Jennifer C Beetem

Art + Conservation

Jennifer Beetem is an emerging art conservator, artist, art historian and web designer. This portfolio was last thoroughly updated in 2021 and will relaunch in August 2022. Please be patient with display errors here as I experiment with display code and migrate content to the new website.

Photograph of a brown haired woman with pale skin at a workbench using a metal spatula to separate lining material from the back side of a photograph. Next to her is a warm tacking iron to heat the spatula.

Art Conservation

The climate crisis motivates me to pursue training in art conservation. My pre-program progress has included internships in the conservation of paper and photographs, objects conservation, objects, textiles, architectural materials, field conservation of archaeological materials and preventive conservation.

Studio Art

Jennifer Beetem makes art in many different media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, wood carving, basket weaving, and sewing. View selections from her screen printing portfolio here.

Art History

Jennifer Beetem earned her Art History MA from the University of Washington - Seattle. Her research areas include original prints, sculpture, artists’ writings, international modernism and modernist art periodicals, and the Bauhaus School. She enjoys bringing technology to art history in 3D visualizations and online exhibitions.

Web Design

Tidy, functional web design, from static Jekyll sites to customized Omeka and WordPress themes.