jowen Maui sculptor and potter Jennifer Owen has been teaching ceramics and visual arts at Maui College since 1995. She exhibits her artwork in juried shows worldwide, and has been published in Ceramics Monthly and Studio Potter magazine.








Image of ceramic       sculpture titled Cactus BlossomImage of ceramic       sculpture of three winged figures with arms upstretched titled       Spirit TripodImage       of sculpture of four different colored ceramic balls in a bamboo       cage titled Caged CairnImage of oblong       ceramic sculpture enclosed in bamboo cage titled Cryssalis

“I am a ceramic artist and teacher at University of Hawaii-Maui College on Maui in Hawaii. There follows a collection of photos of my work. I am interested in networking with other ceramic artists. You can contact me at If you are a ceramic artist coming to Maui, get in touch.  Maybe you’d like to visit one of my classes as a guest artist.  As a ceramics teacher on Maui for the last 25 years, many ceramic artists from around the world have visited my classes, including Dan Anderson, Paulus Berensohn, Doug Casebeer, Tom Collins, Stephen Freedman, David Furman, Jolyon Hofsted, Robin Hopper, Randy and Jan Johnston, George Kokis, David Kuraoka, Peteris Martinsons, Warren McKenzie, Jeff Oestreich, M.C.Richards, Toshiko Takaezu, and Peter Vandenberge.”

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 Jennifer Owen recieved a BA from Princeton University in 1974. She majored in Art History, with a focus in the Visual Arts and in Ceramics Sculpture, and graduated magna cum laude. Her ceramics teacher at Princeton was the internationally acclaimed artist , Toshiko Takaezu, who was born and raised in Hawaii, and grew up in Haiku where Jennifer now lives.

Jennifer earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Oregon in 1978, where she taught Introduction to the Visual Arts and Introductory and Intermediate Ceramics classes since 1995. She has been the head of the ceramics department at the Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center on Maui since 1985.

Jennifer exhibits her work nationally and internationally in juried and invitational shows. Her work has been published in Ceramics Monthly magazine. Recently, three pieces were juried into an international exhibition in Koblenz, Germany, and a fourth piece traveled around the workd (exhibited in nine countries) as part of a sculpture exhibition. Closer yo home, her work has been juried into Artists of Hawaii and Hawaii Craftmen at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, Art Maui at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center, and the Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center’s annual juried show.