Francis "Frank" Nichols II
Francis "Frank" N. Nichols II is active/lives in Kansas. Francis Frank Nichols II is known for Printmaking, painting, teaching.
Biography Francis "Frank" Nichols II
Francis "Frank" N. Nichols II was born in Kansas in 1935. He earned a BA from Kansas State Teacher's College in Emporia, Kansas and an MFA from Wichita State University (Kansas) in 1967.
He was a pupil of David Bernard and Robert Kiskadden, and he taught printmaking at Fort Hays State University (Kansas) from 1967-99. He initiated the Annual High School Exhibition in 1972 and supervised it until his retirement. In 1972 he also organized the High Plains Printmakers' Group so his students would have an opportunity to exhibit their work.
Member: Kansas Watercolor Society; American Print Alliance.
Exhibitions: Oklahoma National Print & Drawing Exhibition, 1968, 1970; Springfield, MO, 1969; Duke Univ
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Topeka Public Library. Kansas Artists List. (Mar. 11, 1988).; Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936-1976; Wichita Art Museum’s Library Artists’ Files.
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.
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