To Survive on This Shore:
Photographs and Interviews with Transgender
and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults

By Jess T. Dugan and Vanessa Fabbre
Published by Kehrer Verlag in 2018
79 color photographs, 164 pages, 9" x 12" hardcover

Interview by Karen Irvine, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

First edition sold out / second edition available for purchase from Kehrer Verlag or on Amazon.

To Survive on This Shore: Limited Edition Portfolio

Twelve photographs and their corresponding interviews
Image size:  13.5" x 18" on 16" x 20" paper
Edition of 12 / SOLD OUT

Designed by Rafael Soldi
Produced by Jess T. Dugan at Light Work in Syracuse, NY in 2018
Custom clamshell box made by Hope Bindery and Box Company

More information here


Every Breath We Drew

Published by Daylight Books in 2015
62 color photographs, 116 pages, 9" x 11" hardcover

Essay by Amy Galpin
Interview with Dawoud Bey

Available for purchase from Daylight Books or on Amazon.  





Queer Holdings: A Survey of the Leslie-Lohman
Museum Collection

Published by Hirmer Verlag in 2019

Edited by the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, Gonzalo Casals, and Noam Parness

Available for purchase from Hirmer Verlag or on Amazon.

Contact Sheet 202: Light Work Annual 2019

Published by Light Work, Syracuse, NY in 2019

Essay by Dorothy Moss, Curator of Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Available for purchase from Light Work.

Disruptive Perspectives: Exhibition Catalog

Published by the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL, and Photoforum Pasquart Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, 2017

Essays by curators Allison Grant and Nadine Wietlisbach, Meredith Talusan, and Geneva Moser

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The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2016: American Portraiture Today

Published by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
72 pages, 5" x 8.5" softcover

Foreword by National Portrait Gallery Director Kim Sajet
Essay by Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw
About the Artists by National Portrait Gallery Curator Dorothy Moss

Available for purchase on Amazon.

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Fraction of a Second: Exhibition Catalog

Published by Radius Books
9.25 x 12.75 inches, Softbound, 100 pages, 58 images
First edition limited to 250 copies

Co-Published with Fraction Magazine, 516 Arts, UNM Art Museum. 

Curated by David Bram, essays by Michele Penhall and James Elkins. 

Available for purchase from Radius Books.



Flash Forward 2015

Published by The Magenta Foundation
300 color photographs, 256 pages, 8" x 11" hardcover

Preface by Scott Mullin
Foreword by Cheryl Newman

Available for purchase from The Magenta Foundation.  





Every Breath We Drew

Exhibition Catalog, 2012
8.25 x 10.5 inches, Softbound, 54 pages, 30 images

Essay by David Travis

Accompanied exhibitions at the Schneider Gallery in Chicago, IL and at jdc Fine Art in San Diego, CA.





Pretty boys looking at me

Artist book, 2013
16 photographs on matte paper, hand-sewn, 5.5 x 7.5 inches
Edition of 100  /  Sold Out

Pretty boys looking at me is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Fine Arts Library at Harvard University, The Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, and The Kinsey Institute, among others. 





Flash Forward 2013

Published by The Magenta Foundation
300+ color photographs, 256 pages, 8" x 11" hardcover

Preface by Scott Mullin
Foreword by Jasmine DeFoore

Available for purchase from The Magenta Foundation.  






Exhibition Catalog, 2012
Published by The Griffin Museum, Winchester, MA
8.25 x 10.5 inches, Softbound, 24 pages

Introduction by Dawoud Bey
Interview with Anthony Scibilia





A Moment Collected:
Photographs at the Harvard Art Museum

8 x 10 inches, Softbound, 96 pages, 49 b/w photographs
Essay by Mary Malloy
Interview with Shellburne Thurber

Edition of 250





A Moment Collected: Limited Edition Portfolio

18 Silver Gelatin Prints in a custom portfolio box
8 x 10 images on 11 x 14 paper

Edition of 10 with 3 Artist Proofs