IRVING, Texas. Jan. 20, 2004: North Lake College
will host the photographic exhibit “Step-By-Step,”
of Irving-based photographer Clarence Saunders. The
exhibit represents six years of photographic observation
of young dancers. The exhibit will run from Thursday,
January 23 to February 18, 2004, in the North Lake
College Gallery. The reception for the artist will
be on Wednesday, February 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery.
Documentary photographer, Clarence Saunders, captured
the young students of Lisa Thompson, Director of Step-By-Step
as they worked to fulfill their dreams of becoming
a ballerina. The photographs are powerful images of
young girls learning the art and discipline of dance.
Mr. Saunders works as both a portraitist and a landscape
artist and was a winner in the State Fair of Texas
photography contest in children’s photography
in 1997 and 1998.
The exhibit and reception is free and open to the
public. North Lake College is a member of the Dallas
County Community College District. Educational opportunities
are offered by the Dallas County Community College
District without regard to race, color, age, national
origin, religion, sex or sexual orientation.