Jack Dykinga

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Jack Dykinga
Jack Dykinga photographer 2008.jpg
Jack Dykinga, 2008
Born (1943-01-02)January 2, 1943
Chicago, Illinois
Known for Photography
Spouse(s) Margaret Malley (m. 1965)
Website http://www.dykinga.com/

Jack William Dykinga (born January 2, 1943) is an American photographer.[1] For 1970 work with the Chicago Sun-Times he won the annual Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography citing "dramatic and sensitive photographs at the Lincoln and Dixon State Schools for the Retarded in Illinois."[2]


Born in Chicago, Dykinga began his career at the Chicago Tribune, and the Chicago Sun-Times before moving to Arizona, where he joined the Arizona Daily Star and taught at the University of Arizona and Pima Community College.[3]

Dykinga is a founding Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers[4] His work appears in Arizona Highways and National Geographic.[5] He shows at the G2 Gallery.[6] He is on the board of the Sonoran Desert National Park Project.[7]

In 2010, Dykinga was photographer in residence at Sedona Photofest.[8]


Dykinga lives in Tucson, Arizona, with his wife Margaret Malley; they married in 1965.[5]

He attended Riverside Brookfield Township High School.

Awards and honors[edit]

  • 2010: "Stone Canyon" was selected as one of "40 Best Nature Photographs of all time" by the International League of Conservation Photographers [9]
  • 2011: Received the Outstanding Nature Photographer of the Year Award from the Nature Photographers of North America.[10]




  1. ^ Elizabeth A. Brennan, Elizabeth C. Clarage, eds. (1999). Who's who of Pulitzer Prize winners. Greenwood Press. ISBN 1573561118.  Page 206, #400 at Google Books.
  2. ^ * "Feature Photography". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved November 13, 2013.
    • "Jack Dykinga". Current TV (current.com). Archived from the original on November 20, 2010. Retrieved January 24, 2011. 
    • "Jack Dykinga". Tucson Morning Blend. August 18, 2010. Retrieved January 24, 2011. 
  3. ^ Villareal, Narciso Thomas (November 3, 2010). "Research Paper on Photojournalist Jack Dykinga". JRN 280 Blog for Narciso Thomas Villarreal (villarrealjrn280.blogspot.com). Retrieved January 24, 2011. 
  4. ^ http://www.ilcp.com/photographers/jack-dykinga#
  5. ^ a b "Jack Dykinga". National Geographic Photography (photography.nationalgeographic.com). Retrieved January 24, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Artists: Jack Dykinga". The G2 Gallery (theg2gallery.com). Retrieved January 24, 2011. 
  7. ^ Rappaport, Robert (September 23, 2009). "Jack Dykinga". Video on Demand – Video Shorts. Arizona Public Media (ondemand.azpm.org). Retrieved January 24, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Jack Dykinga, Sedona PhotoFest 2010 Master-in-Residence Photographer". Sedonaphotofest.com. Archived from the original on May 29, 2010. Retrieved January 24, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Guardian: 40 greatest Nature Photographs". Retrieved 2014-05-09. 
  10. ^ "NANPA Awards and Past Winners". Retrieved May 9, 2014. 

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