Awards

The Kachelofen in Scotland, Three Glens won Scotish Design Award 2014 in Sustainable Design.

2014 Masonry Heater Association Design Contest. Bake Oven Design/Build Category: 2nd Place

2013 Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant for solo exhibition at the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery (2014).

Canada Council for the Arts

2013 Ontario Arts Council Project Grant for solo exhibition at the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery (2014).

Ontario Arts Council

2013 Masonry Heater Association Design Contest. Bake Oven Design/Build Category: 2nd Place for the Bake Oven in Easton, MD

2013 Ontario Arts Council Project Grant

2012 Masonry Heater Association Design Contest 2012. Masonry Heater Category: 2nd Place for the Oven of Fire and Myth

2011 Masonry Heater Association Design Contest 2011. Bake Oven Category: 1st Place for the Red Cooking Stove

2009 Ontario Arts Council Exhibit assistant grant, to install Kachelofen at "ArtPrize" in Grand Rapids Michigan, USA

2009 Ontario Arts Council Project Grant

2008 YMCA/YWCA Nomination for Women of Distinction in Arts and Culture

2007 Ontario Arts Council Exhibit assistant grant, to install Kachelofen at the Faculty Show at Rails End Gallery

2007 YMCA/YWCA Nomination for Women of Distinction in Arts and Culture

Press & Publications:

Article in Japanese Woodburning Stove Magazine: Warm but cool woodstove Life June edition 2014.

Article in Fusion magazine: Jessica Steinhauser, Kachelofen.

Newspaper article with Jessica in Ito, Japan. First Masonry heater in Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka pref. Martin Pearson,Aki Yoshimizu, Kada Yuichi, Brian Klipfel in Ito-shi, Japan. June 2014

Review of exhibition at the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo Chronicle

ArtFocus (article in the Gorge Cinema publication): A Major Solo Exhibition entitled Jessica Steinhauser: Kachelöfen opens in March at the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery in Waterloo

Fusion Magazine, a magazine for clay and glass Cover, and Profile on Jessica Steinhaüser

Inhabit.com, Scotland's Three Glens House Exceeds UK Energy Standards… (mentioning Jessica's Oven)

World Architecture News, (article includes image of Kachelofen)

Cerom.com, Austria, Article on Bake-oven built in Easton, MD

Kachelofen Coming Up Dwell Magazine Online, October 2012

Guelph Potter Develops Hot New Market Guelph Tribune, March 2012

Building on a hot idea - Grand Magazine, November 2011

Article in Austrian Newspaper BezirksRundschau Scharding, December 2011

A traditional heart(h) for a modernist home - The Globe and Mail, May 2010

Kachelofen concept heating up - Guelph Mercury, September 2009

The Kachelofen, its time has come again Ceramics Monthly, December 2007

Selected recent exhibitions

2011 Oven of Fire and Myth, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ont. (solo exhibit)

2004-2012 Potters Market, Founder/Organizer/Participant, Guelph, Ont. (juried group show)

2010 Masterworks Southwest, Tom Thompson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ont.; Burdette Gallery, Orton, Ont.; Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ont.; Greenwood Quiltery & Gallery, Guelph, Ont.; Station Arts Centre, Tillsonburg,Ont. (juried group exhibition of contemporary craft)

2010 1001 Pots, Kinya Ishikawa Gallery, Val-David, Québec (green kachelofen, juried group show)

2009 ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, Michigan, (juried group show)

2008-10 1001 Pots, Val-David, Québec (juried group show)

2009 Powerplay, Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, Ont. (invited group show)

2009 20 Below-32 Above, Minnesota State University Moorhead (invited group show)

Teaching and Guest Speaking

2013 Contemporary Design: Taking Your Vessels to the Next Level, London Potters Guild

2012 Teapot Design Techniques, Haliburton School of the Arts

2011 Art Talk, Macdonald Stewart Art Gallery, Guelph

2011 Ceramic Processes III, IV, Haliburton School of The Arts certificate program

2011 Guest speaker at Hamilton Potters Guild, Dundas

2010 Ceramic Mold Making, Haliburton School of the Arts certificate program

2010 Art Talk, Masterworks Southwest, Greenwood Quiltery & Gallery, Guelph

2009 First Guest Presenter at the new London Potters Guild, London

2009 Haliburton School of the Arts, throwing intermediate and advanced. Art talk: "The Kachelofen" its history, and my journey trying to bring it to Canada

2009 Haliburton School of the Arts, Contemporary Design and traditional Technique

2009 Guest presenter at the Potters guild in Mississauga

2009 Teaching at Waterloo Potter's Workshop

2007 Haliburton School of the Arts, Mold making for Ceramic, certificate Program

2007 Haliburton School of the Arts, Contemporary Design and traditional

2007 Lecture and Workshop at Haliburton School of the Arts, Ceramics for the Professional Potter

2006 Haliburton School of the Arts, Contemporary Design and Traditional Technique (1 week course)

2005 Founder of the Potters Market in Guelph

2000 Dundas Potters Guild, Dundas

1998 Brampton Potters Guild, Brampton

1993 Lecture at Staatliche Keramikfachschule, Landshut, Germany


Commissions and Private Collections:

2013 Kachelofen, Cooking stove, Bryn Athyn, PA, USA (private collection)

2013 Kachelofen, Cooking stove, Chesapeake Bay, MD, USA (private collection)

2012 Kachelofen, Neil Gourley, Cairn Valley, Scotland, UK (private collection)

2011 Green Round Kachelofen, Jannette Fischer, Santa Fe, NM (private collection)

2010 Blue Kachelofen & Red Tischherd, Marko Duic, Toronto, Ont. (private collection)

2010 Kachelofen, Halbert Gober, Guelph(private collection)

2008 Kachelofen, Ian Findlay, Guelph(private collection)

1996-2008 Teapots (6) & Clock, David and Vivian Campbell, Toronto(private collection)

2006 Paintings, Terroir La Cachette Restaurant & Wine Bar at Strewn Winery, Niagara-on-the-Lake (corporate collection)

2005 Donor Wall, Guelph Community Health Centre (public commission)

2004 Donor Wall (mosaic), Guelph Youth Music Centre (public commission)

2002 Inlaid Tile Bar Top (20 in length), Terroir La Cachette Restaurant & Wine Bar at Strewn Winery, NiagaraontheLake (corporate collection)

2002 Donor Wall, Guelph Community Health Centre (public commission)

Shows and Exhibits:

2010 Masterworks Southwest, Touring March - December Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario

2009 "ArtPrize" Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

2009 Powerplay, Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, Ontario

2009 "20 Below-32 Above" Minnesota State University Moorhead, Department of Art & Design, Minnesota, USA

2008 Private Sale in Rowayton, Connecticut, USA

2008 Art Gallery of Hamilton

2008,2009 Operetta Set Designer,Mikado,The Wizard of Oz, SOSI, Wilfried Laurier University in Waterloo

2008, 2009 1001 Pots in ValDavid, Quebec

2007 Framed, Painting, Mac Donald Steward Art Centre, Guelph

2006, 2007 Faculty Show, Rails End Gallery, Haliburton

2003 Art of the Casserole, London

2003 Artist in Residence, Guelph Spring Festival

1988-2009 One of a Kind Show in Toronto, Out door Art Exhibit in Toronto


Education:

2009 Stone carving workshop with Nick Fairplay, Guelph

2004 Working with oven builders in Austria.

1989-2009 Owner and Operator of Stonehouse Pottery in downtown Guelph.

1988 Immigrated to Canada at age twenty-two to further develop her skills and to become a professional potter.

1985-1988 Specialized potter apprenticeship in Staatl. Keramikfachschule (State School for Ceramics), Landshut, Germany. Jessica completed three years of training in pottery prior to receiving her designation as a Graduate Journeyman Potter

1984-1985 Practicum in pottery at Staatl. Fachschule für Gestatung (State School for Art and Design), Nürnberg, Germany

1982-1983 Spent a year at a high school in Grand Rapids, Michigan as an exchange student learning English and taking courses in pottery

1981-1984 Wirtschaftschule, Nürnberg, Germany


 

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