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
Daniel Dorner is a digital artist, animator, and programmer with over 10 years of industry experience. He currently works as a Media Design Specialist creating work for television, print, web, and mobile platforms.
Eco Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Samantha Braaten
Multimedia Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Satid Kippenberger
Critical Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Seth Johnson
Urban Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Alex Roskelly
Phil Hawkins — Artist statement: As line builds and intersects with each other, a consistent connection forms an organized space that comes to life. The relationship between each element brings the next to life complimenting progession of scale and equality.
Rachel Mindrup is a professional artist and art educator. Her current painting practice is about the study of the figure and portraiture in contemporary art and its relation to medicine. Her artwork is held in many private collections including those of Primatologist Jane Goodall and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.