Faculty Studios

Justin Nostrala teaches Foundations of Design 2D, Drawing, Painting, Art Major Seminar, Senior Seminar and Simpson Colloquium classes.  He has been teaching art full-time at Simpson College since 2001.  Nostrala has an art studio at his home where he continues to create Drawings and Paintings.  His work has been shown in a variety of venues throughout the United States.

For more information, view Justin's faculty page.

Justin Nostrala

Dave Richmond teaches Foundations of Design 3D, various levels of Photography, Senior Seminar, and Simpson Colloquium classes.  Richmond began teaching at Simpson in 1999.  He is a practicing photographer who exhibits his work regularly throughout the country.

For information about Dave's most recent project, follow this link.

For more information, visit Dave's faculty page.


Bob Kling is an adjunct instructor in the Simpson Art Department.  He teaches Art Education classes, Basic Drawing, Foundations of Design, and Painting.  Bob Kling taught at the Indianola High School for many years where he developed that program into one of the premier High School art programs in the Midwest.  He has a studio at his home where he creates pottery, drawings and paintings and has exhibited his work throughout the country.

For more information, visit Bob's faculty page.


Richard Kazmerzak is an adjunct instructor in the Simpson Art Department.  He teaches the classes Pottery I and Pottery II. Richard began teaching at Simpson in 1999. He also teaches at the Indianola High School, which he began in 1996. Over the years he has been a practicing artist, taking on several commissions working mainly with clay.

For more information, visit Richard's faculty page.