Donna Jeanne Koepp - Artist
I'm a native Nevadan who has created one form of art or craft since I was a kid. I always come back to drawing, painting and using animals as my subjects. My love of vintage oddities, whether old sheet music or oil cans, have surfaced in my recent work.
I developed a creative strategy that keeps me fresh and working. I arrive at my art space, White Wolf Studio, every morning at 5am. I dive right into the project at hand. Whether sewing a quirky sculpture or painting a beloved pet, I get a few hours in of continuous work. I find my creative muse is fully awake before my inner critic begins to stir.
I believe I'm afflicted by a condition I refer to as Multiple Muse Disorder. Which simply means I'm a life learner. I'm always struck by new ideas, new techniques or any inspiration that grabs me. I've learned to rein it in though and strive to create with combinations of techniques that keep my muses happy.
Instructing at Copper Cat Studio
Why Gouache, June 1, 2023
and July 18, 2923
Sigh Up HERE.
Trash to Treasurers Challenge, Reno Quilt Show, June 15-17, 2023, Grand Sierra Resort INFORMATION
Gouache Demonstration, Sierra Watercolor Society, January 13, 2024, 1-3pm
Reno Marketplace INFORMATION
2023 Choose Your Poison, a Wedge Outside the Box, UNR, Fabric Sculpture
2023 Senior Artists Exhibit, McKinley Arts Center, Gouache Painting
2022 Dolls and Effigies, a Wedge Outside the Box, UNR, Fabric Sculpture
2020-2021 Pandemic Shutdown
2019 Wild Women at Work, Summit Mall, Mixed Media
2018 Wild Women at Play, UNR, Mixed Media
2018 Wild Women Demos, TMCC, Mixed Media
2018 Mothers of Invention, Wedge Ceramic Studio, Gouache on Vintage Paper
2017 City of Trembling Leaves, UNR, Watercolor on Paper
2017 Wild Women-Alphabet, Summit Mall, Watercolor on Paper
2017 Identity, TMCC, Mixed Media and Acrylic Paint
2017 Rural Circus, TMCC, Needle Felt, Mixed Media
2017 It's About Time, Wedge Ceramic Studio, Needle Felt on Vintage Finds
2017 Beverly and Her Stuff, a Wedge Outside the Box, UNR, Mixed Media
2016 Wild Women-Over the Moon, Gouache on Paper
edible RENO-TAHOE, COOKS! Vol.11/No.3 2020