Corrections

By  |  December 21, 2015
From Its Hills and Valleys | All photographs by Matthew Jessie From Its Hills and Valleys | All photographs by Matthew Jessie

Artist: Matthew Jessie

Project: Its Hills and Valleys

Description: The series Its Hills and Valleys  by Matthew Jessie presents images of the photographer’s native East Tennessee. In his work, Jessie seeks to correct false representations the Appalachian region has contended with for decades.


Matthew Jessie is a large format photographer from the small town of Rogersville, Tennessee. He currently lives in Johnson City.

Jeff Rich is a photographer based in Iowa City. His work focuses on water issues ranging from recreation and sustainability to exploitation and abuse. Jeff currently teaches photography at the University of Iowa. He curates the OA’s weekly photo series, Eyes on the South.