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Jay Dusard, American Photographer. County of Dade Archs. travelling scholar, 1960; photography fellow Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1981. member of the board advisors Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, California; advisory bd.Ctrl. Arizona Land Trust; member Malpai Borderlands Group, Jaguar Habitat Conservation Group. With United States Army, 1961-1963. Member Santa Maria Mountains Group.

Background

Dusard, Jay was born on February 18, 1937 in St. Louis. Son of Justin Rime and Dorothy Mildred (May) Dusard.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Florida, 1961.

Career

Cowboy, Slaughter Ranch, Douglas, Arizona, 1963. Designer, draftsman Ellery C. Green, Architect, Tucson, 1964. Cartographic draftsman water resources division United States Geological Survey, 1965-1966.

Designer, lithographer Northland Press, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1966-1968. Assistant professor light graphics Prescott (Arizona) College, 1968-1975. Engineering technical VA, Prescott, 1975-1981.

Freelance photographer, 1981-1998, Cochise County, Arizona, since 1998. Advisor Malpai Borderlands Group, Southeastern Arizona, Southwestern New Mexico, since 1994. Quarter horse breeder J Bar D Quarter Horses, Douglas, since 1998.

Jazz cornetist.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author, photographer: The North American Cowboy: A Portrait, 1983, Open Country, 1994 (Third Place award Photography Book of Year Competition, 1994). Photographer: La Frontera: the United States Border with Mexico, 1986 (Four Corners Book award, 1988), Beyond the Rangeland Conflict: Toward a West That Works, 1995 (Pulitzer Prize nominee, 1996), Cowboy Island: Farewell to A Ranching Legacy, 2000.

Membership

Member of the board advisors Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, California. Advisory bd.Ctrl. Arizona Land Trust. Member Malpai Borderlands Group, Jaguar Habitat Conservation Group.

With United States Army, 1961-1963. Member Santa Maria Mountains Group.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Horsemanship, horse training, cattle work.

Connections

Son of Justin Rime and Dorothy Mildred (May) D. M. Katherine Elizabeth Kraetz, October 9, 1965.

father:
Justin Rime Dusard

mother:
Dorothy Mildred (May) Dusard

spouse:
Katherine Elizabeth Kraetz