Matt Eich (b. 1986) is a photographic essayist and portrait photographer born and based in Virginia. He holds a BS in Photojournalism from Ohio University and an MFA in Photography from Hartford Art School’s International Limited-Residency Program.
Matt’s work is widely exhibited in solo and group shows and his prints are in the permanent collection of The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, The Portland Art Museum, The New York Public Library and others. His long-form projects have received grant support from The Alexia Foundation, the Aaron Siskind Fellowship, NPPA Short Grant, National Geographic Magazine and twice received The Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography.
Commercial clients include Apple, Canadian Opera Company, Republic Records, Sentara Healthcare, Tiffany & Company.
Editorial clients include 6mois, AARP, Al Jazeera America, BusinessWeek, Esquire, ESPN, FADER, FT Weekend Magazine, GEO, GQ, Modern Farmer, Matter, National Geographic, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, TIME, WIRED. You can see tearsheets of his work here.
Eich lives with his family in Charlottesville, Virginia while accepting commissions of all kinds and working on long-form photographic essays about the American Condition. His first book, Carry Me Ohio, is available from Sturm & Drang.
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