Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Matt Eich - 2006 CPOY

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:
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,

1 comment:

Marie said...

Wow. Love his sense of balance in all of his portraits.