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Mr. Mike Beckley » About


Name: Michael Beckley

Teaching since: 2005

Teaching at AHS since: 2018

Department: VPA


  • B.A. at CSUSB in Studio Arts with a concentration in Ceramics/Glass.
  • Post Grad at International Glass Centre, Dudley College, England. 
  • M.A. at CSUSB in Studio Arts with a concentration in Glass.


Recent trainings/professional development: Extended Education CSUSB in Ceramics

Professional memberships: International Ceramics Artists Networks

About: Enjoys making/fabricating in a variety of mediums including ceramics and glassblowing. When Mr. Beckley is not teaching at Aquinas he works at the RAFFMA museum at CSUSB where he is a Preparator, assisting designers/curators and fabricating elements for exhibitions. Mr. Beckley and his wife Lisa are both alumni of Aquinas (Class of ‘91), and 3 daughters who attend/ed Aquinas (Classes of ‘20, ‘23, ‘24). In his free time, Mr. Beckley enjoys fly fishing and traveling.