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Doug Jeppesen

Biography to Display: 


1993 BFA, BA University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1997 MFA Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois


1996-1998 Instructor, Kishwaukee Community College, Malta, Illinois

2011—Associate Professor of Art and Ceramics, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Illinois



Doug Jeppesen uses stoneware to make a wide range of functional work.  The majority is thrown then altered by paddling, carving and cutting away layers of clay.  Jeppesen specializes in wood firing. Jeppsen teaches at Waubonsee Community College where he built a number of wood kilns including one of three Anagama kilns in Illinois.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Crossman Gallery, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin

Kishwaukee College, Malta, Illinois

Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, Arizona

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida

Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Illinois


Bibliography to Display: 

Hluch, Kevin. American iPottery. ttps://

Salamoni, Amedeo. Wood Fired Ceramics: 100 Contemporary Artists. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2013.

“Strictly Functional.” Clay Times 15, no. 83 (September/October 2009).

“Time and Place.” The Studio Potter 43, no. 1 (Winter/Spring 2014-15). 




Typical Marks
Teabowl II
Date: 2014
Materials: Stoneware
Surface Technique: Woodfire

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified May 20, 2023.