Louis Brent Kingston
Louis Brent Kingston is active/lives in Kansas, Alabama. Louis Kingston is known for Sculptor, educator.
Biography Louis Brent Kingston
Graduate of Topeka
High School. Earned a BFA in 1957 from the Univ. of Kansas where he studied with
Carlyle Smith and Robert Montgomery and a MFA in 1961 from the Cranbrook Academy
of Art where he studied with Richard Thomas. Taught at Southern Illinois Univ. in
Carbondale from 1961-96. His papers and an oral interview are held by the Archives of
American Art. Member: Artist-Blacksmith Assoc. of North America; Society of American
Silversmiths; founding member of the Society of North American Goldsmiths.
Exhibitions: Kansas Free Fair, 1956; New Gallery of Contemporary Art, 1983; Illinois
State Museum, 2008. Awards: National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, 1975, 1982;
American Craft Council Fellow, 1978; Distingu
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Wichita Art Museum’s Library Artists’ Files.; 20 Years of Metal from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (Carbondale: Univ. Museum, 1982); St. Louis Globe Democrat (Feb. 7, 1977).
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.