Nicholls State University

Jeff Brown

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Ceramics
Office Phone: 985-448-4593
Office Location: 235 Talbot


A.A., Daytona Beach Community College
B.F.A., University of Florida
M.F.A., Ohio University


ART 231 Beginning Ceramics
ART 331 Intermediate Ceramics I
ART 332 Intermediate Ceramics II
ART 333 Intermediate Ceramics Workshop
ART 431 Advanced Ceramics I
ART 432 Advanced Ceramics II
ART 433 Advanced Ceramics Workshop

Exhibitions Coordinator for Dane Ledet Art Gallery and Chauvin Sculpture Studio


Jeff Brown has been part of the Nicholls family since 2003. He teaches all levels of ceramics and art appreciation. He also codirects the Ameen Art Gallery and is co-advisor for the University Ceramics Club. Prior to teaching here at Nicholls Jeff worked at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN as a program assistant and studio manager.

Associate Professor Brown works primarily with clay, exploring both functional pottery and sculptural forms. He also builds contemporary furniture and sculpture. His work has been exhibited in regional, national and international exhibitions.


Jeff has generated over $130,000 in grant funds for the Art Department in the Ceramics Lab over his tenure at Nicholls
Co-assisted in the successful fundraising event of the annual “Pottery Sale” sponsored by the University Ceramics Club
Apple Award recipient for “Outstanding Faculty Advisor of a Student Organization”
Exhibits artwork regionally and nationally

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