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Arvid David Jacobson

 (1908 - 1989)
Arvid David Jacobson was active/lived in Kansas, Nebraska.  Arvid Jacobson is known for painting, teaching.

Biography   Arvid David Jacobson

Born Morganville, Kansas on August 12, 1908 and died Lawrence, October 26, 1989, Arvid Jacobson was a painter and teacher.   He studied at Clay Center High School, earned a BFA from the University of Kansas, Lawrence in 1936, studied at the Art Institute of Chicago until 1937, and earned a MA from the University of Iowa in 1941.

Jacobson was a pupil of Rosemary Kethcam, Karl Mattern, Fletcher Martin, and Emil Ganso.  He taught at the University of Kansas, Lawrence from 1946-78, the University of Iowa, and the University of Nebraska.

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Festival of Kansas Arts and Crafts. Catalog: Arts and Crafts of Kansas: an Exhibition held in Lawrence, Feb. 18-22, 1948 in the Community Building. Lawrence: World Co., 1948; Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Beach; KU Archives File (Faculty & Staff at the University of Kansas, card catalog file located in the Spencer Research Library)

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.

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