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Revitalizing Central Washington University's Largest Art Collection: New Photographics, Skyler Crady May 2015

Revitalizing Central Washington University's Largest Art Collection: New Photographics, Skyler Crady

Symposium Of University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE)

New Photographics was a nationally known photography exhibition held at Central Washington University. Organized by the late CWU emeritus, Jim Sahlstrand, the show ran from the early 1970s to the late 1980s. During its time, New Photographics was an anticipated event for photographers across the nation and for the CWU Art Department, where it was hosted in the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery. In the late 1980s, the exhibition fizzled out and has ceased to reemerge. Since then, an enormous amount of documents and artwork has been stored in a small room in Randall Hall and has rarely been touched. During this ...