The Kubert School faculty are some of the most interesting artists working today, each specializing in a specific field. Our faculty are committed educators and working professionals who personally invest in nurturing their students and help define them into the artist they aspire to be.

Get to know our Practicing Professionals and staff of The Kubert School.

Currently, The Kubert School boasts a staff of instructors who are practicing professionals in their chosen field. Their talents range from Fantasy Illustrations to Computer Graphics. Faculty members are professionally oriented, practicing artists/designers with broad teaching experience in the diverse areas of the art world.The staff is available to assist in all aspects of the student's education and training.


Jan Duursema

Illustrator, Cartoonist, Character Designer

Jan Duursema's first published comics work appeared in Heavy Metal (July 1979). She began working for DC Comics in 1980. She co-created Arion, Lord of Atlantis. Her first work for Marvel Comics as well as her first work on the Star Wars franchise, appeared in Star Wars #92. Back at DC, she drew the Advanced Dungeons and Dragons comic book series for three years. Her association with Dark Horse Comics Star Wars franchise began with Star Wars: Chewbacca #2. She has since drawn several Star Wars series for Dark Horse including the Star Wars: Darth Maul mini-series and Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones. Duursema is also the artist of Star Wars: Legacy and Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi.


DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Marvel Comics