KEITH JACOBSHAGEN is a painter and professor at the University of Nebraska. He has received the Outstanding Research and Creativity Award given to professors who have made extraordinary contributions to their field. By combining intimate reflections with a deep understanding and respect for nature, Jacobshagen celebrates landscape in a manner reminiscent of the early Dutch masters. Through their trademark low horizons and wide, dominant skies, his paintings elicit a variety of emotions inspired by the Midwestern countryside. Jacobshagen’s work is featured on the cover of the Smithsonian Press/University of Iowa publication Plain Pictures: Images of the American Prairie. His work has been received with high acclaim throughout the United States and was featured on CBS’s Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. Raised in Wichita, Kansas, Jacobshagen graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute and received his MFA from the University of Kansas.
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