Jordan Buschur received her M.F.A. 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 B.A. 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
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.
Bart has an M.F.A. degree from University of Georgia (2008) and a B.F.A degree from Arizona State University (1996). He works in the artistic disciplines of painting, drawing, printmaking, papermaking, photography, and sculpture. His goal is to combine the continued development of his artwork with teaching art to others. His artistric work explores human existence in time and space. Specific issues relate to universal ideas through representational and abstract approaches to form. Currently he teaches classes at the LUX Center for the Arts and is an Adjunct Art Instructor at Doane College in Crete. View additional images online at bartlynch.com.
Naomi Mostkoff grew up in Miami Beach, FL. She received a B.A. in Anthropology and a Certificate in Ceramics from University of Florida in 2009. Subsequently, Naomi spent two-months studying at Penland School of Crafts in Penland, NC. In 2010 she was awarded a summer artist residency at Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts in Asheville, NC. Naomi currently resides in Lincoln, NE where she recently completed a two-year post-baccalaureate study in ceramics at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is beginning her second year as a ceramics artist-in-residence at the LUX Center for the Arts. Naomi’s newest body of functional work speaks of a sense of balance and organization and references the orderliness of a well-formed ritual. She has exhibited at national and regional venues including Strictly Functional National juried by Mary Barringer. Please visit naomimostkoff.com for more images and information.
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 Instructor at the LUX since early 2010.
Sara Truman is a 2007 graduate of the Western Kentucky University Department of Art. She holds a double Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in ceramics and painting. After completing artistic residencies in ceramics and post-baccalaureate studies at the University of Florida, Sara graduated with her Masters of Fine Arts degree in Ceramics at the University of Mississippi in May 2012. After finishing her studies at the University of Mississippi, Sara was awarded a one-year artist residency at the LUX Center for the Arts in Lincoln, NE where she is currently working.
Sara’s work combines elements from her background in painting with her ceramic objects. Using red stoneware saturated with bright slips and glazes she creates functional objects for daily use to connect to viewers. Focusing on color, line, brushwork, and image, her work aims to develop a visual personal narrative within a patterned and coded imagery.
This past year Sara’s work has been shown in juried national shows at Baltimore Clayworks in Baltimore, Maryland, Starbrick Gallery in Nelsonville, Ohio, Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Exhibition Gallery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and at the LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska. You can see her work at the LUX.