April 2019 – We are seeking regional artists to continue this special spotlight.
Local photographer shares visual story of cowboy poet Jay Snider
DUNCAN, Okla. – Rancher and cowboy poet Jay Snider is featured in a trio of photographs on display until April 30 at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in its Garis Gallery of the American West, in Duncan. The spotlight display opened in early March.
Images are by Stephens County photographer, Dee Dodson, who has embraced the cowboy way of life, capturing the personalities of ranchers, cowboy poets and rodeo competitors of all ages.
“Born and raised in Oklahoma, normal everyday life never interested me. I was always drawn to the cowboy way of life and all the work and pride it entails,” Dodson said.
Whether she’s shooting rodeo action, or getting to know her subjects by photographing them in their daily chores or activities, Dodson said… Continue reading