Jerome Dubas teaches Ceramics and Art History at Hastings College. He has taught ceramics since 1996 and was a full-time visiting instructor of art in 2000-01. Dubas began teaching full time at Hastings College again in 2021.
Besides his teaching duties at Hastings College, he taught in the public schools for 38 years. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Hastings College in 1983. His Master of Arts in Education was granted in 1999 from the University of Nebraska, Kearney. In 2020 he was awarded the Governor’s Art Award for Outstanding Arts Educator in Nebraska. He was also a recipient of the Dinsdale Outstanding Teacher Award, the NATA Art Teacher Award, the Moonshell Art Educator Award, and the Grand Island Public Schools Middle School Teacher of the Year.
His current artwork was accepted into the 2021 Nebraska Biennial Exhibition. Among the galleries that have exhibited his work are the 1516 Art Gallery, University of Nebraska/Omaha, Fred Simon, Museum of Nebraska Art, Western Nebraska Arts Center, and the University of Nebraska/Kearney. His art is in permanent collections throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, and Brazil.