2011
06.07

The University of Oregon will also begin hosting the exhibitions “Shall We Dance?” and “Track Town, USA,” during the week of June 20

EUGENE, Ore. — The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Arts presents selections from Brian Lanker’s “I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America,” on view from June 21-Sept. 11, 2011 in the Focus Gallery.

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2011
04.20

Brian’s memorial service

The memorial service for Brian Lanker is scheduled for Sunday, June 26th at 3 p.m. (doors open at 2 p.m.) at The McDonald Theater in Eugene, Oregon.

The address is:
1010 Willamette Street
Eugene, OR 97401
(541) 345-4442

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Dustin Lanker at:
drlanker [at] gmail.com.

— The Lanker Family

2011
04.20

If you plan to attend Brian’s service…

Due to various activities in the Eugene area, we’d like to advise you to make your arrangements as early as possible if you plan to attend Brian’s memorial service on Sunday, June 26.

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2011
04.03

Life behind the lens: Rich Clarkson

By LINDSAY H. JONES
The Denver Post

Rich Clarkson and his childhood pals followed the unmistakable thump thump thump up three flights of stairs until they reached a set of beaten-up wooden doors. The 7-year-old boys peered through the window and, sure enough, found what they were looking for. Through the glass, they saw them, the 1939 Kansas Jayhawks, in the middle of an early-season practice inside Robinson Gymnasium on the KU campus in Lawrence. Feeling brave, the boys pushed open the doors, sneaked inside and quietly took a seat on the gym floor against the back wall.

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2011
04.01

Many Thanks To You, Brian Lanker

By BRUCE THORSON

LINCOLN, Neb. — Brian Lanker’s recent passing has left us saddened, stunned and shocked.

I was Lanker’s lab tech, joining the Eugene Register-Guard in July 1981. He was really my first photojournalism mentor and teacher. He was meticulous and demanding. He was a thinker first and a photographer second. As his lab tech I was on the periphery of his influence and teaching. Still, he had a profound effect on me as a photojournalist. Many thanks, Brian Lanker, for the lessons I learned from you.

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