Our Mentors
One-on-one support and guidance is key to Joslyn's Kent Bellows Mentoring Program. Our enthusiastic mentors have exceptional professional backgrounds and love working with — and being inspired by! — their students.

To be considered for an artist mentorship, please click here to submit an application.

If you have questions, please contact Weston Thomson, Community Outreach Manager, at
(402) 661-3891 or by email.

Current Artist Mentors

Clay Media Program
Artist Mentor: Amy Nelson

Fashion Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Dan Richters


Digital Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Daniel Dorner


Eco Arts Program

Artist Mentor: Samantha Braaten

Multimedia Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Ben Jones


Critical Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Seth Johnson

Urban Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Aaron Price


Artist-in-Residence Program
Artist Mentors:

  • Phil Hawkins 
  • Pam Hinson
  • Matthew Jones
  • Rachel Mindrup
  • Katrina Swanson
  • Barb Simcoe