About LIM College
Arts & Sciences
Laurel Lueders is an artist and photographer who began teaching at LIM College in 2013. Her areas of academic interest include visual culture, with an emphasis on sociology in art and design, as well as the history of modern art and design.
Professor Lueders has been an adjunct instructor at the Art Institute of New York City, and a Lecturer and Hybrid & Online Education Developer at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Her professional background includes working as the Head Artist & Designer at Galerie Hoelle 3 (Germany), an Exhibition Coordinator & Designer at the Gallery of Design (Madison, Wisconsin), Assistant to the Chief Curator of the Milwaukee Art Museum, and as a Visual Merchandiser / Window & Display Designer for American Furniture (Madison, Wisconsin).
Professor Lueders holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts, where she received the Paula Rhodes Memorial Award. She also received a Master of Science degree in Textile and Fashion Design and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
A member of Art Quitilinga Kunstverein, a German art association, Professor Lueders has been the recipient of numerous grants, including the Edward U. Demmer Foundation Grant (2013), the U.S. Consulate Art and Cultural Grant (Leipzig, Germany) (2011 and 2008), an Art Quitilinga Art Association Grant (2011), a Design Studies Research Grant from the University of Wisconsin – Madison (2002), and a grant from the Lower Saxony Endowment for Fine Art (2009). She also received a Susan Wirth Fellowship for the Arts and an Artist-in-Residence Fellowship from Galerie Hoelle 3. In 1999, Professor Lueders received an award for Outstanding Service to the Community from the United Way of Dane County.