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“Doug Jeppesen: Consumed” Reception and Exhibition at the Rockford College Art Gallery

Thursday, October 27, 2011  
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For immediate release – 10/26/11
Rockford College Box Office, 815-226-4100
Contact: Director of Communications Rita Elliott, 815-226-3374

Rockford, Ill., – Rockford College will host the "Doug Jeppesen: Consumed” Exhibition from November 10 - December 10, 2011 in the Rockford College Art Gallery at the Clark Arts Center. Opening Reception is, Thursday, November 10, 2011, 5–7 p.m.. There will be an Artist Talk and Demonstration, Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 6–7 p.m., also in the Art Gallery.

Doug Jeppesen is an Assistant Professor of Art/Ceramics at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois. Jeppesen earned a BFA in Art and a BA in Art History from the University of Tulsa and his MFA from Northern Illinois University. Jeppesen's work has appeared in numerous national exhibitions including Feats of Clay, Strictly Functional and the Wichita National.

In Jeppesen’s striking and tactile hand-thrown ceramic vessels, the artist captures the essence of modern day society while reflecting on the rich history of functional pottery. From a solitary morning cup of coffee to a lively family dinner, the utilitarian pot is a symbol of culture, both past and present.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 3–6 p.m.; Saturday 1–4 p.m. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

The Exhibition is free and open to the public. Clark Arts Center is accessible. For more information, contact the Rockford College Box Office at 815-226-4100.

To see the Fall 2011 list of Art Gallery exhibits visit:  http://www.rockford.edu/?ArtGallery.


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