Kriegshauser has been a professional photojournalist for 27 years. He grew up in Pittsfield, Ill., where he decided at an early age that photography was his passion. He later sharpened his skills while working for his hometown newspaper, the Pike Press. He attended Culver-Stockton College in 1981 and moved on to receive his Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communications from Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ill.
Kriegshauser is currently a staff photographer at the Register-Mail, Galesburg, Ill. He has also worked for the Daily Herald, Arlington Heights, Ill.; the National Sports Daily, Chicago, Ill.; and Macomb Daily Journal, Macomb, Ill. He has done freelance photography work for the Chicago Tribune; Copley News Service; Sports Illustrated; and the Associated Press.
Krieshauser has won several awards for his photography and has captured several different types of events both nationally and internationally.
Mitchell has been an avid photographer for more than thirty years. He began shooting photos in the ’70s and learned to develop film and take prints as a member of the Pittsfield High School Photography Club, where he was a photographer for the yearbook.
After high school Mitchell attended Culver-Stockton College where he majored in journalism with an emphasis in photography. While a student at C-SC, Mitchell became involved with artistic photography under the guidance of Al Beck, C-SC professor of art emeritus, and took photos for the college newspaper, yearbook, and public relations office.
After college, Mitchell worked as a photographer for the Quincy Herald-Whig and the Edina Sentinel. He also operated a photography studio in Edina, Mo., specializing in weddings and portraits.
Mitchell currently has several ongoing photography projects, in addition to his journalistic sports photography for the Edina Sentinel and his personal local sports forum and news site, TriStateFans.com.
Mitchell is an avid SCUBA diver and underwater photographer, and has photographed a wide variety of underwater environments. He is currently employed as a computer systems administrator and IT developer for Hawkins Insurance Group in Edina, Mo. His wife of 27 years, Jeanne, is also an avid sports and wildlife photographer and underwater videographer.
Dingman received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in studio art from Culver-Stockton in 1984. He later received his Master of Fine Art degree in photography/ceramics/museum studies from the University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.
After college, Dingman worked as the gallery director of the Canton Area Arts Council as well as held teaching positions at area colleges. He is currently an instructor of art at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo.
Dingman has taken part in several solo, group and juried art exhibitions across the United States as well as served as judge for many art exhibitions. He has also been honored with several art awards.
Dingman’s work during the past two years has explored local parks and conservation areas. He hopes that this project will inspire interest and exploration of these natural areas that are free for the public to enjoy.
The opening reception and the exhibit are free and open to the public. The Mabee Art Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information contact Jennifer Bock-Nelson, gallery director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (573) 288-6413.
"Summer One" by Kent Kriegshauser
"Kolekole Drops Over Akaka Falls, Honomu, Hawaii" by Ken Mitchell
"Grand Gulf State Park" by Kevin Dingman
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