In addition to our Resident Artists, the LUX Center also employs local and regional artists and professionals to lecture, run workshops and educate the community. If you are interested in teaching for the LUX Center, contact Lindsey Clausen, Director of Education, or download the instructor application PDF and submit your information.

Margaret Berry

Margaret Berry received a Bachelor of Arts from Creighton University and a Master of Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She began painting in encaustic (hot wax) in 2003 and is a board member of International Encaustic Artists. She has developed her own series of traveling workshops called Hot Wax/Cool Art™ which has been presented in Florida, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa as well as Nebraska. Berry currently serves as an artist-in-residence for the Nebraska Arts Council while also teaching in her home studio. Margaret teaches encaustics workshops for adults at LUX Center for the Arts.

Learn more about Margaret at www.margaretberryart.com.

Jordan Buschur

Jordan Buschur received her MFA in painting from Brooklyn College, the City University of New York. She studied at the Chautauqua School of Art, NY and the Rhode Island School of Design and completed her BA in painting at Goshen College in Indiana . Her work has been exhibited internationally; including shows at the Toledo Museum of Art,  Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York , NY and Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York , NY.  She was a resident artist at the Vermont Studio Center and is a current Artist-in-Residence in painting at the LUX Center. Ms. Buschur is an instructor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a member of the summer faculty at Interlochen Center for the Arts in northern Michigan where she teaches painting, drawing and book arts.  Her work can be seen on her website: www.jordanbuschur.com

Lindsey Clausen

Lindsey Clausen grew up in Lincoln and is currently pursuing a BFA in Studio Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Clausen has worked her way up at the LUX Center from a student, to a volunteer teaching assistant and to one of our Art Van deLUX instructors. Her passion is to work with youth to develop their skills and inspire them to learn about the rich history of art.


Katie Taylor Frisch

Katie Taylor Frisch holds a BA in Psychology of Religious Belief and Women’s Studies and an MA in Textiles, Clothing and Design from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She works in nuno felt, handmade paper, and handbound books. She teaches Surface Design on Textiles at UNL and community classes through a variety of organizations. Katie is an Artist in Schools/Communities with the Nebraska Arts Council, and recently finished an AiS/C residency in conjunction with the Lincoln Arts Council and Riley Elementary School (http://www.artscene.org/katie-frisch-spotlight/). She is the owner/designer of FeedingTheLake.com where she sells one-of-a-kind handbound books featuring handmade paper and hand dyed/printed fabric covers.

Nora Rolf

Nora Rolf received her BFA from Concordia University in Seward, NE.  Nora is a mixed media artist who works with drawing, sculpture, and installation.  She is interested in the process of mark making, whether it be with line drawing, painting or the three dimensional marks that are created by positive and negative space.  Nora has been an Art Van deLUX instructor since early 2010 and will be teaching youth and adult classes this Summer!


Jess Starkel

Jess Starkel was born in Omaha, NE. She studied English and Fine Art at Nebraska Wesleyan University before earning her masters degree, with honors, in jewelry & metalsmithing from Rhode Island School of Design in 2004. Jess’s work has been shown at SOFA, New York and in Metalsmith magazine. Jess teaches jewelry making classes for adults at LUX Center for the Arts. She will also be presenting rubber casting demonstrations and a lecture on her work during the Art of Fine Craft Conference in October 2009.


Trudie Teijink

Trudie Teijink was born and raised in Amsterdamn, the Netherlands. She earned her BFA at the Amsterdam College of Fine Arts. Teijink spent a semester at the Higher Institute of Find Arts in Ghent (Belgium) and continued her education as an indepentent student at the College of Fine Arts in Utrecht. After living and working in Greece and Germany for several year, she moved to Lincoln in 2001. Teijink earned her MFA at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010 and was an artist-in-residence in printmaking at the LUX Center. She teaches community youth and adult classes.


Aileen Wiles

Aileen Wiles grew up in Gillette, Wyoming. She received a BFA in studio art with an emphasis in printmaking from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2006. Her work explores various printmaking methods such as screen printing and woodcuts. She also enjoys painting, wood burning and creating handmade books. Aileen became an instructor at the LUX  in 2009 and teaches classes for youth and adults in drawing, painting and printmaking.