Larry Schwarm

On Fire


October 1, 2003October 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.