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Jeff Beekman, is a multidisciplinary artist whose artwork since early-2000 has explored the interrelationships between land, memory and human activity.  His work has been exhibited across the U.S., and internationally at venues in New Zealand, Australia, China, Vietnam, England, Italy, Hungary and South Korea.


Jeff Beekman is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art at Florida State University, where he serves as Director of the Foundations and B.A. Programs.


Interview with curator Hye-youn Choi

Dialogist, Vol. III, Issue IV

Other Projects

Prints for Sale at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK



University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, M.F.A. 2005

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, B.F.A. 2000

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (solo & two-person shows marked by asterix)


*If their Lungs Receive our Air (invited), Permanent Professors Gallery, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO 

*Battlefield Project, Polaris Hall, War, Literature & the Arts Conference, Colorado Spring, CO

Landscape Revisited, Sarah Silberman Art Gallery, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

Portraiture, Specto Art Space, Bridgewater, VA


The Portrait, Praxis Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Fieldwork: Shadow & Light, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

*Exploring the Historical and Vintage (2-person exhibition w/ Wayne Bertola), Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery, Alma University, Alma, MI

*Battlefield Project, West Gallery, Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond, FL

*Battlefield Project, East Library, Atlanta, GA

Landscape, Grand and Personal, SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC

Contemporary South, VAE, Raleigh, NC


Exquisite Corpse of the Unknown Veteran, San Francisco Arts Commission Main Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Chicago Artists' Month, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IL   

*Battlefield Project, Margaret Martin Gehman Art Gallery, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA

*Battlefield Project (selected works), Gettysburg Lincoln Railway Station, Gettysburg, PA

Moments, ph21, Budapest, Hungary

Lens 2016, Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL

Untitiled.jpg, Pierro Gallery, Newark, NJ

Branches, Brambles and Roots, View Arts Center, Old Valley Forge, NY

New Artists, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IL



Located Place, Lyon College, Batesville, AR

National 2D Competition, Armstrong Atlantic University, Savannah, GA

Contemporary Photography, CICA Museum, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea



New Prints 2014/Winter Artists, International Print Center, New York, NY

New Prints 2014, Christie’s Auction House Gallery, New York, NY

Collage, (SCENE) Metrospace, East Lansing, MI

International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Art Gallery Le Logge, Assisi, Italy



*Polychrome, Hole Editions Press, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England

From Rembrandt to Pollock to Atget: Celebrating a Collection, UNM Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

ART Now, City Arts Center, Oklahoma City, curator Louise Siddons



Shifting Margins, traveling exhibition: Red Poppy Art Space, San Francisco, CA & Aggregate Space, Oakland, CA

Works in Graphite, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Numerical Notations, Sechrest Art Gallery at High Point University, High Point, NC

Space Race (permanent mural), Yes Space, Beijing, China 

Open House Exhibition, Red Gate Artist Residency, Beijing, China

Scape Exhibition, Village Gallery, Montgomery, AL

23rd National Print & Drawing Exhibition, Gormley Gallery at Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD



Cerebral Departures, Space Camp Gallery, Indianapolis, IN, juror Flounder Lee

Mapable, Space Camp Gallery, Indianapolis, IN, juror Paul Brian Miller

Art. Science. Body: How art and science merge to create identity narratives, Stoop Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

North Braddock Meeting Center & Community Garden Construction, North Braddock, PA

* Recent Drawings, at Embree Art Studio, Oklahoma City, OK

7AP7A, Christopher West Presents, Indianapolis, IN



Sustain, Gallery at the University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL, juror: Terry Tempest Williams

Forest, Atrium Gallery, Waiariki Institute of Technology, Rotorua, New Zealand -directed collaborative gallery intervention 



Dispersal/Return, University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Paperworks, University Art Gallery at the University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

* Here Be Monsters, Legends Gallery, Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro, GA

’09 Faculty Show, Lightwell Gallery, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK



Dogearred, Perdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Love/Hate, Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville & Hole Editions Press, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England

Unfamiliar Ground, Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, Georgia juror: Paula Katz, Assistant Curator of Art at the Columbus Museum of Art

* Recent Drawings, Legends Gallery, Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro, GA

Recent Acquisitions, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

21st Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, juror’s mention award

Intervals, Dimensions Gallery, Savannah, GA, two-person show with Travis Linville



Enkaiko: Works in s Encaustic, Legends Gallery, Averitt Center for the Arts, GA

Visiting Exhibition, Saigon Open City, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam  



* Stand Still, Machina Gallery, Gallup, NM

* Tracings, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM



Transitions: Albuquerque Contemporary, 512 Art Space, Albuquerque, NM juror: Laura Steward Heon (Director/Curator of Site Santa Fe), juror’s choice & merit award

* Meditation on the Pain of Others, John Sommers Gallery, UNM, Albuquerque, NM



Hallowed (work about the sacred), John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

Fecund, Trevor Lucero Studio, Albuquerque, NM

Dream of Pavlov’s Dog, ASA Gallery, Albuquerque, NM



Land Arts 2002 Exhibition, Traveling Exhibition: John Sommers Gallery, UNM, Albuquerque, NM and Creative Research Lab, UT-Austin, TX



8th Annual Juried Graduate Exhibition, Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, juror: Lucy Lippard

Art About the Invasion, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM



Kite Show, Magnifico Art Center, Albuquerque, NM



Senior Ceramics BFA Exhibition, J.Wayne Reitz Union at the UF, Gainesville, FL

Arnold Palmer’s Balls: video exhibition Putt-Putt Gallery, Gainesville, FL



Annual Student Juried Art Exhibition, University Gallery, UF, Gainesville, FL, juror Akio Takamori, received honorable mention



The Sex Show, The Depot Art Space, Gainesville, FL

President’s Skybox, Ben Hill Griffith Stadium at the UF, Gainesville, FL



Battlefield Series, Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery, Alma University, Alma, MI

Battlefield Series, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, Atlanta, GA

Artist Talk, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

A Macro Perspective, at FATE Conference, Kansas City, MO


Artist Talk, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA


Artist Talk, FSU Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL

Drawing Now, at FATE Conference, Indianapolis, IN



Graduate meetings with students at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Artist Talk, Renmin University, Beijing, China

U.S. Art Foundation Pedagogical Models, Renmin University, Beijing, China



Television Interview on KSBI’s “Oklahoma Live”


Artist Talk, Waiariki Institute of Technology, Rotorua, New Zealand


Artist Talk, Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL



Artist Talk, Center for Art & Theatre, Statesboro, GA


Artist Talk, Sai Gon Thanh Pho Mo/Saigon Open City, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Jeff’s Problem: A Hyper-interactive Approach to Multidisciplinary Education, at NMHEAR Conference, Las Cruces, NM

State of the Arts, Radio Interview on KGLP (Gallup Public Radio) Arts Program


Artist Talk, Magnifico Art Space, Albuquerque, NM lecture requested for Transitions: Albuquerque Contemporary juror’s choice award


Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro, GA 

Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts                   

Georgia Southern University

Pueblo Isleta Indian Reservation, NM                         

Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville

University of Florida                                                    

University of New Mexico Art Museum

University of New Mexico – Gallup




Broken Ground: New Directions in Land Art, Florida State University Museum of Art, Tallahassee, FL



Simultaneous Perspective, Lightwell Gallery, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, works by Julie Anand, Damon Sauer, & Romy Owens



Legends: Michael Braz, Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro, GA



Re:Visioning Vietnam, Legends Gallery, Averitt Center for the Arts, GA

Full Circle: Works by Julie Anand and Damon Sauer, Ingham Chapman Gallery, UNM – G, Gallup, NM



Bodies at Rest, Bodies in Motion, Ingham Chapman Gallery, UNM– G, Gallup, NM, exhibition of eleven figurative artists

Invisible Invaders: Works by John Hitchcock, Ingham Chapman Gallery, UNM –G, Gallup, NM



Nizoni: Works by Glory Tacheenie-Campoy, Ingham Chapman Gallery, UNM-G, Gallup, NM



Landscape Revisited (exhibition catalog), Montgomery University, Rockville, MD


Field Work: Shadow and Light (exhibition catalog), Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

Battle of Atlanta Commemoration Late Update for July (magazine article), Porch Press, August 2017, text & images, front page 

Art show at Atlanta library showcases Civil War battlefield sites (newspaper article), Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 8, 2017, text & images

Broken Ground: New Directions in Land Art (exhibition catalogue), FSU Museum of Fine Arts Press (I wrote the curatorial essay)

50: University of New Mexico Art Museum, 50th Anniversary, (Highlights from the Collection) (book), UNM Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM


New Media Art 2017: Back to Nature (book), CICA Museum Press, Seoul, South Korea

Dialogist, Vol. III, Issue IV (online journal) 

Battlefield Project, Riverblood Magazine (Quarterly), Issue no. 4, Riverblood Press, Kansas City, MO, feature article w/ images & text 

Artist Jeff Beekman Makes Projections on Gettysburg Landscape (newspaper article), 72 Hours, June 26, 2016, pgs. 16-17, text & images

Jeff Beekman Memorializes Fallen Soldiers... (newspaper article), Frederick News-Post, June 30, 2016, text & images

Special Projection Event During Reenactment Weekend (newspaper article), Gettysburg Times, June 23, pg. B8, text & images

C.A.N. People: Jeff Beekman's Battlefield, online interview with curator Hyeyoun Choi, hosted by CICA Museum, Seoul, South Korea


News of the Print World, Art in Print, Vol. 3, #5, pg. 41, text & image (magazine article), these 9 pgs also showcase projects by Tacita Dean, Julie Mehretu, Jim Dine, Peter Doig, Chris Ofili, Lorna Simpson, Richard Serra, & Tracey Emin


Q&A Jeffrey Beekman (article), Norman Transcript, Nov. 11 edition, pg. 13 with text and image



LAND/ART: New Mexico (book), essays by Lucy Lippard, William Fox, Kathleen Shields & Bill Gilbert, Radius Books, pg. 112, w/ images & text


Land Arts of the American West exhibition catalog, University of New Mexico, w/ images and text



LOVE/HATE, a small-run book of ten printmakers, printed by Master Lithographer Lee Turner of Hole Editions Press, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK & Todd Anderson, Asst. Professor of Printmaking at Southern Illinois University –Edwardsville

Jeff Beekman (article), by Eric Whitaker, in “This, That and the Other” magazine, November issue

21st Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, catalog, pg. 9, image of work



Water Library, by Basia Irland, University of New Mexico Press, pg. 172



Bodies in Motion, Bodies at Rest, Gallup Independent Newspaper article




FSU COFRS Grant ($14,000), to support Battlefield Project: USCT


FSU AHPEG Grant ($19,800), catalogue publication for Broken Ground exhibit



FSU Planning Grant ($13,000), to support Battlefield Project, at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, VA



FSU First Year Assistant Professor Award ($20,000), to support Assisi Project, at Studio Arte Ginestrelle, in Assisi, Italy



OU Junior Faculty Grant ($4,146), to support Hole Editions Project, in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England



OU Presidential International Travel Fellowship ($1,650), visiting scholar at Renmin University, Beijing, China



OU Over $1200 Grant ($7,000), to support Braddock Project, in collaboration with Transformazeum Artist Group, Braddock, PA  



OU Over $1200 Grant ($4,679.36), to support Forest, Waiariki Institute of Technology, in Rotorua, NZ


2013 – present  

Assistant Professor, Director of Foundations & BA Programs, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL


2009 - 2013        

Assistant Professor of Foundations, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK      


2006 - 2009        

Temporary Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA


2005 - 2006        

Visiting Lecturer, University of New Mexico-Gallup, Gallup, NM


2003 - 2005        

Adjunct Instructor, University of New Mexico-Gallup, Gallup, NM

2002 - 2005        

Instructor of Record, University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM

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