Artist Bio : Jeff Brown

Jeff Brown

Jeff Brown is an Associate Professor of Art and has been part of the Nicholls family since 2003. He teaches all levels of ceramics and art appreciation. Prior to graduate school, Brown was an artist-in-residence at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Jeff works primarily with clay, exploring both functional pottery and sculptural forms. Since coming to Nicholls, he has built several new kilns including a wood firing kiln. He has also written several grants and has been successful in securing current equipment for use in all ceramic classes. He also builds contemporary furniture and sculpture. His work has been exhibited in regional, national and international exhibitions. Jeff has also presented at the National Conference for Education in the Ceramic Arts and has done workshops on the state and national level.