Last week the Dry Heat Gallery lost an artist and a dear friend. On the evening of Thursday, March 25, 2010, photographer David Cramer was in the field heading an expedition to photograph wild horses when he suffered a massive heart attack. He passed away later that night. David was widely known for his fine art nature photography and his advocacy for the preservation and freedom of wild horses in the American southwest. David was also an active member of the New Mexican Horse Project, New Mexico’s largest wild horse sanctuary and genealogical study. When Rick and I wanted to start photographing wild horses, it was David that volunteered to help us and he chaperoned us on several outings, always knowing right where the horses were likely to be. We thought of David as a kind and generous soul, we are so thankful for the time we shared his friendship and we will remember him through his many photographic works. You may learn more about David Cramer and view more of his photography on his personal website.
-DeAnna Dimmitt and Rick Meiers
Dry Heat Photography
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