Matt Eich was born in Richmond, VA on July 11, 1986. He graduated from Oaktree Acadamy High School in 2004.
He is currently a junior at Ohio University working on a Bachelor of Science degree in photojournalism.
He has freelanced for several publications including The FADER magazine and The Virginian-Pilot and interned at The Orange County-Register. He has also been published in NoTxt magazine, The Sunday (London) Times and The British Journal of Photography.
His awards include:
College Photographer of the Year (2006)
2nd Place Student Portfolio at the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar (2006)
Nominated for PDN's 30 Emerging Photographers (2006)
Commended in The Ian Parry Awards (2006)
$10,000 Nikon Achievement Scholarship for Best Student Work at The Eddie Adams Workshop (2005)
Additional images can be seen at: www.matteichphoto.com
He currently splits his time between his studies in Athens, Ohio and his family in Suffolk, Va.
Please also see interview Part A and Part B.
Enough for now,