Alum Video Stories | Jeff de Boer

Independent Visual Arts Outsider Disrupter

Meet our alumni and learn how their studies at AUArts have influenced their career paths and how they are helping shape the world of art, craft and design. AUArts Alumni Video Stories is a new video series sharing life after university.

Alum Jeff de Boer, Dip ’88, Jewellery and Metals is best known for his authentic suits of armour for cats and mice that are collected internationally. From creating small jewellery through his company Armet Canada to large public works, Jeff has completed over 3,000 projects. His public work can be found throughout Alberta, in multiple locations from parks and hospitals, to museums, shopping malls and airports.
Learn why Jeff thinks those with an arts education are more open, develop more complex communities and ask more "why" questions.