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Oct. 27-Dec. 5: Ceramics exhibit by Doug Jeppesen

FREDERICK, Md.—A ceramic artist who has displayed his work in several national exhibitions will be featured at Hood College Oct. 27 through Dec. 5.

Doug Jeppesen’s show, “Consumed,” will feature functional wood-fired ceramics. It will take place in the Hodson Gallery in the Tatem Arts Center, which is open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. A reception is scheduled for Oct. 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. with an artist talk at 6 p.m.

Jeppesen is an associate professor of art and ceramics at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois. He earned his Master of Fine Arts from Northern Illinois University after earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and a Bachelor of Arts in art history from the University of Tulsa. His work has appeared in numerous national exhibitions including Feats of Clay, Strictly Functional and the Wichita National. He was a presenter at the International Wood Fire Conference hosted by Northern Arizona University and most recently at the second European Wood Fire Conference at Guldagergaard International Research Center in Skaelskor, Denmark.

He will also hold a workshop Oct. 26-30, which will be a study in wood firing with information on stoking patterns, heat rise and firing theory, wadding composition and placement, loading and stacking procedures, types of woods, and the effects of oxidation and reduction cycles. The workshop costs $300, and registration is available at

For more information on Jeppesen’s exhibit and workshop, contact Jenna Gianni at or 301-696-3285.