October 1, 2003 – October 31, 2003
Location: Special Collections Hallway Gallery
Sponsor: Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
Artist: Schwarm, Larry
This exhibition presents work by Larry Schwarm, winner of the Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography for his series of color images capturing the dramatic prairie fires that sweep across the Flint Hills of Kansas each spring. A professor of art at Emporia State University, Schwarm has spent the past twelve years photographing the burning of the tallgrass prairie in his native state.