Mr. Beckley is an Aquinas alumnus and joins our teaching staff this year in the Visual and Performing Arts Department. He has taught Advanced Glassblowing for the last 8 years at San Bernardino Valley College. He has a B.A. in Fine Arts, Glass & Ceramics and an M.A. in Fine Arts, Glass from California State University, San Bernardino. He has also completed Post Graduate work at the International Glass Centre at Dudley College in England. Mr. Beckley has served as an assistant at the Pilchuck Glass School and a teaching assistant at the Corning Museum of Glass. His interests include visiting museums and galleries, attending visiting artist lectures and demonstrations, assisting students with exhibitions, and attending conferences and workshops. He is currently a member of the American Alliance of Museums, the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries, and the International Ceramic Artists Network.