Jill Rowan

Michigan Fine Arts Competition

By JillRowan ¦ May 4, 2014

Origins Ceramic Art - JillRowan.comOrigins Ceramic Art - JillRowan.comTwo of my newest pieces were just accepted into the 32nd Annual Michigan Fine Arts Competition at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center! To the far left is Origins and on the right is Elixir. The pieces will be displayed from Friday, May 16 until July 11, 2014. The opening is Friday, May 16 from 6pm until 8pm. There will be a reception and awards presentation - I hope you are in the area and able to atend. There will also be a lecture by the juror, DJ Hellerman at 11am on Saturday, May 17. It expected to last about an hour. I hope to win first prize but just being included in this exhibition is a big honor. If I win any awards you will find out first here! I have also updated my gallery page to include my newest 2014 pieces. Please take a look at what I've been up to!

The Birmingham Bloomfield Arc Center (BBAC) is located at 1615 S. Cranbrook Rd., Birmingham, MI. If you are unable to make the opening the exhibition will be open during regular business hours - typically 9am to 6pm. Find out more about the Michigan Fine Arts Competetion and the other artists partcipating here: BBAC Art Center.

The Art Gallery at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts

By JillRowan ¦ March 15, 2014

Origins Ceramic Art - JillRowan.comFrom March 6, 2014 through April 30, 2014 I have a selection of ceramic sculptures on display at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts. I have included 3 new pieces of work and some fan favorites also. To the left of this post is a sample of one of my latest pieces that is on display, named "Origins". It is glazed porcelain and measures about 20 inches tall and 14 inches wide. A 2014 gallery page will be added to the website soon which will include all of my latest pieces. I hope you cannot wait for the pictures though and you stop by my exhibition before it closes!

The gallery is located at 44575 Garflield Road, Clinton Township, Michigan and is open when the building is open - typically 9am to 9pm on the weekdays. My pieces are on display along with two other artists, Sabrina Nelson and Senghor Reid. Find more information about the gallery here: The Art Gallery.

Slow Lunch at Cathedral Square

By JillRowan ¦ September 12, 2013

As part of the Art Prize 2013 contest I will be giving a one hour (or so) presentation of my art, education and travels throughout the years. I will be discussing my time abroad in Syria, Turkey and Egypt along with my artistic development from my undergraduate days at St. Olaf College to my gradaute studies at Cranbrook Academy of Art and, of course, what I have been up to lately. An open dicussion will follow where participants are free to ask questions about my career and any of the pieces they enjoyed at Art Prize. Lunch will be provided courtesty of Cathedral Square. The presentation will begin at 11am on September 16, 2013. Hope to see you there!

Find more information here: Slow Lunch at Art Prize 2013

Art Prize.org & Cathedral Square

By JillRowan ¦ July 6, 2013

One of my sculptural/hand built pieces, Conform, was accepted into Art Prize's annual show. My piece will be on display at Cathedral Square (Grand Rapids, MI) from September 18, 2013 through October 6, 2013. To see more information about my piece and where you can see view it in person check out ArtPrize.org.

Welcome back to Jill Rowan.com!

By JillRowan ¦ May 1, 2013

Please check back frequently for my latest portfolio, gallery and news updates.

Transitions at St. Clair County Community College

By JillRowan ¦ August 5, 2012

I have a solo gallery exhibition called "Transitions" coming up at St. Clair County Community College. The opening will be August 19, 2012 and my pieces will be on display until October 3, 2012. Please stop by at your own liesure to enjoy the pieces; there is no admission and the gallery is open during normal school/building hours. See more information about the event (including locations and times) here.