hour class. Let “Doctor” Sam explain how to use the glazes in the studio. He will demystify stains and tell you how to read “between-the-lines” when looking at the glaze cross-blend wall. No subject will be too small as he will cover proper stirring and best waxing practices. All steps will be covered. Bring some bisqueware and your questions or practice on “orphaned” ware. Great for all levels of potters but students should have at least one pottery class under their belt.

Taught by Sam, this class meets in the Ceramics Studio at the Art Association.

Class: Make a succulent planter!
Jun
29
5:00 pm17:00

Class: Make a succulent planter!

  • Penny Lane Cooperative

Make and decorate your own small flowerpot in this short clay workshop.

Learn how to carve and shape clay into a unique little pot. Add personality with colorful stencils using bright underglazes.

Afterwards Jenny will fire the pots and add a shiny clear glaze. Then comes the planting party!

July 13th come back and pick up your finished pot, choose a succulent and put them together. If you can’t make the date, just come by anytime after the 13th to pick up a planting kit- your pot, a bag of soil, and a succulent.

$40 fee- all materials included! Bring a child and work as a team, bring a friend, or just bring you for this fun creative evening!

Questions? hello@dowdhousestudios.com

Space is limited; please register by phone or email: andi@pennylanecooperative or 307.203.2323

Sale: Teton MudPots Summer Sale
Jun
22
Jun 23

Sale: Teton MudPots Summer 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: Glaze Doc
Jun
15
6:15 pm18:15

Class: Glaze Doc

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Improve the quality of your glazing with this 2-hour class. Let “Doctor” Sam explain how to use the glazes in the studio. He will demystify stains and tell you how to read “between-the-lines” when looking at the glaze cross-blend wall. No subject will be too small as he will cover proper stirring and best waxing practices. All steps will be covered. Bring some bisqueware and your questions or practice on “orphaned” ware. Great for all levels of potters but students should have at least one pottery class under their belt.

Taught by Sam, this class meets in the Ceramics Studio at the Art Association.

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. Weekly topics are as follows:

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

Sign up for all or just one!

This class is taught by Jenny and meets in the Painting Studio at the Art Association of Jackson Hole on Wednesdays from 1 - 4pm.

Class: Make a Creative Mother's or Father's Day Card
May
10
5:00 pm17:00

Class: Make a Creative Mother's or Father's Day Card

  • Penny Lane Cooperative

Hosted by: Jenny Dowd, Alissa Davies & Penny Lane Cooperative

Jenny and Alissa will have numerous art stations set up for you to make a beautiful card or two for your mother or father. Collage, paint, pencil, ink, fabric, paper, stencils… there will be many supplies to play with. Food, drink, fabulous clothes and the opportunity to be creative… a wonderful mixture!

Wednesday | May 10 | 5-7pm

$25 | supplies included

Children welcome to attend and participate with a parent for free!

Please feel free to bring your own supplies as well.

To register: andi@pennylanecooperative.com or: 307.203.2323

 

 

 

Class: Glaze Doc
May
10
11:00 am11:00

Class: Glaze Doc

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Improve the quality of your glazing with this 2-hour class. Let “Doctor” Sam explain how to use the glazes in the studio. He will demystify stains and tell you how to read “between-the-lines” when looking at the glaze cross-blend wall. No subject will be too small as he will cover proper stirring and best waxing practices. All steps will be covered. Bring some bisqueware and your questions or practice on “orphaned” ware. Great for all levels of potters but students should have at least one pottery class under their belt.

Taught by Sam, this class meets in the Ceramics Studio at the Art Association.

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

Class: Welding- Small Projects
Mar
3
Mar 17

Class: Welding- Small Projects

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Each week, Sam will teach you different welding techniques by creating small projects out of mild steel, such as a hand rake or a wine rack. Discussions will include welding safety, settings, the positives and negatives of different welding techniques, and how to get started with your own machine.

All supplies included.

Taught by Sam, this class meets in the Multi-Purpose Studios for 3 Friday evenings from 5 - 8pm

Class: Glaze Chemistry
Feb
16
Mar 23

Class: Glaze Chemistry

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Learn how to safely make, test and fire ceramic glazes in this class. Lectures and demonstrations will include studio safety, proper documentation, units of measurement, glaze starting points, what the major chemical groups do what and in what kiln atmosphere, using the gram scale, and firing your tests in the electric or gas kiln without making the lab tech mad at you, and soda firing!

Your class fee provides one bag of clay, misc supplies, firing and glazing.

Taught by Sam, this class meets every Thursday evening from 6 - 9pm in the Ceramics Studio at the Art Association from Feb 16 - March 23.

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

Sale: Teton MudPots Holiday Sale
Dec
1
Dec 2

Sale: Teton MudPots Holiday Sale

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

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

Class: Glaze like a pro
Nov
3
9:00 am09:00

Class: Glaze like a pro

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Just get done taking a beginning throwing class and need to learn glazing? Or maybe you have pottery experience but are tired of simply dunking your pottery in glazes with disappointing results. Refine your technique! In this class, we will take your work to another level. From start to finish, learn how to read glaze test tiles and to apply cone 10 glaze using the four steps: dipping, pouring, brushing and spraying. This class will focus on glazing so bring bisque-ware that has been filling up your shelves. Firing and glaze included in class fee.

Taught by Jenny, this 3-week class meets in the Ceramics studio at the Art Association

Class: Beginning Drawing
Oct
3
Oct 24

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 the very core to expressing yourself.

Taught by Jenny Dowd. This 4 week class meets from 1 - 4pm in the Painting Studio at the Art Association of Jackson Hole.

Class: Intermediate Throwing
Sep
26
Oct 31

Class: Intermediate Throwing

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

You've taken beginning throwing, participated in open studio, now what?

Refine your throwing skills while learning advanced techniques in this 6-week intermediate wheel  class. While revisiting basic techniques, expand your throwing skills to include lids, plates, altered pots and larger forms. Glazing will be covered in other classes. Bring your questions and ideas, this is the place to troubleshoot and expand your horizons! Your class fee provides one bag of clay, firing and glazing.

Taught by Jenny, this class meets in the Ceramics Studio at the Art Association.

Class: Beginning Drawing
Sep
21
Oct 12

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 the very core to expressing yourself.

Taught by Jenny Dowd. This 4 week class meets from 1 - 4pm in the Painting Studio at the Art Association of Jackson Hole.

Youth Class: Hand & Wheel
Sep
15
Dec 22

Youth Class: Hand & Wheel

  • Art Association

A little throwing on the wheel + a little handbuilding with clay = a great after school activity for 4 - 8th graders! Taught by Jenny, this class meets weekly in the Art Association Clay Studio.

Class: Beginning Throwing
Sep
15
Oct 27

Class: Beginning Throwing

  • Art Association of Jackson Hole

Enjoy learning to throw on the potter’s wheel during the day in this 7-week class. 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 in the ceramics studio at the Art Association.

Art Fair: Takin' It To The Streets
Sep
11
10:00 am10:00

Art Fair: Takin' It To The Streets

  • Town Square Jackson, WY 83001 USA

Join us for this 1-day local art fair on town square in Jackson, WY. Find art made by local artists, as well as tasty bites from local chefs!  

Aug
31
Dec 16

Class: 2D Design

  • Central Wyoming College

This semester-long class meets on Wednesdays from 8:30 - 11:00am and Fridays from 8:30 - 11:00am.

The class meets at the Center for the Arts, in the ICN Room. For more information contact Central Wyoming College. 307-733-7425

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: Booth #159
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

Sale: RiverFest
Aug
6
10:00 am10:00

Sale: RiverFest

  • City Park

Dowd House Studios will have a booth at RiverFest in Lander, WY. This fair is a fun day in the park with music and lots of art. Come by and see us, booth #13.

 

Workshop: Drawing off the Page
Aug
4
11:00 am11:00

Workshop: Drawing off the Page

  • Teton Arts Council

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. In this one-day workshop we will approach drawing through a mixed media angle while building on pattern and line exercises. 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!

For more information and to sign up, visit: Teton Arts

Class: Glazing: From Ho-Hum to Hooray
Aug
3
Aug 17

Class: Glazing: From Ho-Hum to Hooray

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 bisque-ware that has been filling up your shelves. Firing and glaze included in class cost.

Youth Class: Back to School
Aug
3
10:00 am10:00

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!

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