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Compliments to Keith Jacobs, Artist

Student’s painting reflects

struggles and hope

February 24, 2009
By Andrea Hahn 02/24/2009 15:26:55

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CARBONDALE, Ill. — Keith Jacobs, a student in the SIU School of Medicine’s Medical/Dental Education Preparatory Program, created “The Dynamics of Hope” to commemorate the election of the country’s first black president.

While the painting, on display on the second floor of Wheeler Hall, is partially a portrait of President Barack Obama, it also serves as Jacobs’ commentary that now is a hopeful time but one fraught with challenges.

“The painting represents the struggle to get a black president in office, but also the challenges he faces now that he is there,” Jacobs said…………………………………………………………………

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Anonymous

Keep painting!!

mary

Mr. Jacobs is a fine artist. He should send a copy of this work to President Obama.

Maureen

The current times are now filled with hope despite the fragility on so many fronts. You’re painting is impressive. My HOPE for YOU is that you continue to paint!

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