Our Mentors

"The program gives me hope in the future of our community and the art world. I love teaching and mentoring. It is the most rewarding thing I have ever done."
- KBMP Mentor


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, Kent Bellows Mentoring Program Director, at
(402) 661-3891 or by email.

Current Artist Mentors

Clay Media Program
Artist Mentor: Tracy Shell

Fashion Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Buf Reynolds

Digital Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Ken Keys

Critical Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Launa Bacon

Urban Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Hugo Zamorano

Music Arts Program
Artist Mentor: Andy Garlock
KBMP Soundcloud Link

Printmaking Program

Artist Mentor: Dan Crane

Mixed Media Program
Artist Mentor: Sarah Rowe
Artist Mentor: Megan McLeay

Painting Program

Artist Mentor: Katrina Swanson
Artist Mentor: Barb Simcoe

Sculpture Program
Artist Mentor: Angie Seykora
Artist Mentor: Jesse Ross

Open Studio Program:
Artist Mentor: Matt Jones

Off-site Programs
Artist Mentor: Laurie Sewell-Muller
Artist Mentor: Teri Rosario