Jeffie Brewer grew up in a small, rural town in East Texas. The son of eccentric junk yard owners, he learned to spot beauty in the mundane. As he developed an array of industrial skills he also discovered he had a knack for drawing. Those early revelations have influenced his artistic trajectory ever since.
Jeffie earned an MFA in sculpture and metals and an MA in sculpture and painting. He also holds a BFA in drawing, printmaking and jewelry making. Jeffie taught a wide range of undergraduate and graduate level art classes from 1998-2019, from sculpture to typography to expressive drawing.
Since his first exhibition in 1998, his work has appeared in both solo and group shows across North America, Mexico and Japan.
In addition to his academic career, Jeffie has utilized his artistic talents as an illustrator and designer for an advertising firm and is the founder and president of the design and fabrication company, Orange Cat.
A true renaissance man Jeffie’s interests include teaching, golf, dogs, plants, the letter Z, fresh figs, harmony, tulips, the tango, long runs, fresh cut grass and the color teal to name a few.