Jim Beckman started with outside-the-box artwork in 2000 after retiring from a construction business. He is a graduate engineer from Yale University and lives in the Park Hill area of Fort Worth.

He also writes novels and screenplays under the name J. Fred Beckman. See the web site, jfredbeckman.com.

His art has been displayed in the Fine Arts Museum of Santa Fe. The glass portraits have won First Prize and Best of Show.

Artwork that Jim produces includes: