Sept. 17, 2004
A photography exhibit
by Morningside alumnus and Ponca, Neb., resident Francis
A. Kingsbury will be on display from Oct.
1 through Nov. 15 at the Hickman-Johnson-Furrow
Library Center, 1601 Morningside Avenue.
Century Petroglyphs" is a collection of 40 photographs
that document the historic, hand-painted commercial signs
and murals typically found on Midwestern streets in the past
century. He created the color images using a Leica camera
and processes and prints all of his own photographs.
a bachelor's degree from Morningside in 1943. He has been
a member of the Sioux City Camera Club since 1947 and is the
co-founder of the North Central Camera Club Council. For several
years Kingsbury's work was included in the top ten nature
exhibitors of the world and he was elected a Fellow of the
Photographic Society of America in 1972. He has had more than
1,500 prints and slides exhibited in international shows including
venues in Hong Kong, South Africa, Pakistan, Austria, Australia,
and throughout the United States. Kingsbury currently serves
as chairman of the board for the Bank of Dixon County in Ponca,
Newcastle, and Jackson, Neb.
Hours at the Hickman-Johnson-Furrow
Library Center are Mondays through Thursdays, 8 a.m. -
11 p.m.; Fridays, 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Saturdays, 1 p.m. -
5 p.m.; and Sundays, 1 p.m. - 11 p.m.