Sept. 18, 2006
An exhibit of photographs by Michael Northrup, adjunct instructor of photography at Morningside College, is on display through Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Hickman-Johnson-Furrow Learning Center, 1601 Morningside Avenue. The free exhibition is open to the public.
The exhibit features a series of 15 black and white selenium-toned prints of still life images of an abandoned mental hospital.
Northrup is a photojournalist and commercial photographer with more than twenty years’ experience working in the fields of advertising, documentary photography, and photo illustration. His work has appeared in a 1997 Super Bowl commercial for Gateway and in The Wall Street Journal and in magazines such as Time, PC World, PC Magazine, and Computer Life, to name a few. In 2003, he was named one of the top 100 college photographers nationwide by the editors of the book “America 24/7.”
Northrup holds a bachelor’s degree from Peru State College in Nebraska and a master’s degree from the University of South Dakota (USD) in Vermillion. In addition to his duties at Morningside, Northrup teaches photography techniques at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City, and Little Priest Tribal College in Winnebago, Neb.
Hours at the Hickman-Johnson-Furrow Learning Center.