The Collective: Paintings by Karin Jacobs

Karin Jacobs’ nostalgic paintings remind us of our youth

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Home installation by Karin Jacobs

It’s never too late for abandoned toys or paused talents! There is a nostalgia in the work of artist Karin Jacobs that takes us back to when our superheroes were on horseback instead of wearing capes in big-budget movies. Known for her work capturing American nostalgia in oil paint, Jacobs painted in her youth and returned to the studio after raising her family. Today, she paints her toys and “play things”—reminding us to not to give up on our passions or love for our youth.


Midwest Home features local makers in each issue via The Collective. Find more on midwesthome.com/thecollective. Curated by Jerrod Sumner, founder of Brandtabulous, a Minneapolis-based marketing and brand storytelling agency that specializes in promoting American makers, including the one featured on this page. brandtabulous.com

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