Jeff Beekman is a multi-disciplinary artist and teacher. As an artist, materials and processes utilized are dependent upon the conceptual ideas being explored. Recurrent themes include a meditational approach toward a work's creation, an appreciation for good craft, and in all cases an empathetic investigation of subjects investigated. Included with each of the artworks within is a specific statement regarding the intentions and/or process of making.
Jeff Beekman received his BFA in Ceramics from the University of Florida, and his MFA in 3D from the University of New Mexico. He has previously held positions at the University of New Mexico - Gallup, Georgia Southern University, and the University of Oklahoma. He is currently Director of the Foundations and BA Programs at Florida State University.