Photo Instructors Pleased with Alumni Exhibit


Photo by: Vianey Cobian

Sixty different work of photography, including works of the Hanna S. Barsam scholarship, were shown at the First Alumni Photography exhibit in the OAB, Thursday Dec. 3.

Fresno City College hosted the First Alumni Photography Exhibition in the Old Administration Building on Dec. 3.

Thom Halls, instructor of photography, said that the Alumni Exhibition is the result of nine months of planning and is also a collaboration of the faculty and Hanna S. Barsam Foundation.

Sixty different prints by 20 artists were on display during the event. Some students are local, but the event also exhibited the work of students as far away as New York City and Chicago.

Work in the exhibit went through a rigorous selection process. The works were chosen from submissions to the photography department.

The Alumni exhibition also displayed the work of the nominees for the Hanna S. Barsam scholarship.
Rick Dodd,a photographer, assisted the FCC Alumni exhibition and said he really enjoyed the gallery.

“There is a lot of talent here at FCC; some names I recognized and their work is incredible,” Dodd said.

Sherri Dodd, from the business office, was also present during the exhibition and said she was glad to be able to assist the event.

“I didn’t realize we had so many talented people come through the college, and it is very evident with the creativity that are in these pictures,“ Sherri Dodd said.

The instructors of the photography department said they were very pleased with the response of the students.

“The response of the students was terrific,” Halls said. “We would like to have this event every year or at least every other year.”