dusardJay Dusard was awarded a 1981 Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography and has received two book awards. Having studied with Ansel Adams and Frederick Sommer, he established himself as not only a consummate creator of images, but one of the finest black-and-white printmakers.

With work published, exhibited and in collections worldwide, Dusard is best known for his images of working cowboys and landscapes of the NorthAmerican West. Jay taught photography for seven years at Prescott College, Arizona, and has conducted workshops for nearly forty years. In 1992 he was nominated for the Kodak World Image Award for Fine Art Photography. His solo books are The North American Cowboy: A Portrait and Open Country. He collaborated on

La Frontera: The United States Border with Mexico with Alan Weisman,Beyond the Rangeland Conflict: Toward a West that Works with Dan Dagget, and Horses with Thomas McGuane.

 Jay Dusard lives with his wife, Kathie, and their horses near Douglas, Arizona, where, between travels to photograph and teach, he finds time to punch cows and play jazz cornet.

Contact Jay Dusard —
tel ~ (520) 364-7440
email ~ jbard@theriver.com

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