Nebraska Rural Living Art Gallery

Welcome to Nebraska Rural Living’s Fine Art in Towns Under 10,000 Art Gallery!

This gallery is intended to showcase rural Nebraska artsts and at the same time increase interest and knowledge of rural Nebraska through the arts. New artists are added quarterly through a juried selection process. For information about submitting art for consideration in the gallery, visit

We invite you to enjoy time perusing through our online art gallery just as you would a storefront gallery. You will see some amazing talent that has been unearthed from the prairies of our great state.

To purchase art from any of the featured artists, please visit their websites or contact them directly. Artist contact information is listed in each artist’s individual section.

We thank you for visiting and hope you enjoy the fantastic art that has been created in rural Nebraska!

Picture Perfect Christmas by Kristi Spiegel

Kristi Spiegel

Kristi Spiegel was born and raised in Holdrege and graduated from Holdrege High School in 1979.  Kristi discovered her passion for art in high school, thanks to the direction of ...
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"Grandma's Hands" by Janice Howell

Janice Howell

I have always loved art. I wanted to become an artist from the first time I drew a picture in kindergarten. There have been many discouragers along my path. My ...
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One Last Ride by Mysti Killough

Mysti Killough

Mysti Killough is an award-winning photographer. She owns a full-time portrait studio, Mystic Images Photography, in Holdrege. Mysti is also a member of Professional Photographers of Nebraska and Professional Photographers ...
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"Reflection" by Rick Rasmussen.

Rick Rasmussen

Rick Rasmussen is a native of central Nebraska and has been an avid nature and wildlife photographer for over 35 years. While he has traveled to many locations around the ...
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Boy of Winter by Suzie Wahlgren

Suzie Wahlgren

Suzie Wahlgren is a lifestyle photographer from Gothenburg. She enjoys shooting a variety of subjects, but her children inspire her the most. Originally an artist who drew primarily western art, ...
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Buick Smiles, by Michael Peterson

Michael Peterson

Mike Peterson's love for photography began in high school when his Grandpa bought him his first SLR camera, and he was hooked. After several years of teaching Photoshop and photo ...
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Behind Every Cloud, by Jay Gustafson

Jay Gustafson

Jay Gustafson was born and raised in the sand hills of Nebraska and life long resident of Brown County. Jay graduated from Rock County High School and was drafted into ...
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Eden, by Kyle Hoyt

Kyle Hoyt

Kyle Hoyt is an artist from the Sandhills of Nebraska. He lives just outside of Mullen with his wife (Denise) and his three daughters (Gracie, Isabell, and Sadie). He is ...
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Sun Day, by Jean Jensen

Jean Jensen

Jean Jensen grew up in Lewellen and Oshkosh, Nebraska. Inspired by a mother who encouraged art and with a wider sense of the world, Jean attended the University of Nebraska ...
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Volkmer's Barn with ELI 29x39 Barn Door

Kris Seeba – Wellsandt

Kris Seeba - Wellsandt feels blessed that Nebraska has always been her home.  She grew up on a farm near Cook and started painting as a teenager. Becoming an artist ...
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Sandhills Crane Migration, by Norm Nicholson

Norm Nicholson

Norm Nicholson is a retired life-long nature and wildlife lover. He enjoys landscape photography (self taught as a hobby) and the outdoors. Norm grew up on a small farm in ...
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Wildflowers & Old Timers, by Jean Welborn

Jean Welborn

Jean Welborn was born in Atkinson, Nebraska, in 1990. She works predominantly in the medium of acrylic painting with a collection of work that displays whimsical undertones. Her focus for ...
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Are you a rural Nebraska artist interested in showcasing your art?  Learn more here and submit your entry to be our next showcase artist.

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