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Keith Jacobshagen

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Biography

Keith Jacobshagen has been painting the light and scenery of the Midwest for thirty-three years. For most of that time he has concentrated his attention on the plains around Lincoln, Nebraska. His images visually interpret the expansiveness and light which comprise the essence of the flatlander's experience. 

Jacobshagen was born in Wichita, Kansas, in 1941. At the Kansas City Art Institute hetrained as a graphic designer and illustrator. After graduation, he worked in the Contemporary Design Department of Hallmark Cards.  In 1966 he entered the MFA program at the University of Kansas, where he met Robert Swallow. He also began his study of the landscape.

Keith Jacobshagen’s work has been exhibited throughout the United States, in galleries and museums as well as museums, public, corporate and private collections. Since 1968, he has had over 60 solo exhibitions in San Francisco, Chicago, and New York.