Nebraska Authors

John Clabaugh

AKA: Dr. John S. Clabaugh

Born ≈ 1949 Superior, NE (USA)

Died 2017-06-19
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Nelson, NE (USA)
Nelson Cemetery

The long-time Nebraska Wesleyan art professor and leader in the Nebraska Arts Community helped establish MONA (Museum of Nebraska Art) and the Gladys Lux Center for the Arts at Wesleyan University. He served as President of the Nebraska Art Association.

Places Lived

Superior, NE
Grand Island, NE
Kearney, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Other
  • Visual Work


Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 1997, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Art Professor
Art Teacher
Art Coordinator

Places Worked

Grand Island Central Catholic School, Grand Island, NE
Kearney Public Schools, Kearney, NE
Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE


National Arts Education Association
Nebraska Art Association, President
Gladys Lux Center for the Arts, Founder
Mona, Museum of Nebraska Art, Co-founder


Wrote many grants for the various art communities he served

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