"Resources are tighter for everybody," he said. "When the pie shrinks, administrators need to balance the needs of a lot of different constituencies. ... You have to be willing to look for advocates in places you'd never before."
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Kris Anderson, director of the University of Washington's Jacob Lawrence Gallery, said he discovered a repository of nearly 1,000 forgotten paintings and other artwork spanning more than a century.