Matt Eich speaks on commitment through his photographs and the stories they encapsulate.

About the speaker

Matt Eich (b. Richmond, Virginia, 1986) is a photographic essayist working on long-form projects about the American condition.

He received a BS in Photojournalism from Ohio University and an MFA in Photography from the University of Hartford. His first book, Carry Me Ohio, was released by Sturm & Drang in 2016. His second book, I Love You, I’m Leaving was published in 2017 by Ceiba Editions. In 2018 he released Days Before / Days After, a collaborative book with Jared Soares, published by Zatara Press. Matt’s projects have been supported by an Aaron Siskind Individual Photographer’s Fellowship, a VMFA Professional Visual Arts Fellowship, and two Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography.

Eich was an artist in residence at Light Work in 2013 and is invited to a Robert Rauschenberg Residency in 2019. He has taught at Syracuse University and The George Washington University. Matt continues to accept commissions and resides in Charlottesville, Virginia with his family.

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