So...Who was Cherie Hiser and why was she so important to Portland and to West Coast photography?
Cherie Hiser was described as “one of the most vital persons of our time” by Cornell Capa, Director of the international Center of Photography in New York. Her impact on the photography world in Portland will be long remembered.
For a Career Summary and Curriculum Vitae please check here.
Cheri Hiser's Celebration of Life will take place on May 9th, 2019 at the Portland Art Museum in the Whitsell Auditorium from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A reception will follow in the Marion M. Gallery from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We are inviting all or you to attend and celebrate this amazing woman and photographer.
For those who would like to read a little about Cherie, below is the link to the obituary written by April Baer for Oregon Public Broadcasting.
There are also two short films on You Tube
The first video, Cherie Hiser Documentary short, was done when we went we took a workshop to New York back in the 90's. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyckANwR27k&t=13s
After we returned to Portland we decided to do another, Cheri Hiser and Friends https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avgC1xkL33M&t=5s
May 9th from 6 to 7pm join us at the Portland Art Museum in the Whitsell Auditorium for an Epic Celebraton of Her Life
Cherie Hiser says Good-Bye
May 9,1939-December 26,2018