Studio Arts Faculty
Faculty in Studio Arts
Studio Arts Faculty
Rachel Lynn Mindrup, BFA, MFA
- Richard L. Deming, MD Endowed Chair in Medical Humanities
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Additional Studio Arts Faculty
Kristin Pluhacek lives and works in Omaha, Nebraska. Her drawings and paintings have been exhibited extensively in Midwestern fine arts galleries and museums, and her work is represented in numerous public and private collections. In 2019, she was selected as part of the State Department Arts Envoy program for travel to Asmara, Eritrea where she gave a workshop on drawing techniques to local artists, and worked with them on large-scale, collaborative paintings. Kristin has led many other projects, including the mural “Hanscom Postcard”, a collaboration between the UNO SummerWorks program and the Omaha Parks Department; the Lauritzen Gardens Lewis and Clark Interpretive Icon; and "Reach for Your Dreams", a collaboration between Mutual of Omaha, Campfire USA and the United States Swimming Association in conjunction with the 2008 Olympic Swim Trials. She is also the illustrator for the book, “Send Me Tulips” (Prisma press) and the set designer for “Raskol”, one of five 2012 Great Plains Theatre Conference Playfest plays. Kristin is a BFA graduate of Creighton University and a roster artist for the Nebraska Arts Council Artists in Schools/Communities program. Her work can be viewed online at kkpluhacek.com.
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BA Buena Vista University
MFA (Ceramics) Wichita State University
MEd Creighton University
Adjunct Faculty: ART 211 Introductory Ceramics
Midwest-born and Omaha-based, Camille Hawbaker Voorhees uses a variety of “craft” techniques from printmaking, book arts, and textile arts to create mixed-media works on paper. The artist explores a sense of self-alienation in the decay of inherited systems of thought – which is necessary for personal rejuvenation, transformation, and growth. In a world of rapid technological, social, and environmental disruption, she feels compelled to acknowledge the perpetual nature of change.
Camille studied printmaking at the undergraduate and graduate level, and completed her MFA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2014. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including the Museum of Nebraska Art, the Joslyn Art Museum, and the Ibrahim Müteferrika Paper Museum, Yalova, Turkey. Her work is in numerous public and private collections, including the Sheldon Museum of Art and the Zuckerman Museum of Art.