Local photographer Rick Lang, a tireless documenter of the South, passed away July 9. Lang had been a member of the faculty at Winter Park’s Crealdé School of Art since the end of the 1980s and a prolific exhibitor of his own work throughout the Southeastern U.S. See more of Lang’s documentary photography here, especially his wonderful gallery of Florida images. Information about the memorial organized by Crealdé is below.
Memorial Celebration for Rick Lang, Crealdé Director of Photography since 1995
Saturday, July 27, 5-7 p.m. at Crealdé; please RSVP to [email protected]
WINTER PARK, FL “It is with great sadness that I have to tell you that our good friend Rick Lang passed away on July 9 at the Winter Park Towers Health Center. His passing came much faster than anyone had anticipated. As a tribute for our friend and colleague, we have organized a memorial celebration for Rick at the Crealdé main campus on Saturday, July 27 from 5 to 7 pm and everyone is invited to attend. It will be an opportunity for all of the many people who have loved him to come together, share our feelings and celebrate his life and his many contributions to our community. Let’s rejoice in our countless wonderful memories about Rick and know that heaven just gained a wonderful photographer, teacher and friend.”
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