Creative Sonoma

Jerry Dodrill

Teacher/Instructor; Visual Arts: Photography; term
Jerry Dodrill
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“Jerry Dodrill is an adventurer and award-winning photographer who has traveled to remote corners of the world in search of unique perspectives and experiences. His immense talent and creative eye have been well recognized through international awards and exhibition in fine galleries, such as the Ansel Adams in Yosemite, Mountain Light, Mumm Napa Valley, and the Banff Center for Mountain Culture. As a workshop facilitator for Mountain Light Photography, Visionary Wild, and Sierra Nevada College, he has proven himself as a highly engaging and effective photographic educator.

An expert mountain climber with degrees in Fine Art and Photography (Pacific Union College 1997), Jerry is passionate about preservation and was a protégé of legendary Galen Rowell in the late 1990’s. Today he resides in the Sonoma Coast village of Bodega, California, focusing on assignment photography, writing, exhibitions, and sharing his vision and expertise with others through destination-based photo workshops and tours.

Jerry’s work has been widely published in ad campaigns, books, and publications and is represented by the stock agency Aurora Photos. He is a writer and senior contributor to California Climber Magazine, has been published in Sierra, Orion, Vanity Fair, World of Fine Wine, Wine Spectator, Men’s Journal, Smithsonian, Outside, Alpinist, Rock & Ice, Climbing, and many other magazines. He was fundamental in product development and creation of the exciting new camera backpack company MindShift Gear, serves as Vice President of the Rock Ice & Mountain Club and sits on the board of directors of the B-Rad Foundation.”